We are delighted to announce the appointment of Clare Callan as People United’s new Creative Programmes Producer. Clare comes to us with an incredibly rich creative background, having worked in arts and culture for over 12 years. Clare is currently Season Producer at Free Word, a London-based organisation and venue that explores the power and […]

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People United’s Kind Places & Spaces project explores the positive impact that creative art & design can have in community spaces. We’re particularly interested in looking at how these creative interventions might spread positive messages, bring people together and encourage communities to think or behave in a pro-social way. You can find out more here. […]

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A couple of months ago People United published an open call for creative ideas for our Kind Places & Spaces initiative, which will explore the positive impact that creative art & design interventions can have, with a particular focus on how they might: spread positive messages, bring people together and encourage communities to think and […]

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People United and Compton Verney want to commission an artist or artist collective to celebrate and explore how humour can positively effect emotions and behaviour. Where The grounds of Compton Verney, an art gallery and parkland in Warwickshire. When August– September 2020.  The successful artist(s) will need to be available to start immediately with most […]

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A message from our CEO regarding the recruitment of a Creative Programmes Producer to the People United team:   In light of the current government advice around self-isolation/social distancing, which understandably restricts social contact and therefore People United’s ability to continue working to the timescales and plans we had in place, I have decided that […]

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Arts and Kindness in Practice: An Introduction Join us for this unique exploration of the role of the arts in growing kindness. Do you want to know more about how Arts and Kindness are connected? Would you like to learn skills and techniques about how to apply kindness to your work, based on psychological research? […]

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We formally launched our third research report at our symposium on Tuesday 12th November 2019, and we have now launched it online. And better yet, it is FREE to download.  This has been a long time in the making and we are very proud of the voices and perspectives that have shaped this report and […]

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We are very excited to announce that we have a whole host of brilliant speakers and facilitators joining us for our 2019 symposium Provoking Change: The Arts & Kindness conversation. The day will be jam packed full of provocation, conversation and debate and below we introduce the array of speakers who will be in attendance at […]

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Scouting for Kindness in Canterbury People United have been working with three Scouting groups from the Canterbury district to explore ideas for a new Arts & Kindness badge. In 2013 we created a Kindness Challenge Badge for Girlguiding with two Brownie and Guide groups, since then it has always been an ambition of ours to explore the […]

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This week we said ‘arrivederci’ to our outgoing Chief Executive Officer Tina Corri. Tina has been with People United for almost 5 years and during that time she has continued to build on our successful foundations and take the charity from strength to strength. Some of her highlights include growing the People United team, launching […]

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