A summary of interesting research findings on inspiration, reflection and pro-social behaviour by PhD student Shazza Ali. Most of us enjoy watching television of some kind or another. Whether it’s a daily game show or soap opera, a weekly documentary or a film at the weekends, we often develop emotions towards the people on our […]

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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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Thanet Sound Crowd A new vocal ensemble group All Welcome Thanet Sound Crowd is an exciting new vocal ensemble supported by People United and Newington Big Local and funded by Roger De Haan Charitable Trust and The Trusthouse Charitable Foundation. This vocal ensemble explores the ways in which we use our voice to make sounds. […]

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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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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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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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Matt Peacock, People United Trustee and Artistic Director of Streetwise Opera / With One Voice, reports from the International Seminar on Music and Social Transformation Delegates from around the world arrived in Bogotá on 3 October for the International Seminar on Music and Social Transformation – one of the biggest events of its kind in recent history, […]

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