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A packed programme for People Place Power

11.06.18

Over 250 people are coming to People Place Power, our national conference in Wolverhampton this week.

People Place Power visual

Creating persistent encounters

23.05.18

Karen Smith talks about her think piece for Creative People and Places exploring the relationship between the programme and social capital

Detail from A Social Change Instrument by Nicole Mollett

Two research opportunities

01.02.18

A call for proposals for two pieces of work exploring CPP's impact on artistic practice and approaches to developing thriving cultural ecologies 

Super Slow Way. Sufi chanters, Shape Note singers and local residents come together to share music in the disused Brierfield Mill. Photo: Graham Kay

People Place Power: our next conference to take place in June 2018

18.01.18

Booking now open for our second People Place Power conference, focusing on inclusive approaches to arts engagement

Photo: Nelson Douglas

Food for Thought

18.12.17

Nic Allen tells us about her experience of being part of Appetite's Supper Club and her recent trips to cultural events in the UK

The Magic Flute by Royal Opera House performed at Appetite’s Big Feast Festival 2017. Photo: Clara Lou Photography

"I've learnt to believe in myself"

03.10.17

Writer Sarah Butler on the People, Places, Portraits commission and telling the stories of the people taking part in Creative People and Places

Rachel with the young people she works with in the Black Country. Photo: Stephen King

We make the road by walking

18.09.17

Chrissie Tiller on power, ownership and collaboration 

Heather Peak of Studio Morison recently took more than 50 local St Helens skaters on research trips to skate parks around the country. Photo Stephen King

You can put people in boxes but it doesn’t mean they will stay in them

18.09.17

 Rachel Anderson and Cis O’Boyle of idle women share their thoughts on power and 'othering'

Photo by Wendy Burnett, idle women 2016

Getting out of our comfort zone

18.09.17

Jan Ford reviews our new toolkit on shared decision-making and describes how it's a philosophy that's at the heart of Orchestras Live.

Sound Around Northampton Schools concert. Orchestras Live. Photo: Photocall Event Photography

Power Up and Shared Decision Making Toolkit: an introduction

18.09.17

Sarah Davies from A New Direction introduces two new companion resources on power and shared decision-making

Local cast in newly commissioned musical Danny Hero, Made In Corby. Photo: Adam Balcomb

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