This section has links for useful organisations based in and around Slough.
Art Beyond Belief are an organisation based in Slough who look to enable dialogue between people of all faiths and none through the medium of art.
Whether you are new to the world of theatre, or have years of experience, either on stage or behind the scenes, you will be welcomed at CAST. CAST put on several productions a year and meet at Colnbrook Village Hall on a Monday or Thursday evening from 8pm to 11pm.
jelly is an arts organisation in the heart of Reading. Established in 1993 as an artist led studio and exhibition facility, jelly run exhibitions, educational activities and special arts events.
ReOrsa is an artist-led initiative to support and promote the activities of professional, practising visual artists living in the Thames Valley. They work to encourage businesses to offer temporary use of vacant spaces in town centres at little or no cost for exhibitions, installations, and other related project activities.
Rifco Arts is a British Asian Theatre Company first established in 1997. Rifco Arts was originally formed as a consortium of actors and directors wanting to create a fresh voice in South Asian Theatre and annually produces new writing relevant to the British Asian Community. Their mission is to produce vibrant, accessible, high quality theatre that reflects and celebrates the contemporary British Asian experience; with a focus on enticing and engaging new audiences. They are Slough's only Arts Council England Regularly Funded organisation and are resident at the West Wing Arts Centre.
Visit the council's main website and find out more about services on offer for people living in Slough. The site also has an excellent 'what's on' guide giving information about events and activities happening in and around Slough.
Slough has many venues for hire, such as community centres and a conference centre that are ideal for use by arts groups in Slough for meetings, activities and events. To find out further details visit the link below or alternatively contact the Booking and Events coordinator on 01753 875762 to discuss your requirements.
SCVS work with local people to help them form and work effectively as a voluntary organisation. They have helped support many new groups to set-up and have opened up access to the arts through working closely with Arts Development.
If you're a voluntary organisation or are thinking about starting an organisation, SCVS can help you with group structures, constitutions, researching funding and much more.
Slough Library has an excellent reputation for involvement in the arts. As well as running regular music times and storytelling activities for children, they also run creative summer activities and are the venue for the annual Community Arts Training Scheme. They also have a number of resources including magazines and funding directories.
Slough Museum has an extensive collection of artefacts relating to the history of Slough. They run regular arts activities and projects with children and young people to help them engage with the history of Slough and its population.
SWIPE are a local group that create positive activities and music opportunities for young people. They give young musicians, vocalists and bands of all styles the opportunity to record and rehearse for free. They offer free lessons to young people in a variety of instruments and loan instruments to young people.
Swipe have developed Panachea, the Slough Community Steel Band and are training people to make and tune steel pans using modern manufacturing techniques paired with traditional tuning methods at their unique steel pan factory.
Sprout Designs are a design company based in Egham who created the look and feel of this lovely website.
Two Left Feet are a voluntary organisation committed to introducing dance in a new, exciting and fun way. They welcome people from all backgrounds and with all abilities and want to appeal to those who ‘dream’ of dancing but because they believe they have ‘two left feet’ may not have had the confidence. They run taster dance classes in a wide range of dance styles.
The West Wing is a fully accessible venue with a 250 seat auditorium, dance studio, meetings rooms, exhibition space and free parking. It is home to RIFCO Arts, Creative Junction and the Creative Academy’s Foundation Degree Arts in Dance.Email a friend