Charity information

Zinc Arts

Zinc is a dynamic, leading arts and education charity that believes passionately in arts without exception. We offer inclusive opportunities for SEN people to be engaged creatively, using the arts to encourage people to achieve their full potential and build skills. Zinc works closely with schools and organisations to deliver creative workshop activities to learners, either offsite with the partner organisation or at our Arts Centre in Chipping Ongar.

Founded 1993

  • Mission statement

    Zinc exists to inspire people through education and the arts, to raise aspirations, and to develop and promote new talent. Zinc passionately believes that everyone should have the opportunity to discover, or re-discover, their potential regardless of their background or circumstances

  • Aims

    Zinc Arts aims to:

    • Generate pathways within the arts
    • Stimulate high-quality, diverse and experimental project work
    • Provide lifelong learning, training and employment opportunities
    • Create platforms for the exploration and representation of the cultures and neglected histories of excluded groups
    • Foster enabling environments and advance inclusiveness, accessibility and equality in the wider arts environment, and in the communities in which we live
  • Overview

    Established: October 1993

    Registered Charity Number: 1035444

    Board members: 7

    Full time staff: 5

    Part time staff: 13

    Volunteers: 5

    Phone number: 01277365626

    Address: Great Stony, High Street, Ongar CM5 0AD

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