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The role of voluntary arts in Creative People and Places

16.01.17

Robin Simpson of Voluntary Arts introduces a report and podcast focusing on the role of voluntary arts activity in Creative People and Places projects

Rush with Southpaw Dance Company, The Cultural Spring. Photo: Dan Prince

David Jubb on Faster but Slower, Slower but Faster

12.12.16

"This is not arts for everyone. This is arts created with, by, for and about everyone. " David Jubb of Battersea Arts Centre responds to the learning emerging from Creative People and Places 

TakeOver, East Durham Creates. Photo: Richard Kenworthy

Involvement is key: a participant's view of Creative People and Places

12.12.16

Robin Dixon, a local resident and Cultural Connector with Creative Barking & Dagenham, reflects on learning from Creative People and Places and his experience of the programme

Visitors enoying the Becontree mural This Used to be Fields, a Creative Barking and Dagenham landmark commission with Create and Chad McCail. Photo Emil Charlaff

Nazli Tabatabai-Khatambakhsh on Faster but Slower, Slower but Faster

12.12.16

"Power, privilege and equity" Nazli Tabatabai-Khatambakhsh on the questions raised by learning from the Creative People and Places programme

Sufi chanters, Shape Note singers and local residents come together to share in music and song in the disused Brierfield Mill in Pendle. Part of a three-day art film event Shapes of Water, Sounds of Hope, a collaboration between pioneer in public art Suzanne Lacy and arts collective In-Situ. Super Slow Way. Photo Graham Kay

A voluntary sector perspective on Faster but Slower, Slower but Faster

12.12.16

"If you want to go faster, go alone; if you want to go further, go together." Saffi Price of Wolverhampton Voluntary Sector Council reflects on the learning emerging from the Creative People and Places programme

Creative Black Country Desi Pubs project. Amrick at Fourways. Photo Jagdish Patel

Meta-evaluation of Creative People and Places

14.06.16

Ruth Melville takes a look at the meta-evaluation of the Creative People and Places programme and Ecorys' progress report for year two

East Durham Creates VoiceOver project in Horden. Photo: Richard Kenworthy

Uncovering the learning of the Creative People and Places programme

16.12.15

Researcher Ruth Melville reflects on what Creative People and Places has achieved so far and where the real challenges lie

LeftCoast Growing People project on the Mereside housing estate. Photo: Jack Boniface

Call for papers: People, Place, Power

16.11.15

A call for papers for a national conference underpinned by our learning and other approaches to increase participation in the arts

Colour of Time, Right Up Our Street. Photo: James Mulkeen. Funded by the National Lottery through Arts Council England as part of Global Streets led by Greenwich and Docklands Festival, with support from Right Up Our Street