Our charity fundraising quiz took place on 15th March at Augustine Hall, Canterbury. To be honest, we’ve never run a charity quiz before, so it was a huge learning curve for the whole team; creating quiz questions, asking for raffle prizes, finding a quiz master, the the order of the evening – dressing the venue, […]

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People United are hosting the quiz of the year! Taking place at Augustine Hall on Thursday 15 March, the evening guarantees mind boggling, brain teasing entertainment, plenty of nibbles, a raffle with fantastic prizes and a bar to boot! We will challenge your team’s knowledge on a range of topics – there will be an Art round of course, but […]

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The ache for home lives in all of us, the safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned. Maya Angelou We are looking for mothers in Ashford to join forces with newly arrived Syrian Refugee women for an exciting and unique art project.  Taking place between April and October 2018 […]

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It’s a really exciting time of development here at People United as we grow our team. We are looking for a new Head of Development, a new Head of Creative Programmes and a new Digital and Communications Assistant. Please note we have retained Year One Consulting to help with the recruitment for Head of Development and Head of Creative […]

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People United are thrilled to announce the 2018 Artist Commission programme exploring the themes of Self-Identity and Home. In consultation with partners and participants, we are looking for exceptional female artists to work with specific groups of women in Kent. For the first time, our artist commissions will focus on women. 2018 is the 100 […]

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Writer, performer and storyteller, Bernadette Russell, a recipient of one of our be kind signs, tells us about the experience of having a be kind sign in her window. On Evelyn Street, Deptford, on the A200 towards Greenwich, stands our ordinary house. Its windowsills are gritty black as if there’s a secret volcano nearby spewing sulphur. We try to […]

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Graduate, Trang Pham, explains how her time at Hut 136 helped her to slow down and take stock, before moving into the next phase of her life after completing her degree.       Every day for three days, in August 2017, I have taken the train from London Victoria to Herne Bay. Before the […]

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Shazza Ali, research student (PhD) at the Centre for the Study of Group Processes at the University of Kent, gives us a fascinating glimpse into her world. PhD life is pretty diverse. The aim of a PhD is to contribute to the existing pool of knowledge and so the core process involves reading papers to see […]

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Our Project Assistant Becky Vincer gives ten People United inspired acts of kindness you can do this World Kindness Day. World Kindness Day might inspire you to have the confidence to do something extra special for someone else, but I wonder- can we go further? Here at People United we know that the arts activate […]

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To celebrate World Kindness Day on Monday 13th November 2017 People United has given away ten LED neon ‘be kind’ signs across the UK including: a hospital on the Isle of Bute, Scotland; a Girlguiding group in Merseyside; a community cafe in Wiltshire; and a library in East Yorkshire.  The ten lucky recipients of the […]

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