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We are hosting a series of strategic events and activities through 2020-22 to exchange learning with others. The programme will draw on practice from the Creative People and Places Network and beyond with discussion and exchange at the centre of each event. During the Covid-19 lockdown we have been running events online and will continue to do so until we are able to gather again in person. Our Conference will be taking place 7th-9th December 2021, and we will be sharing more information on our Conference microsite.



60 Second Stories

Digital Producer/Content Creator brief

We are seeking a digital producer or content creator to lead and support a new 60 second story series that aims to tell story of the Creative People and Places programme (CPP) in response to the theme ‘Changing Places’. The commission will start in May 2021 with a view to starting publication of stories In June 2021, with ongoing sharing until the start of December 2021.

Creative People and Places Conference 2021

Date Announced and Call Out for contributors

The 4th Creative People and Places Conference will take place from 7th - 9th December 2021. Building on the previous conferences’ theme of People Place Power, the conference will be a meeting place for everyone interested in shifting approaches in inclusive arts and cultural engagement. We are now inviting relevant proposals from the global community that seek to share practice and reflect the best thinking and practice informed by projects, practice and research in the field.



People Power Practice

17 January 2019, Peterborough

A one-day symposium hosted by the Creative People and Places network for senior cultural leaders who want to build stronger approaches to inclusive engagement.

The Power of Community

2 March 2019, Luton

A one-day symposium for Creative People and Places participants to build connections across the wider Creative People and Places network

The Art of Wellbeing

14 June 2019, Burnley

A symposium exploring the relationship between meaningful arts engagement and individual and community wellbeing

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Leadership in Creative Communities

A day of thinking and workshops about how to design and put into practice models of leadership that work for individuals and the people and communities they work with. A Development Day In partnership with Clore Leadership.


Woman talking to audience

Photo: Aleksandra Warchol


People talking at table

Photo: Aleksandra Warchol


Photo: Hannah Saunders