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 on Arts, Creative Health: The Arts for Health and […]

Read Full Article

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 […]

Read Full Article

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 […]

Read Full Article

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 […]

Read Full Article

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, […]

Read Full Article

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 […]

Read Full Article

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 […]

Read Full Article

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 – […]

Read Full Article

You are Welcome, devised by artist Sarah Carne, is a 4 week participatory event at Tate Exchange that is asking people to consider how can art make a difference to people’s lives and society. In 2015 People United commissioned Sarah to explore the theme of Love  at Southbank Centre. In this blog post Sarah introduces her new […]

Read Full Article

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 […]

Read Full Article