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Shared Decision-Making Toolkit

This practical resource shares examples, tips and tools drawn from Creative People and Places, showing how projects have involved local people in project-level decision-making.

 

It presents a range of approaches and learning that we hope will help inform thinking in the wider cultural sector. Woven throughout the resource are questions and quotes drawn from Chrissie Tiller’s Power Up, posed as thinking points.

 

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Evaluation in Participatory Arts Programmes

This document brings together 18 examples of evaluation tools, methods and approaches, including creative evaluation, from across the Creative People and Places programme. 

 

It will be of interest to artists and arts organisations planning evaluations, particularly participatory projects in community contexts.

 

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Ten Top Tips: Using Stewards at Outdoor Arts Events

The right stewards can make or break an arts event, especially when your audiences are not traditional arts attenders. Jan Lennox from Watermans and the Creative People and Places project in Hounslow shares her top tips for creating a friendly and welcoming space.

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Taking Bearings

A compass-style toolkit  to help you navigate a collaborative artistic journey, plus some suggested core ingredients required for serving up quality artistic experiences. This resource came out of a peer learning event exploring quality in the context of the Creative People and Places programme. Includes a map of quality by Nicole Mollett and a short story by Sarah Butler, part of the More Than 100 Stories commission.

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Pop Up Shops Handbook

A practical 'how to' handbook that guides you through the process of using empty shops to create pop up art spaces. You can download an evaluation report of the project here. By Dan Thompson and Transported.

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bait's Quality Guidelines

bait use these guidelines to focus their thinking about quality at the planning and review stage of projects. The guidelines were developed in October 2014 when Mark Robinson, Critical Friend for bait, led a session with the bait staff team to explore what quality looks like in the context of their programme.

 

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