Opening Up | Annis Joslin & Sarah Cole

Our 2018 Self-Identity commissioned artists Sarah Cole & Annis Joslin were invited to Brighton’s brilliant centre for Contemporary Art to continue their collaboration. Below they give us an account of what took place over the residency.

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The making of a Kind Planet

People United are hosting a free public drop in arts workshop on Saturday 13 April at The Virtual Orchestra, an interactive installation hosted by the Philharmonia at the Sidney Cooper Gallery.

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We’re interested in Arts, Kindness & Social Change

People United is an innovative charity that explores how the arts and creativity can grow kindness, empathy and a sense of common humanity. We work with artists, academics and activists to explore the potential of the arts in making a difference in the world.

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Research: Changing the World through Arts and Kindness

Read our latest report which showcases key research findings from ten years of People United’s projects to show that the arts can and do lead to kindness intentions and behaviour.

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Inspirational Away Days

Reflective and supportive Away Days made bespoke for you against the wonderful backdrop of Canterbury.

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Kindness Column: Social Media and the Kindness of Mermaids

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Discovering Kindness | Arts Awards Case Study

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The making of a Kind Planet

The Philharmonia Orchestra are in residency at the Marlowe Theatre and this spring they...


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