New Artsmark award launched

Music education is out of tune with how young people learn

MPT - Engaging Children in World Poetry Education Resource

South East Bridge - September Issue - out now!

Artist, Musician, Film Maker & Workshop Leader Opportunites at The Beaney, Canterbury

How to...make the most of your academic creativity

South East Dance open applications for U.Dance 2016!

National Primary Dance Training Courses for Schools

National Opportunity for Young Filmmakers in Kent

Join Cultural Learning Alliance at the Science Museum, London for a STEAM Hack in October!

To the theatre born: why babies need the arts

Major survey on UK arts diversity launched

Strong Voices nominated for 2015 Children and Young People Now Award

ADCS President Alison O'Sullivan on the increase of vulnerable young asylum-seekers

Childline support for mental health problems on the rise

Active Citizens 2015/16 | Applications open now for 18-25 year olds

Jobcentre Plus scheme to launch in schools

International Peer Learning in Museums Seminar

Funding | South East Dance Flourish Fund | Deadline for applications: Monday 19th October

Fresh funding made available for youth services

CHAOS Ed/Arts Award Surgery/Gallery Tour Twilight session!

Young Architects Competition

A Summer to Qualify by Emily Boyle, Creative Apprentice

Closing Date for Theatre Royal Brighton Young Writers close tomorrow!

READ: September issue of English National Youth Arts Network enews - out now!

Young artists have the power to shape the future – let's take them seriously

Opportunity to join Barbican's Young Visual Arts Group

WATCH | BBC Ten Pieces II: Trailer

Leading Voices | Spirit of 2012 | Funding available

Erasmus+ | Apply for youth mobility funding |Deadline: 1st October 2015

CHAOS Ed/Arts Award Surgery/Gallery Tour Twilight session!

Monday 5th October

Museum Learning Conference: Creative approaches in working with schools, London

Monday 12th October

Friday 20th November

Creating Digital Change, London

Wednesday 7th October

Budgeting and Funding your Youth Arts Project, Manchester

Wednesday 4th November

Evaluating Youth Arts Projects, Manchester

Wednesday 9th December

Child Protection & Safeguarding in the Arts and Cultural Sector, Southampton

Wednesday 25th November

Child Protection Policy Writing, Oxford

Thursday 22nd October

Mentoring the Next Creative Generation, Norwich

Thursday 26th November

Starting Out As A Freelancer, Norwich

Wednesday 11th November

Child Protection & Safeguarding in the arts and cultural sectors

Arts & Culture in the UK: priorities for funding, partnership and access

Thursday 8th October

Wednesday 14th October

Mentoring the Next Creative Generation, Birmingham

Thursday 8th October

Evaluating Youth Arts Projects, Gateshead

Artswork, a leading national voice for youth arts


Artswork is committed to transforming the lives of children and young people through arts and cultural practice.

Our mission is to place the arts at the heart of work with, for and by children and young people and to champion, lead and facilitate high quality work led by artists, arts and cultural organisations including the development of young arts practitioners/leaders.

We work through strategic alliances with the arts, cultural, education, youth and community sectors and aim to act as national champion to increase opportunities for children and young people to lead, participate, work in, experience and enjoy the arts.

Artswork is a leading national youth arts development agency and a registered charity, supported by Arts Council England.

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2nd October, 2015

New Artsmark award launched

2nd October, 2015

Music education is out of tune with how young people learn

30th September, 2015

MPT – Engaging Children in World Poetry Education Resource

MPT has put together an education pack to supplement the children’s focus. The pack features four poems from the issue...

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We offer events on a multitude of subjects within the youth arts realm - run by ourselves, our partners and others who share our vision
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