'Home' Exhibition is Coming to Canterbury

Artwork created during our 2019 Artist Commission 'Home' will go on display at The Beaney House of Art and Knowledge this September. Join Anna Ray on Saturday 14th September to take part in a stamping workshop.

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We're hiring!

We are heading into an exciting phase of development here at People United and we are looking for some additional help to move forward into our next chapter. We have an exciting opportunity for an organised individual to join our team as an Administration Assistant.

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Scouting for Kindness new stop motion animation

We are excited to release a brand new animated short film created by Beavers and Cub Scouts. It is all about the stories told by 6-10 year olds when asked ‘what is an important act of kindness?’

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Our NEW Arts Award logbooks

People United are launching two brand new resources to support young people to achieve Arts Awards with an arts and kindness theme.

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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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Latest news & blog

Arts & Kindness Weeks Research Featured in TES Magazine

People United’s Becky Vincer and Shazza Ali have written an article for TES Magazine...

Home Exhibition is Coming to The Beaney House of Art and Knowledge

Home is where the art is. An exhibition and workshop at The Beaney House...

We’re hiring!

We are heading into an exciting phase of development here at People United and...


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Artist Commission: Home by Anna Ray


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