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No Boundaries 2017

19.04.17

"Why doesn't the arts sector work with real people more?" 

Creative Barking and Dagenham. Cultural Connectors at DAGfest 2015. Photo Dabuju Media

In conversation: What impact has working with CPP projects had on your artistic practice?

31.01.17

Eleanor Turney talks to Geraldine Pilgrim, Jason Wilsher-Mills and Dee Patel about working on Creative People and Places projects and the impact of this work on their practice as artists

Creative Black Country's Desi Pubs. Portrait by Dharmendra Patel

The role of voluntary arts in Creative People and Places

16.01.17

Robin Simpson of Voluntary Arts introduces a report and podcast focusing on the role of voluntary arts activity in Creative People and Places projects

Rush with Southpaw Dance Company, The Cultural Spring. Photo: Dan Prince

Creating authentic relationships between communities and artists

16.08.16

Patrick Fox from Heart of Glass talks to Eleanor Turney about how communities and artists are working together in St Helens

 

Heart of Glass. Marisa Carnesky's Haunted Furnace at Pilkington Glass Factory. Photo Stephen King

Building relationships with people new to the arts

12.07.16

As Creative People and Places heads to the Arts Marketing Association conference in Edinburgh, we share some of our tips and approaches to building authentic relationships with people new to the arts.

Creative Barking & Dagenham. Cultural Connectors at DAGFEST 2015. Photo Dabuju Media

Deep Roots Tall Trees - supporting community ownership in the arts

06.01.16

Andrew Ormston, Critical Friend to Made in Corby, looks at how the project is moving beyond co-creation to community leadership

Nikki flying with Frantic Assembly in No Way Back. Photo: Scott Graham

New report shows positive signs of change in areas of low arts engagement

08.12.15

Creative People and Places is reaching people from locations that offer fewer opportunities to engage in the arts and is engaging them in a range of different ways, according to a report published today

Performance of Rush. The Cultural Spring, Sunderland. Photo: Dan Prince

Cultural connectors at the heart of community commissioning

08.07.15

Holly Donagh and Farida Mohamed from Creative Barking & Dagenham describe how Cultural Connectors  -  a group of over 100 local people - are in the driving seat of the programme

This Used to be Fields - Chad McCail