In this blog filmmaker/photographer/artist Nicholas Godsell reflects back on his time spent at People United’s Beach Hut 136 nine months ago in September 2016. Make sure you watch his short film Such Tidings as These at the end of the post. My September residency as Teatime and Tide at People United’s BeachHut 136 was both […]

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As our work expands and develops, we are looking to grow our dynamic board of trustees. In particular, we are seeking a new Treasurer, but also individuals with strong experience of communications, fundraising and partnership development. We are looking for trustees who will help us to increase our reach, enhance our profile, spread our messages, […]

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A Community Project Celebrating the Best Human Characteristics At People United, we are delighted to share with you our film about The Best of Us, our three year, place-based project co-created with and funded by Newington Big Local.  Filmmaker Tim Knights was commissioned to create the film which tells the story of the project, the […]

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CEO Tina Corri reflects on what this means for our growing work and beneficiaries. It is a very happy Tuesday here in the People United office. We are enormously grateful to have received Arts Council NPO funding for the third time running, and are extremely proud to be part of the portfolio. It is not […]

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When we joined forces with a group of like-minded Tate Exchange Associates over Easter to bring a ‘Fairground of art and ideas’ to level 5 of the Switch House at Tate Modern, what we weren’t expecting was between 800 and 1,200 people each day! What we did expect – and thankfully also did experience – […]

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People United’s CEO Tina Corri reflects on our 24hr Arts Marathon and making the Be Kind zine Was it worth it? Totally – the zine is now a collectors item! We’ve been talking in the office for some time about how it would be a good idea to do a blog about the 24hr Arts […]

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A special arts and kindness week was held at Dame Janet Primary Academy in February, provided by People United with funding from Newington Big Local and Kent County Council. The aim of the week was to encourage the children to think, understand and practice kindness through arts activities led by artists Steampunk Bob (Bob Karper) […]

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From reflection to action – can we really make a difference? (Yes we can). Our CEO Tina Corri reflects on her 3 years at People United I cannot believe it’s almost 3 years since I joined People United. I mean seriously! – where did the time go? It’s gone so fast I can only take […]

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Join Southbank Centre and People United this winter in 10 Days of Kindness. Each day from Thursday 1 December, be inspired by our list of acts of kindness and do a good deed in your community. Find Day 1 act of kindness here, and follow #SCWinterFest for updates on each day’s activity. Share your acts […]

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It’s tempting to mutter ‘bah humbug’ when kindness is mentioned, but this December Southbank Centre along with People United are aiming to inspire new acts of kindness during the first 10 days of December.  Here, Tom Andrews, founder of People United, reflects on the importance of kindness. One human helping another, even something minor, is, […]

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