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Windsor Contemporary Art Fair, here we come

We are going to be at Windsor Contemporary Art Fair again this year – this is one of our favourite "other" events we do. The team who run it really do support artists, most of the exhibitors are artists themselves and there is a strong sense of "local artists" too. We will be there this […]

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In Good Company with Becki Hillman, interview by Luisa Eden Garcia

It’s Wednesday afternoon and I’m waiting to interview Becki Hillman from innovative, Reading based theatre group –  In Good Company. I’m at the Coopers Arms which has recently been resurrected by local arts life force – jelly arts. I’m a little early but I don’t mind as I love nothing more than wandering around the […]

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Silence just means we’ve been busy

It doesn’t mean we have been snoozing or anything but just busy. We have been trying to make The Coopers Arms (still need a name for it) more homely or should we say more jelly like… Our new artist in residence, Joy Needham moved in and RASPO moved out (but we’re hoping that is just […]

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Heritage Weekend, 8-11 September

This year Jelly and Jacksons are working together again on a project for Reading’s Heritage Weekend – 8th to 11th September. Reading designer Emma Bradbury has created an item of clothing inspired by the Jacksons archives from the 1920’s. As part of Heritage Weekend, the clothing will be on display in Jacksons plus Reading’s own […]

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RASPO Steel Orchestra move into Jelly Artpad

Reading All Steel Percussion Orchestra (RASPO) has moved in to Jelly’s Art Pad in Market Place to prepare for the National ‘Panorama’ UK Steelband Championship on Saturday 27 August.   The move, a result of the long-term relationship between Jelly and RASPO’s management organisation CultureMix Arts, will significantly aid RASPO’s professional development.  RASPO is donating […]

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