Becky, our Creative Programmes Coordinator, talks about taking fun seriously in the People United office. Last year at the end of our 2018 commission programme one of the partners reflected on their experience and said that they regretted not being present for more workshops. She said that often there were other things to do at […]

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(Anti)social media & kindness in action I was lucky enough to be able to attend the Wild Conference a few weeks ago, a 2 day outdoor conference hosted by award-winning theatre company Slung Low. All of the talks from the conference are now available online and I would highly recommend a listen. One of the […]

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Twelve years since People United’s beginnings and several years since moving into our office and it’s safe to say, we have accumulated a lot of ‘stuff’ along the way. Since our inception we’ve collected countless cupboards worth of paperwork, postcards, photographs, fan letters (really!), files and keepsakes, but with office space at a premium, we knew […]

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Our Operations Manager, Charlotte, shares her story of how a stranger helped her overcome her fears and get back to nature in her column ‘Social Media and the Kindness of Mermaids.’ Yes this tail does include a real life mermaid!  Social media. It sometimes feels like we can’t move these days for hearing about it. Yet […]

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From the freedom of the road, to the rage that lurks within us all, our head of creative programmes, Liz Flynn, shares a tale of how a close encounter changed her perspective of her daily commute. I drive about 300 miles a week. Not an unusual amount, and not an unusual route, I am simply […]

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