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A large mural on the side of a building in Lowestoft depicting a woman shouting Use Your V

Enabling place-making through art, engagement and events.

Our work encourages authentic connection through place-relevant projects. We are dedicated to supporting and building communities through urban art and participatory events.

Building Creative Communities

Art Eat develops and delivers street art, events, festivals and programmes which focus on place-making and place activation though community, participation, development of skills and people. Inclusion is at the heart of everything we do. Our clients and project partners include local authorities, business improvement districts, businesses, charities, landlords,  property developers, artists, and the hospitality sector.

Zoe Power mural artist adding finishing touches to a large scale urban mural in Ipswich cr

Mural Production

We work with talented artists who develop bold murals about important things. Often working together with local groups to explore ideas and messages relevant to people and their places.

Children participating in a shadow puppetry workshop in a school in Suffolk, run by Holly

Art Workshops

We have a roster of skilled creative workshop facilitators who can support projects or add a sense of fun and exploration to any event. Developing the creative skills of children and adults alike.

Dulce Duca collaborative performance in Ipswich with participants on wheels part of Hullab

Community Engagement

Our experienced team are ideally placed to deliver authentic engagement and participation projects anywhere. We dive in, listen and learn to inspire great projects that have a lasting positive impact.

Man looks at panel explaining the historic references about Colchester which feature in a


Offering guidance for placemaking projects and meaningful local engagement for maximum effect. We offer consultation, fundraising support and development and delivery.

Placemaking With People

At Art Eat events C.I.C., we believe that creativity brings people together in powerful ways and makes places better and more vibrant. That’s why we develop engaging projects that connect and fortify local communities. Exploring important themes and striving to make our work fun, informative, and accessible. Our aim is to encourage growth and collaboration through art to bring fresh and innovative experiences to everyone. 

About Art Eat Events

Led by two independent producers - Iona Hodgson and Daisy Lees, with a combined experience of over 50 years in creative production, curation and fundraising, Art Eat is a Community Interest Company dedicated to placemaking and community arts. Our projects and events are designed to be place-and-time-relevant, meaningful, and have a lasting impact. We believe in the transformative power of art for good, and our team works closely with clients and partners to develop projects that reflect their values, speak to their communities, and bring people together.

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Daisy Lees & Iona Hodgson smiling at the camera, they are the co-directors of Art Eat Events and work together.
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