Ancoats Visual Arts – group information

AVA is an informal community group

Ancoats Visual Arts: aims to be financially and organisationally independent through;

  • Members volunteering to organise and run the peer-supported art group
  • Raising funds via
    • Art group membership fees
    • Funding applications for specific projects, such as
      • Art for Leisure artist-led projects
      • Local community-focused projects

Creative Art Courses: supports AVA;

  • To the value of approximately £5000 in-kind support annually, by offering
    • Creative guidance and support
    • Management of the
      • group structure
      • group finances
      • website and online presence
      • Support for member volunteers
    • Financial support via
      • Reduced studio rent
    • Member benefits
      • Discount for group members who attend regularly. T+C’s apply*

Updated: June 2020

* Member benefits T+C’s

Offer NOT CURRENTLY available

  • Course discounts
    • Currently, members can benefit from course discount of up to 10% off the Art + Creativity mid-week daytime course fees.
    • This offer starts from: NOT CURRENTLY VALID
  • To qualify
    • Every 9 sessions booked and attended will qualify for a 2% discount. For example; 18 sessions attended will qualify for 4% discount, etc. up to a maximum of 45 sessions attended for the full 10% discount.
    • Members must ensure they sign the attendance register. 
  • To apply
    • Members who wish to apply for a Course Discount must email to claim stating how many sessions they have attended and what discount they wish to apply for.  Members will not receive reminders.
      • Email Brian Raymond
      • Once the members’ application is verified, they will receive a Discount Code by return email.
  • To Redeem 
    • Members must redeem their Discount Code within 14 days from the date the Discount Code was emailed to them.
      • Discount Codes not redeemed during this period are not transferable, and the option to make use of the discount will be lost.
  • Note
    • Discounts to members are offered in good faith, and at the sole discretion of Brian Raymond, lead tutor at Creative Art Courses.  No discussions will be entered into should this offer be refused to a member.
    • This offer may be subject to change without consultation.

Updated: May 2021