I.AM.NOT.A.ROBOT is shortlisted for National Arts Prize

We are excited to announce our Autumn 2017 project <I.AM.NOT.A.ROBOT> in partnership with the Plymouth City Council, has been shortlisted… Read More

Job: Creative Producer (The Good Enough Gallery)

Creative Producer: The Good Enough Gallery   Effervescent is an award-winning social enterprise that is making the world a kinder… Read More

Effervescent is Hiring: Company Manager

Effervescent seeks a highly skilled, ultra organised, all round fabulous person to manage our finances, oversee HR, deal with our… Read More

Eff is hiring: Commercial Development Manager

Come and join our fun and exciting team as we take Effervescent into a new direction.   We’re looking for… Read More

Effervescent: A quick introduction to who we are and what we do…

Effervescent is an award-winning creative engagement lab based in Plymouth, established in 2004.    Team Eff June 2016: Ray White,… Read More

What is Socially-Engaged Curating?

What is socially-engaged curating? Our gallery, Radiant, is the only professional contemporary art gallery we have been able to identify… Read More

The Cold Truth: Impact report

  Here’s an impact report which details how one of our ReffUGE projects, The Cold Truth, January 2016, impacted on… Read More

Early Summer Newsletter 2016

Here’s our early Summer 2016 newsletter, with invitations to join us for gallery openings and networking, and to submit artworks… Read More

Effervescent: Finalist – Arts Project of The Year

Effervescent nominated for National Lottery Award! Plymouth’s City Centre Company of the Year 2015, Effervescent, is through to the finals… Read More

Plymouth: an epicentre for collaboration, creativity and cultural innovation

In the past fortnight Effervescent’s CEO Eloise Malone has had the privilege of being a keynote speaker or host at… Read More

Plymouth Young Contemporary Open

Effervescent, with partners Peninsula Arts, are encouraging young people in Plymouth to explore contemporary art in the first Plymouth Young… Read More

Ethical Entrepreneurship 2016

The following notes are from our Chief Executive, Eloise Malone’s, lecture on ethical entrepreneurship at Plymouth University in Winter 2016.… Read More

Collaborative Practice 2016

This is an expanded and updated version of the essay our Chief Executive Eloise Malone wrote for the Made in… Read More

Christmas Grotto 2015

Join us for a magical Christmas season, with the return of the Frightfully Charming Deer and the Fluffy SnowCreature in… Read More

Critical Review: Reffuge 2014 – 2015

A critical overview looking back at our R[eff]uge project at Radiant Gallery over the last year and a half.  As… Read More

Effervescent wins City Centre Company of the Year 2015

Last night, we won the Best City Centre Company of the Year 2015 at the prestigious Plymouth Herald City and… Read More

Word Art Horror Stories

In October 2015 our Director Eloise Malone was invited by Plymouth University to give a public lecture on quality practice… Read More

Your invitation to indulge in UNNATURAL PLEASURES

Follow the link to view your invitation to the UNNATURAL PLEASURES opening night and exhibition   26 February to 19… Read More

Effervescent News: Summer 2014

Here is a Link to Effervescent’s newsletter 2014.  In this newsletter we talk about our forthcoming exhibition; our joint project… Read More

Your Invitation to the Opening of TOMORROW [You Have No Events Scheduled For Tomorrow]

Opening Night: Tuesday 19th August 6 – 8pm Show Continues: Wednesday 20th August to Friday 10th October daily Social Evening… Read More

Effervescent News: January 2014

DOWNLOAD Effervescent’s January news letter: eff update January 2014   News this month includes:   * INCUBATE: applications now being… Read More

Recommended Reads

We’re often asked to talk about the critical and theoretical framework for our practice at Effervescent.   Whether you’re an… Read More

Effervescent: Annual Report 2012/13

We’re delighted to publish our Annual Report for 2012/13, which summarises our major projects in the last financial year; our… Read More

Effervescent News: September 2013

  DOWNLOAD Effervescent’s News:  New NXDs and FHB tour development September 2013   This months news includes: New Board Members… Read More

Fish-Hearted Bride Impact Report

Downloadable copy of the impact report generated by the Fish-Hearted Bride Project in Plymouth, 2012-13.   Fish Hearted Bride 2013… Read More

Book Review: Arts Education and Contemporary Culture

Link to our CEO’s book review for Arts Professional magazine.… Read More

Whose Cake is it Anyway? Museum Engagement Report.

Whose cake is it anyway?   There’s something simultaneously thrilling and infuriating when someone publishes a report like this.  On… Read More

Documentary: The Fish-Hearted Bride

14 minute documentary on The Fish-Hearted Bride, including show and rehearsal footage, and interviews with cast and crew.   Effervescent’s… Read More

Impact Study : Lust in Translation

Impact study examining (a) the immediate and (b) the long term impact of our 2010/11 Lust in Translation project, designed… Read More

Improving Children’s Health through the Arts

Copy of presentation for Arts and Health South West Think Tank on how to deliver more high quality arts-based interventions… Read More

Mini-promo: The Fish-Hearted Bride

Mini promo film created by Hana Backland and Charlotte Hewins, for Effervescent. Effervescent’s Fish-Hearted Bride was an arts project which… Read More

Effervescent showcased by Arts Council England

Cultural_commissioning_case_study_Effervescent   Effervescent is delighted to have been selected by Arts Council England and Eventus as an organisation leading excellent… Read More

Lust, in Translation: Seduction, and Socially-Engaged Arts Practice

Lust in Translation: Seduction, and Socially-Engaged Arts Practice   Free download of our Director’s recent article about quality practice with… Read More

Children’s Happiness

At Effervescent, we’re interested in happiness and how cultural products and interventions can change people’s inner worlds on short and… Read More

Outcomes-Specific Practice

  Spring 2012, Effervescent was invited by Arts Council England, South West to speak at a regional conference for local… Read More

Welcome to the Research Section

Effervescent is committed to supporting the development of cutting-edge and experimental work in socially-engaged arts practice across the UK.  … Read More