Arms Around The Child

School Opening

It was a very sad start to 2023 which saw the tragic loss of Arms Around The Child’s ambassador Christian Atsu during the devastating earthquake in Turkey/Syria. Christian had written to Arms Around The Child the week before the earthquake to say how excited he was about the progress of the school and how much […]

Christian Atsu Tribute

Tribute to Christian Atsu from Arms Around The Child It is with immense pain and disbelief that we have to write these words. We had held onto the hope that Christian would survive and be found in the rubble of the tragic earthquake to hit Turkey and Syria. Like the many friends, families and people […]

Black Star Gala 2018

  On the 14th of March, Arms Around The Child partnered with our ambassador, Ghanaian native and Professional Footballer, Christian Atsu to host The Black Star Gala in Newcastle. The evening’s success highlighted the power of football in its ability to create global social change. The funds raised will go towards an ambitious 8 classroom school […]

Arms Around the Child Announces; The Black Star Gala with Christian Atsu

In partnership with our Ambassador, Newcastle Premiership Footballer Christian Atsu, we are thrilled to announce our exciting upcoming event The Black Star Gala, which will take place on 14th March 2018 in Newcastle. This special event will be your opportunity to rub shoulders with footballers and celebrities and support the work of Arms Around The Child by funding the building of […]

Alastair Mackie and More at Art Around the Child 2017

 ***Exhibition open 10-5pm until 16th November*** ONLINE BIDS CLOSE ON 14TH NOVEMBER AT 3PM ALASTAIR MACKIE Alastair Mackie reconciles the formal with the conceptual in a generous body of work that challenges the deep-rooted separation between animal and human, and exposes the clichés still hampering our understanding of man’s relationship to the natural world (Coline Milliard). Born […]

ART AROUND THE CHILD; Introducing Ben Summers, Katharina Hacker and Edward Akrout

****Exhibition open from November 9th-16th, 10-5pm daily**** BID ONINE NOW: INTRODUCING BEN SUMMERS  Born in 1981 In Cuckfield, Ben spent a large part of his childhood living across Europe due his father’s military occupation, including Malta, Belgium and Germany. These early experiences have shaped much of the foundation for Ben’s work and the continuous thread […]

Art Around the Child, Exhibition open 9th November 10am

****Exhibition open from November 9th-16th, 10-5pm daily**** INTRODUCING ROB AND NICK CARTER  The Carters are a husband and wife artistic duo that has been collaborating for the past 20 years. Their work is centred on the possibilities of light, colour and form and has taken many mediums, including camera-less photography, painting, installation, neon, sculpture and […]

ART AROUND THE CHILD; Introducing George Morton-Clark, Hiroshi Aoki, 3D (Robert del Naja)

****Exhibition open from November 9th-16th, 10-5pm daily**** INTRODUCING GEORGE MORTON-CLARK George Morton-Clark was born and raised in Tooting, South London; a descendant of Sir Joshua Reynolds, the founder, and first president of the Royal Academy of Arts. Now based in East London he has exhibited and sold work  across the US, Germany, France, Switzerland and […]