The Bower is a non-profit organisation which does not receive any revenue funding. It is a collaborative project between Louisa Bailey and Joyce Cronin and has charitable status as a Community Interest Company no. 10932813.
We both juggle other jobs and commitments while keeping The Bower going because we believe in the importance of non-commercial, alternative art spaces and the role that organisations such as ours play in working with artists and writers at all stages in their careers. We maintain and give new purpose to two buildings which had previously been derelict for many years.
As a result of the coronavirus/COVID-19 health crisis we are in the difficult position of having to close for the foreseeable future. Since opening in summer 2018 the income from our cafe has been a key source of funding which supports our core costs, including rent and bills. The loss of this income will be
If you would have bought a coffee or a book or a card from us during this time, please consider making a donation here however small. It will be a big help until we can resume our programme and activities. All donations support our exhibitions, events and publications and will help us through this difficult time to continue our work in Brunswick Park for the benefit of the artists and the community.
Photo: Arts PR London
Illustration: Lena Yokoyama