Founded in 2013 by Croydon locals, Turf Projects is Croydon’s homegrown art space. The first entirely artist-run contemporary art space in Croydon and a registered charity, Turf has supported the work of over 500 artists to date through free exhibitions, workshops, events and low cost studio & project space. Turf also host & facilitate two collectives; MOSS (a collective of artists living with learning disabilities) and Art Press (a collective of local 14-21 year olds), a support & residency programme for Croydon School of Art students, family workshops, projects with local schools & more.

Care about about creativity & community in Croydon and want to help? Find out all the different ways you can support us below!

Make a donation

You can make a one-off or recurring donation of any amount here via paypal.

Alternatively dropping into the gallery where we’ll be happy to help. Thank you for your support from all of us at Turf!

Become a Turf Friend

As a friend of Turf, a donation of £35 a year will allow us to provide high quality, paid opportunities for emerging artists & help to make contemporary art available to everyone. You’ll also receive:

 25% discount on all Turf Projects editions & publications
 25% discount on use of our workspaces
 Invitations to exclusive artist and curator-led tours of new exhibitions
 Access to any fully booked free workshop or event
 Updates on how your contribution has strengthened the growth of our creative community
 Credit on our website & at the gallery (if desired!)

Support us when you shop at Co-op

If you’re a Co-op member you can support Turf’s accessibility scheme simply by buying Co-op brand products when you shop. All proceeds from this go towards training our staff, developing our access resources and purchasing equipment to make our programmes more accessible and inclusive. Just log in to your co-op account and select Turf Projects as your community cause.

Find out more and log in / register 

Chat with us about becoming a patron

Want to support us in a big way? Chat to us about becoming a patron to see how we could work together to secure a sustainable future for Turf. Click here to get in touch and chat!
Currently we’re particularly looking for individuals and businesses who are interested in supporting permanent space for nonprofit and community-focused organisations in Croydon.

Buy from our shop

We make exciting things at Turf with emerging artists, which you can buy in our shop and which all goes directly back into funding what we do. See the latest additions below or click here to head to shop homepage.

Does your business want to show support?

Get in touch at and let’s chat! Take a look at our supporters section on our about page to see who’s helped us so far.

Help us in securing a stable future

We’ve been building community in Croydon since 2013… all without a building of our own. Currently we’re focusing on the future and trying to secure a permanent home which will help provide a creative legacy for Croydon for years to come. Do you want to help? We’d love to hear from you.

Support us with materials or services

We’d love to hear from likeminded businesses who’d be interested in supporting us with sponsorships of materials or services.

Host your staff teambuilding with us

We offer creative, fun and unusual teambuilding workshops in our creative space in the heart of Croydon. Get in touch!

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