Artichoke works with artists to invade our public spaces

The ambitious artworks we produce in cities, the countryside and on coastlines around the UK transforms the way people see the world.

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Current and recent projects include HERD, The Gallery, Lumiere, PROCESSIONS and Sanctuary

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Artichoke Summer School August 2023.
November 30, 2023

Help us inspire more young people this Christmas

Today is Giving Tuesday and the launch of The Big Give Christmas Challenge, the UK’s largest match funding campaign… Read More

Thousands of light bulbs glimmer in the dark. They are in the formation of a wave and the floor reflects them.
November 6, 2023

Lumiere 2023 programme revealed

The UK’s Light Art Biennial returns to Durham from 16 – 19 November 2023 featuring over 40 incredible installations… Read More

July 18, 2023

Thousands joined us in Huddersfield for the epic finale of HERD 

HERD united communities through music and spectacle in a week-long sheep-filled extravaganza … Read More

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As a registered charity, Artichoke’s events are entirely dependent on additional funding from individuals and organisations.

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