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Treasury of arts activities for older people. Volume 2.

A second edition of a treasury of arts activities for older people. 52 activities, accessible and creative,  for use with older people in any setting. Published by The Baring Foundation. Written by Liz Postlethwaite.


Published: 2022 | Resource type: Guide/tools

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Creatively Minded and Heritage

How can heritage and creativity support mental health? This report commissioned by the Baring Foundation and produced by the Restoration Trust showcases work from 18 heritage and arts organisations using a wealth of heritage assets, and the creativity of artists, to improve mental health and community connections.


Published: 2021 | Resource type: Research

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Considering co-creation

Discover what co-creation means, how it can help you actively listen to and collaborate with the local community and form new partnerships as well as helpful insight on putting it into practice. Explore the Heart of Glass and Battersea Arts Centre report and three podcasts with artists, producers, and collaborators.


Published: 2022 | Resource type: Podcasts

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Using creative self expression to support mental wellbeing

Creative People and Places Hounslow take us through ‘Walking with the Unseen’, a project led by local people with no specialised experience of arts and cultural leadership. It shares how by working together and deliberating the issues that they identified locally, they developed an idea that tackled the huge subject of mental health in a ... Read more


Published: 2020 | Resource type: Case studies

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Building meaningful participation

Research suggests that organisations are feeling an increased urgency to deepen connections with the communities they serve, but how can they make the most of this momentum? Ashleigh Hibbins, Anne Torreggiani and Carly Henderson from The Audience Agency demonstrate that co-creation is the answer.


Published: 2022 | Resource type: Guide/tools

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Creative People and Places: Governance and consortium working

This research gives an overview into consortia models used in the Creative People and Places programme. Witten by Catherine Bunting and Tom Fleming.


Published: 2022 | Resource type: Research

Ideas Test at No. 34 – taking over a High Street shop to increase engagement

Ideas Test, one of the first seven Creative People and Places (CPP) projects in England moved to No. 34, Sittingbourne High Street in December 2015 and were on the site for just over 4 years.  Find out how they used the space to increase opportunities for the local community to get involved in the arts.


Published: 2021 | Resource type: Case studies

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Playful Museums case study: National Museum of the Royal Navy

Kids in Museums supported 11 museums across the UK to trial new play ideas during October half term 2020 as part of their Play in Museums in a Socially Distanced World project with Charlotte Derry and PlayKX. Here Elliott Bailey, Public Programming Manager, and Claire Hargreaves, Public Programming Producer, share how the National Museum of ... Read more


Published: 2021 | Resource type: Case studies

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Playful Museums case study: Compton Verney

Kids in Museums supported 11 museums across the UK to trial new play ideas during October half term 2020 as part of their Play in Museums in a Socially Distanced World project with Charlotte Derry and PlayKX. Here Emma Butchart, Learning and Diversity Manager, shares how Compton Verney encouraged safe play with its family visitors.


Published: 2021 | Resource type: Case studies

64 Million Artists January Challenge Impact Report

Each year thousands of people take part in 64 Million Artists 31 days of free creative challenges. #TheJanuaryChallenge takes place across social media and promotes creativity, peer support and wellbeing. This report explores the impact and reach of The January Challenge online and offline.


Published: 2020 | Resource type: Research

MAYK: Touring international participatory performances to areas of low engagement

An in-depth look at new approaches to touring participatory international performance in England.


Published: 2019 | Resource type: Case studies

Behind the Scenes: Our Space, Theatre Royal Plymouth. Blog 3 – Clive Rowe

A behind the scenes look at Theatre Royal Plymouth‘s Our Space project from three different perspectives. In  Blog 3 Big Issue vendor, member of Project X and Our Space Steering Committee member, Clive Rowe, tells us his story.


Published: 2019 | Resource type: Article

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Behind the Scenes: Our Space, Theatre Royal Plymouth. Blog 1 – Sara Baldwin

A behind the scenes look at Theatre Royal Plymouth‘s Our Space project from three different perspectives: Engagement Manager, practitioner, participant. In the first of three blogs Sara Baldwin, Engagement Manager for the theatre takes us through how the programme started, how it’s evolving to meet the needs of the community and the impact it’s having ... Read more


Published: 2019 | Resource type: Article

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OF/BY/FOR ALL: Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery

The AMA is backing the OF/BY/FOR ALL change network and following its progress through a range of blogs, case studies and videos. Our series includes a number of Q&A sessions with participant organisations who are furthering their mission to become OF, BY and FOR their communities.


Published: 2019 | Resource type: Article

14-18 NOW: Summary of Evaluation

This report by Josephine Burns based on documents and data analysis by Morris Hargreaves McIntyre, summarises 14-18 NOW’s five-year programme and tells the story of a unique undertaking that brought together art and heritage with a vision ‘to support the creation of artworks by contemporary artists, to engage and stimulate the UK public in fresh and engaging ... Read more


Published: 2019 | Resource type: Research

Purposeful Participation. A Field Guide and Toolkit for Cultural Intrapreneurs.

This Field Guide is the final output of The Future Of Cultural Heritage: a year-long collaborative innovation process convened by the New Citizenship Project, working with a cohort of twelve individuals from six organisations across the sector.


Published: 2019 | Resource type: Guide/tools

Putting the Purpose in Participation

In the week New Citizenship Project launches its Field Guide to Purposeful Participation they take us through their journey over the last 12 months  exploring what it really means to think of people as participants in shaping cultural heritage, and institutions as places for that to happen.


Published: 2019 | Resource type: Article

Treasury of arts activities for older people

A treasury of arts activities for older people. 50 activities, long and short for use with older people in any setting. Published by The Baring Foundation. Written by Liz Postlethwaite


Published: 2019 | Resource type: Guide/tools

Giving youth a voice – developing strong and lasting connections with young people

Annabel Thomas, Arts Development Manager at Trinity College, London explains why youth engagement is key to develop strong and lasting connections with potential audiences.


Published: 2019 | Resource type: Guide/tools

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This Cultural Spring and bait Case Study share their Creative People and Places (CPP) programme working to raise participation in arts and culture on South Tyneside and Wearside.


Published: 2017 | Resource type: Case studies