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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In this blog filmmaker/photographer/artist Nicholas Godsell reflects back on his time spent at People United’s Beach Hut 136 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 an exciting and a […]

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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, […]

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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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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 […]

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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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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 […]

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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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