Joining Hands…

Artists Sarah Cole and Annis Joslin have been working with Joining Hands, Joining Hearts (JHJH) since May 2018. The group supports survivors of domestic violence and sexual abuse. Together they are exploring the theme of Self-Identity…

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Exploring Stamps and Colour at Create Festival

Artist Anna Ray gives an update on the Home commission after a weekend of exciting workshops in Ashford, Kent.

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Research: Changing the World through Arts and Kindness

Read our latest report which showcases key research findings from ten years of People United’s projects to show that the arts can and do lead to kindness intentions and behaviour.

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We’re interested in Arts, Kindness & Social Change

People United is an innovative charity that explores how the arts and creativity can grow kindness, empathy and a sense of common humanity. We work with artists, academics and activists to explore the potential of the arts in making a difference in the world.

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Reflective and supportive Away Days made bespoke for you against the wonderful backdrop of Canterbury.

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Self-Identity Blog: Joining Hands…

Sarah Cole and Annis Joslin have been working with Joining Hands, Joining Hearts (JHJH) since...

Home Blog: Exploring Stamps and Colour at Create Festival

Artist Anna Ray gives an update on the Home commission after a weekend of...

Fun drop-in textile workshops exploring ‘home’ (14-16 July, Ashford)

  Artist Anna Ray will be delivering free art workshops in Ashford town centre...

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