A group of laughing preschool children listen to a man reading them a story

Tamworth Cultural Education Partnership


Thomas Bennett 

Current Aims & Objectives

We share a vision that within 10 years all the children and young people in Tamworth will aspire and achieve as participants, audiences, leaders, and creators in high quality and diverse arts and culture.

Network: Have an established and sustainable network of arts, cultural, and education partners developing a strategic work programme within Tamworth.

Activity: That children & young people, in and out of school, engage in quality activities in art and culture including as part of Arts Awards and Artsmark provision.

Opportunities: Providing opportunities that demonstrate the value of arts and culture to children and young people, parents and carers, local government and the wider community.

Youth Involvement: Involve children and young people to be at the heart of all activity and include young people as arts ambassadors for Tamworth.

Progression: Work with existing partners and develop clear progression routes for children and young people.

Profile: Ensure there is a high profile for arts and culture for children and young people in Tamworth, regionally and nationally.

Advocacy: Raise the profile and benefits of cultural activities to young people, families and organisations.

Funding: To work with partners to identify funding opportunities and opportunities to work together and pool resources.

Current Activities

The current list of activities for the CEP is currently under review and will be updated for 2021.

Organisations that are currently part of the CEP

CEP Members

  • Arts Connect
  • Dig-It – Dyslexia Information Group
  • Entrust – Staffordshire Music Service
  • Fired Up Theatre
  • Make Some Noise
  • MD Creative
  • South Staffordshire College
  • Staffordshire County Council
  • Staffordshire Libraries and Arts Service
  • Staffordshire Wildlife
  • Tamworth Assembly Rooms
  • Tamworth Borough Council
  • Tamworth Castle
  • Tamdyslexia Group
  • Tamworth Boxing Group
  • Tamworth LitFest
  • Two Rivers SEND Secondary School