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CNCS x Sussex Nightstop | Artist Open Houses 2024

Cardinal Newman Catholic School Collaborates with Sussex Nightstop to Host Artist Open House in May 2024.


Cardinal Newman Catholic School is proud to announce its partnership with Sussex Nightstop to host an Artist Open House throughout May 2024. This collaborative initiative aims to celebrate local talent, build community engagement, and raise awareness and funds for Sussex Nightstop.


The Artist Open House will take place each weekend in May at Cardinal Newman Catholic School, located in the vibrant city of Brighton and Hove. Local artists from the area will come together to showcase their artwork, offering attendees the opportunity to explore and appreciate a diverse range of artistic expressions; a private view will also be taking place on Thursday 2 May 2024 at the School - tickets for this can be secured here.


This year's event will focus on three central themes: community, resilience, and kindness. Through the power of art, the participating artists will convey these messages, reflecting the values upheld by both Cardinal Newman Catholic School (Caritas, Excellence and Together) and Sussex Nightstop.


In a concerted effort to engage and involve the school community, we have enlisted the support of our Arts Ambassadors to contribute to the success of this project. These dedicated students will play an integral role in organising and promoting the Artist Open House, as well as introducing some of their own art, further reinforcing the school's commitment to creativity and leadership among its students.


In addition to showcasing local talent, Sussex Nightstop will be hosting an online auction in conjunction with the Artist Open House. The proceeds from the auction will go towards supporting the invaluable work carried out by Sussex Nightstop in providing safe and temporary accommodation for young people facing homelessness in the Sussex area.


"We are thrilled to partner with Sussex Nightstop for this exciting initiative," said Claire Jarman, Principal of Cardinal Newman Catholic School. "The Artist Open House presents a wonderful opportunity for our school community to come together, celebrate the arts, and make a meaningful difference in the lives of those in need. We are grateful for the support of our talented local artists, dedicated students, and generous donors in making this event possible."


If you are a local artist who would be interested in showcasing your work at the event, then please contact Lily Glynn | Marketing Manager.


For more information about the Artist Open House and how to get involved, please visit https://aoh.org.uk/.


About Cardinal Newman Catholic School:

Cardinal Newman Catholic School in Hove is the largest Catholic School in England and prides itself on giving each student the opportunity, support and challenge to become their personal best and to realise their God-given potential.


Their partnership with Sussex Nightstop as part of the Artist Open Houses Trail in May will be based at the Business, Enterprise and Careers Hub (BEACH) building and will host artworks from local artists, as well as some from our very own Newman students.

Based on the teachings of St John Henry Newman, the Newman Way helps articulate three

principles: Caritas - the love which is God - Excellence and Togetherness; these three values tie in well with Sussex Nightstop’s values: Community, Resilience and Kindness.


About Sussex Nightstop:

Sussex Nightstop is a homeless charity serving the Brighton & Hove area since 2009 and the only service in Brighton offering same day accommodation in a safe setting to young

people experiencing homelessness. They provide temporary evening accommodation to

young people aged 16-25 who are homeless, or at risk of homelessness, in the homes of

local volunteer hosts, who they recruit, train and support, whilst service coordinators support

the young person throughout their stay.




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