8 fun facts about darts & The Point

Think you’re totally clued up on everything darts (Doncaster Community Arts) get up to? Reckon you’re up-to-speed with all things The Point?

Have a read of our 8 fun facts and test your knowledge…

[1] Our artists deliver around 67,400 hours of creative activity a year at The Point and across the borough.

[2] The Point is the only Makaton-friendly venue in Doncaster, and provides one of only 6 Changing Place Facilities in the town.

[3] In 2017, our youngest participant was 4 and our oldest participant was 104!

[4] We exhibit around 500 pieces of art each year in our free gallery, including world-famous names like Matisse and Bill Viola, along with brilliant local talent.

[5] Every year, residents from every single ward in Doncaster have got involved in our creative activities.

[6] We work to Age Friendly and Family Arts standards and all of our staff are Dementia Friends trained.

[7] Our fantastic team of volunteers and board of Trustees give over 1000 hours of time each year in support of us.

[8] All of the money needed to deliver our projects, workshops and events is fundraised through grants, commissions and donations. Over the last 5 years, darts has brought £8 million into Doncaster through championing the arts.

How many of our facts did you know? How many surprised you?