Changing the World through Arts and Kindness proves arts experiences grow kindness, empathy, connections and self-efficacy Drawing on 10 years of robust quantitative and qualitative research around our projects, artist commissions and work in schools, we are delighted to launch our new research report Changing the World through Arts and Kindness: Evidence from People United […]

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Arts and kindness charity, People United, is giving away ten bespoke LED ‘be kind’ signs to celebrate World Kindness Day on Monday 13 November 2017. The special giveaway is open to anyone who would use the sign to inspire acts of kindness and promote kindness as a way of life. People United is looking to […]

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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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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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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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A Community Festival with Kindness at its Heart   The Newington community and their friends from around Thanet and beyond celebrated kindness at Best Fest on Sunday 31st July, 2016. Hundreds of people turned out on the sunny Sunday afternoon to experience the second and much bigger Best Fest run by People United in partnership […]

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KISS – Kindness Investigation Sensory System – People United’s 10 year anniversary artist commission Researchers from London and Newington in Ramsgate are proving that Newington is one of the kindest communities in the UK. News of this discovery has drawn creative researchers into Newington to work with the local community in order to gain a better […]

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It’s our 10 year anniversary and we’re doing something a bit different. To kick off our 10 year anniversary in style, People United is launching a very special artist commission. We are really proud to announce that we’re trying something a bit different: co-commissioning with a fantastic group of people that we’ve had the pleasure […]

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