Welcome to SCARF – The School & Community Arts Resource Facility Wolverhampton

SCARF is a not for profit social enterprise business, based in Wolverhampton. We are focused on reducing the carbon footprint of local businesses and helping the environment by reusing surplus materials from businesses as resources for art, education and play.

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Need Paint?

Does your project need paint then with an ever-changing supply of paints to suit all uses then please try us first!

Our stock comes from oversupply, damaged containers or mislabelling and is the same great paint you'd get elsewhere but at even more affordable prices.

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Need Materials?

From plastics, cardboard, fabrics, foam, leather, paper, ribbons to tiles, tubes, tubs, woods, wools, zips and much, much, more.

Our stock is always changing and we're sure that if you come and take a look then you'll leave with even more ideas than you came in with!

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Workshops

We offer a number of creative workshops for a range of objectives to suit groups of different ages and abilities. We also create specific workshops to meet your individual needs or curriculum.

Our workshops can add to staff inductions, school lessons, local events, fayres, children's parties and baby showers to name but a few.

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Craft Packs

Our craft packs collect ideas into individual packages that provide the materials and instructions for creative projects to "take and make".

Available individually or for bulk order there's a wide and ever-growing range including finger puppets, super hero masks, robots and aliens, fairies and sensory packs.

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Gallery of Examples

Here you will find a collection of pictures that tell a little bit of the story of what happens with our materials when they get back out into the world.

In here there be monsters, magic, fairies, toys, puppets, models and costumes – there's some workshops and may be more than one or two people having fun!

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Consider Donating?

We need your rubbish! Okay, not all of your rubbish but a lot of those items that it just seems a shame to throw away and see end up in landfill.

If your business or company has waste materials or paint, then we may be able to help you by you helping us!

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News & Events

News: SCARF Open Saturdays This Summer!

SCARF Open Saturdays This Summer!

If you need paint and materials throughout the summer holiday you know where to come!

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Event: Prints and Patterns (27/08/2016)

Prints and Patterns

In this creative printmaking workshop children will experiment with colour, natural materials and recycled materials. They will have fun printing textures and patterns inspired by the natural world to create unique artwork to take home.

Northycote Farm, Wolverhampton

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Event: Nature Crowns / Masks (03/09/2016)

Nature Crowns / Masks

Making masks and crowns is a fun and creative way to feed a child's imagination and encourage role-play. In this craft workshop children use both natural and recycled materials to make a decorative crown or mask to take home and wear.

Northycote Farm, Wolverhampton

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