Artichoke works with artists to create extraordinary and ambitious public art in cities, the countryside and on coastlines around the UK.



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May 9, 2022

Meet our new Trustees

We’re delighted to welcome five new trustees to the Artichoke board Laia Gasch, Tony Heaton, Desirée Clarke Noble, Shirley Rodrigues and Nephertiti Schandorf have joined our board. With extensive expertise and varied experience spanning the creative industries, marketing and public service, they were selected following an open recruitment process. All… Read More

A huge wooden structure burning
May 6, 2022

Tickets now available for Sanctuary Burn

Join us at sunset on the evening of Saturday 28 May for the spectacular finale of Sanctuary  Location: Miners’ Welfare Park, Bedworth, CV12 9HH Open to the public from 21 – 28 May, Sanctuary will be a unique memorial to commemorate the nation’s losses during the Covid pandemic. It will… Read More

April 12, 2022

Lumiere wins Best Creative Lighting Event at the [d]arc awards

We are over the moon that Lumiere Durham 2021 has won Best Creative Lighting Event at the 2022 [d]arc awards. … Read More

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London 1666 participants and artist David Best holding up wooden numbers which say
London 1666, David Best, London’s Burning, a festival of arts and ideas for Great Fire 350. Produced by Artichoke. Photo by Matthew Andrews