Need, Make, Use Project Partners

The VERVE: Need  / Make / Use project is working with a multitude of partners – museums, colleges, galleries, arts centres, volunteers, community groups, source communities, craftspeople, artists, musicians, academics, researchers, students, and more – to offer opportunities for participation and engagement.

Here are just some of the fantastic partners we’ve worked with: 


Archaeological Leather Group
Abingdon and Witney College
Cardiff University
Oxford Brookes University
Oxford Indonesian Society (OXIS)
Rycotewood Furniture Centre
Royal College of Art
Ruskin College Oxford
The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH)
University of Oxford: Visual, Material and Museum Anthropology


Ark T Centre, Singers at Ark T
Asylum Welcome
Florence Park Festival
Giffords Circus
Larmer Tree Festival
Old is the New Young Festival
Oxford Pride
Oxfordshire County Council
Refugee Resource
(Social & Community Services)Oxfordshire Travellers
Tales of Our City
Tashi Lhunpo Tibetan monks
Wilderness Festival 
Young Dementia UK

Arts and Culture

British Museum
Creative Dementia Arts Network
Fusion Arts
Museum of Rural Life, University of Reading
My Normal
North Wall
O3 Gallery
Old Fire Station / Crisis
OYAP Trust
Pegasus Theatre / Film Oxford
Salisbury Museum

Music and Dance

The Bagpipe Society
BG records / Young Women’s Music Project (YWMP)
Folk Weekend Oxford
Jackie Oates
Ni Madé Pujawati
Oxford Contemporary Music (OCM)
Rosie Kay
Seby Ntege
Young Women's Music Project


Simon Clements
Tom van Deijnen
Awon Golding
Rachel Hopkins
Hideta Kitazawa
Philip Koomen
Philip Pullman
Various 'Crafty Networking' speakers

University of Oxford

Oxford University Equality & Diversity Unit