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Resources tagged with Creative People and Places



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

10 Years of Learning from Creative People and Places

This report from Mark Robinson summarises central learning points from research commissioned around the Creative People and Places  programme since 2012. It includes research papers, conference reports, provocations and evaluations of the programme and individual projects.

Creative People and Places: Creating the Environment

This report draws on research conducted with the Creative People and Places (CPP) programme between June and November 2018. It explores the idea of cultural ecology, and the cultural eco-systems within CPP locations. By examining the local environments of which CPP Places are a part, it offers new ways to understand what place-based cultural programmes, … 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

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.

Think Piece: How diverse are we really?

Creative People and Places (CPP) commissioned writer and researcher Dawn Cameron to explore the question How diverse are we, really?  The result is a multi-faceted and layered exploration of the core question, brought to life with stories and examples from the network itself.