Artillery is an arts development organisation based in Walthamstow, North East London, established by the creative team behind the E17 Art Trail.

E17 Art Trail 

The next E17 Art Trail is taking place 03 -18 June 2017.  Registration closed in March, and we are now organising the 230+ submissions to prepare the printed Trail Guide. The local contribution to the programme is nothing short of epic. 7000 local people are creatively involved in preparing work for exhibitions and performance!! It is going to be an extraordinary 16 days in Walthamstow.

E17 Art Trail Idea Sparks Talks
In preparation for the next E17 Art Trail we 've held six lively monthly talks exploring our theme: STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics). And we're hoping to do more after the E17 Art Trail to continue discussing practice, collaboration and what we've discovered while respnding to the STEAM theme.

Each talk featured artists and experts in science, maths, geology, and other STEM disciplines. They were intended to inspire art trail participants to think about, generate and develop ideas based on STEAM topics in time to register exhibitions and events. The Idea Sparks Talks were free to attend, and attracted audeiences of between 60 and 120 people.

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Thank you to Danny Coope for refreshing our E17 Art Trail logo.

Volunteer opportunties

We have a range of opportunities  to assist with our projects and to support our organisational development. These include volunteering with artists, volunteering with artillery production teams, welcoming audiences at events,  assisting with our publicity campaigns, undertaking sector research and our office task list. And we will have more opportunities throughout the year. Are you interested in making our creative events happen in our neighbourhoods?
Please register your interest to volunteer with this form.

Beans on Balconies
Making Space to Grow

Beans on Balconies is a neighbourhood network for local people living in and around Wood Street, E17, who enjoy making things, growing plants, cooking, sharing neighbourhood feasts and meeting people.  We’re funded until July 2017 to support neighbours, especially people living in flats, to enjoy growing and sharing food and making ideas happen.  We're looking forward to collaborating with residents and Blackhorse Workshop and growing mentors to co-design and assemble planters that really fit our balconies and the way we live in our flats. With money raised by Health Lives through the Health Lottery we have funding for seed and compost giveaways, designing and making sessions, neighbourhood feasts, frivolous challenges and practical growing advice.

Check our map to see if you, your friends, family or colleagues live in a Beans on Balconies neighbourhood. 

If you'd like to find out more contact


Photo Gallery

Contributions are from our volunteer festival photographers.


Dates for diaries

E17 Art Trail: 3-18 June 2017

Cultivate Festival: 3-11 September 2016


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