We Are Here: A Social Distancing Family Festival

We Are Here  is a family friendly social distancing doorstep festival all about celebrating families in lockdown.  Brought to you by Groundswell Arts and Artist partners Catherine Rive, Giles Leaman and Roadie we will be encouraging and curating a series of 3 events through May to bring your talents out of the house and remind the world that WE ARE HERE


Festival Schedule

We are Here: Inside Out Photo Trail 

  • Ongoing throughout May 

We are Here: The Big Chalk (On your pavement) 

  • Thursday 7th May – All Day

We are Here: Family Jam (In your doorway)

  • Thursday 14th May 7.45pm (leading on to the clap for carers 
Program and Activities PDF
Download map

We Are Here: Photo trail

Children in Nursery Schools and Schools across London have been participating in The Language of photography project working with Artist Catherine Rive

All through May you can send your children’s photos of life in lockdown to us and we will add them to our growing virtual and outdoor photo trail. instagram weareherephotos or upload and use social #WeAreHere.

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We Are Here: The Big Chalk

Click to see our Big Chalk film

The Big Chalk Day was a fantastic success with Families contributing to the colour from all across the UK.

Check out a montage of images in our Big Chalk Film and continued to email pictures of your contributions to us.

We Are Here: Family Jam

Create your own shakers or hand clappers and join us on Thursday 14th May, 7.45pm to jam along with our musicians from your own doorstep.

Haringey Artist Giles Leaman, has designed some easy to make recycled instruments 

Download the festival program and activities guide above for all the details and get creating.