National Careers Week 6th – 11th March 2023

Highlighting Creative Careers in the West Midlands   Arts Connect are supporting nine fun and engaging Creative Careers events for and with young people across the West Midlands during National Careers Week (6th to 11th March) to showcase, signpost and promote the array of diverse career opportunities that are available across the arts and cultural…

Child and adult ump[ack a lets craft box. Sycamore school - Credit: Lamar Francis

Let’s Craft – An Appeal

Crafts Council, Hobbycraft and regional partners across England, of which Arts Connect are one, have teamed up to launch Let’s Craft – an appeal to place 20,000 craft packs into the hands of children who don’t have access to art and craft supplies at home. Making with our hands is life-affirming and helps our mental…

An image with the words power of partnership and the logos of The Mighty Creatives and Festival Bridge

Power of Partnerships

We are delighted to announce that Arts Connect, Festival Bridge and The Mighty Creatives have created the Power of Partnerships project. This project brought together LCEPs (Local Cultural Education Partnerships) across East Anglia and the Midlands, to share learning and best practice. As a legacy of the project, we have launched the POP website, which…