Resources tagged with community



Using online resources to improve collaboration and contributions

1. Using online approaches to promote engagement When you are finding participants to contribute to any project, you can use online resources and engagement to make the process easier. This approach can be especially useful when developing an oral history project as you can have direct access to your contributors and participants. You should bear … Read more

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.

How your organisation can engage with underrepresented groups

1. Why do you need to engage with underrepresented groups? ‘Hard-to-reach’ audiences and vulnerable groups describe sections of the community that are often considered difficult to involve in the heritage sector. They have historically been underrepresented in cultural participation and find it difficult to access traditional services. Interpretations of culture and heritage have tended to … Read more

How do we ensure that people are at the heart of the stories we tell?

The heritage sector is uniquely placed to use people-centred storytelling. People, their history, communities, identity, culture and oral history are at the heart of many heritage organisations. Unlike product or service-based industries, people visit, learn, maintain, and share the rich stories that have happened at your location. You can ensure people are at the heart … Read more

How to re-imagine our towns alongside our audiences

When the majority of arts programming was happening online amidst the pandemic, Heart of Glass made a statement to their communities: we’re still here, still believe in making art with local communities and want to champion art in unexpected places. Follow their story as they work with local residents in Parr, St Helens to change … Read more

Farnham Maltings Case Study: focus on community

How Farnham Maltings put the community at the heart of everything they do from fundraising campaigns to building an organisational mission. A case study by the ticketing and box office software provider Ticketsolve to support their sponsorship of the Small Scale Development Programme: Wales 2022  

Webinar: Creative places & new localism

How can cultural organisations and local communities work together towards recovery? This is a recording of a session from our conference Covid-19: Changing Culture? in November 2021. The conference shared emerging findings from our Covid-19 research project and discussed implications with practitioners and policymakers.