Kimberley Griffin, People United’s work placement student reflects on recent pieces of work that illustrate the value of the arts. Kimberley has just completed her BSc in Psychology at the University of Kent. I recently came across the newest report published by the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Arts, Creative Health: The Arts for Health […]

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Exciting new steps for founder Tom Andrews and for the charity. After a fantastic 11 years, People United’s founder, Tom Andrews, will be leaving People United in September in order to work on a freelance and consultancy basis. This is part of the planned evolution for the charity and is an exciting next chapter for […]

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Creative Champion Chanese wins an ART31 award celebrating her commitment to The Best of Us project. Photos: Jason Pay On Saturday 15 July 2017 at ART31’s UPrising event Chanese was presented with a certificate for her achievements alongside a prize of £500 to use towards achieving her Arts Award Silver. When People United first met […]

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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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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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Join our Fairground at Tate Modern 12-15 April It’s almost here! We’re really excited as a Tate Exchange Associate to be working in partnership with Valleys Kids, Canterbury Christ Church University, Whitstable Biennale and the University of Kent’s School of Politics and International Relations to bring an interactive, thought provoking and entertaining week to Tate Exchange at […]

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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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A celebration event for the Best of Us project, which has been running in Newington for the past two years, was held on 23 January 2017. The project, led by People United in partnership with Newington Big Local, discovered and revealed the stories of kindness and generosity of the people of Newington through many different […]

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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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