• Brent Artists Resource – Supporting artists since 1984
BAR (Brent Artists Resource)
Unit 4-5
1-12 Queens Parade
Willesden Green
United Kingdom


BAR has two types of membership:– Want to extend your creative arts network and meet like minded people face-to-face – join BAR ARTS. Fed up of working at home, suffering from cabin fever, need a sounding board for a new idea or project – join BAR LAB. Or join both!


Painter, sculptor, musician, film maker or coder - join BAR ARTS to extend your creative arts network and meet like minded people face-to-face. Become a BAR Member or Friend today.

BAR supports artists and performers in both the Visual and Performing Arts. Our members work embraces a wide variety of traditional and contemporary forms including Coding for Art and Live Cinema. We organise and curate regular members and open exhibitions, educational workshops and run Artists in Residence and Outreach programmes involving our members, associates and partners.

By becoming a member of Brent Artists’ Resource, you can enjoy the benefits outlined below.  Please note you don’t need to live in Brent to become a Member!

- Membership of a lively, artistic community.
- Opportunity to submit art work for three Open shows a year.
- Invitations to exhibition previews, gallery talks and workshops.
- Information on other art events and other opportunities.
- 20% discount on framing at Worldly, Wicked and Wise.
- 10% discount on art material at Tannas.
- 10% discount at Food for Thought on hot and cold drinks.

We have a range of memberships designed to be accessible and inclusive:

Membership options:

Member: £22 annually (£20 via standing order)
Concessions: £15 (£13 via standing order)
Students: (16-21 years) £5
Life Member: £250
Friend Member: (suitable for non-practicing artists) £15

Click here to download the membership and renewal form.

BAR LAB (co-working space)

Membership is FREE but to start using the co-working space you will need to register for membership. On your first vist please bring proof of your address (utility bill, council tax, etc.) and a photo ID (driving license, passport, etc.). If you are not sure where we are click here to view the "How to find us" page.

The BAR LAB opening times are Wednesday to Saturday, 10:30am to 6:00pm

For more information contact BAR LAB: info@brentartistsresource.org.uk

Sponsors and Donations

If you are a larger organisation or individual who would like to support BAR's activities there are many sponsorship opportunities to support artists, events, gallery shows and the Artists Workshop. Private donations are gladly accepted and discreetly managed. Please contact us for further information.