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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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Recent projects include The GallerySanctuaryLumiere and PROCESSIONS


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A billboard of CRY (2022) by Allyson Packer overlooking a busy road at night. A barren landscape. A freight train can barely be seen in the distance. A road sign in the foreground reads 'CR Y'.
January 30, 2023

The State We’re In: Now Live!

11 timely and powerful artworks respond to the theme ‘The State We’re In’ on thousands of billboards and outdoor digital screens across the four nations of the UK. Read More

Profile photos of Artichoke's Young Trustees, Ben & Medea.
January 17, 2023

Meet our Young Trustees

We’re delighted to welcome two new young trustees to the Artichoke board! Ben Lee and Medea Manaz have joined our company Board of Directors and Trustees.  Fewer than 3% of charities have Board Members under 30. At Artichoke, we believe that Young Trustee roles are essential stepping stones… Read More

End Over End, Lucy McDonnell
January 16, 2023

Applications for Brilliant 2023 are now open!

Do you have a bright idea for Lumiere 2023? We want to hear your proposal for a new light artwork that will transform Durham’s urban landscape for four nights. 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