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…

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Moonbeam’s Early Years Podcast Series

A series of exciting conversations on creativity in early childhood, with education professionals, artists and academics working in the early years – brought to you by Arts Connect. Hosted by Pepita Hanna, Associate Director, Partnerships and Investment, Arts Connect and Peppy Hill, Creative Practitioner (Early Years; Higher Education; Families; Communities); certified Play Therapist; Filial Play…

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Creative Digital Leadership Symposium

Date: Wednesday 1st March Time: 10.00 – 15.00 Location: Midlands Arts Centre, Birmingham   Join us to discover how arts and culture professionals in the West Midlands are exploring ways of working creatively with innovative digital approaches to transform their practice and engage with new audiences.   Participants from Arts Connect’s Creative Digital Leadership programme…

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Arts Connect’s Moonbeams Early Years Conference 2023

Moonbeams Eclipses ‘Major Moments We Remember Forever’ : Insights in developing resilience in early years through arts and creativity Keynote Speakers: Joseph Coelho, Poet, Waterstones Children’s Laureate 2022-24 Professor Chris Pascal, Co-director of the Centre for Research in Early Childhood Professor Rachel Holmes, Manchester Metropolitan University   Date: 27th February 2023 Time: Registration from 9.15am…

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Everyday Photography in the Creative Curriculum: Black Country Type Photo-Walk for West Midlands Creative Educators

Date: Saturday 28th January 12.30-3.30pm Venue: The Art Room (MK 101) Wolverhampton School of Art, Ring Rd, Wolverhampton WV1 1SA Cost: Free   Join acclaimed Black Country artist Tom Hicks on a guided photo-walk, investigate new approaches to documenting the urban landscape and explore how Black Country Type photography practices can be approached with your…

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