In 2000, Aston-Mansfield was created by the merger of two charities – Aston Charities Trust and The Mansfield Settlement – who had been working in east London since the late 19th century. The ethos of Aston-Mansfield’s work has always been about its buildings; the community anchors for local people, open to all.
Some of the services that we provided over 100 years ago are not so different to those we deliver today. The Busby Scouts group started in the original Durning Hall in 1908 and meet weekly to this day. With many regular clubs and groups, Durning Hall became a …
Together! 2012 was founded in March 2013 by locally based disabled artists, with the support of the UK Disabled People’s Council (UKDPC). We aim to make Newham – which in 2012 had the lowest percentage of residents engaging with the arts in the UK — into an international centre of excellence for Disability Arts, as part of the Paralympic cultural Legacy.
Together! 2012 was formed in response to popular demand from participants …