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

Worcestershire Cultural Education Partnership


Elaine Knight – Key Member
Jason Jones – Key Member

Current Aims & Objectives

Worcester Local Cultural Education Partnership is a collective voice for those who believe in the value of the arts by, for and with children and young people. We will inspire change for 0 – 25 year olds through advocacy, collaboration and professional development.


  • Increase the engagement and ‘Voice’ of children and young people to inform WCEP and contribute to its development
  • Work with the group of Young Producers to inform WCEP events
  • Support the Young Producers to bridge the gap between education and work
  • Diversify the membership of the to increase the breadth of children and young people who can access the arts
  • Establish the WCEP as the ‘go to’ group for schools and organisations wishing to engage in the arts

Current Activities

  • Build on the first Creativity Exchange to bring teachers and arts and cultural organisations together to share skills and knowledge
  • Develop the WCEP structure to better reflect the education and arts sectors
  • Develop a CPD programme for teachers and artists

Organisations that are currently part of the CEP

CEP Members

  • Arts Connect
  • Arts Link
  • Arts Uplift
  • Bromsgrove and Redditch District Councils
  • C&T
  • Caged Arts
  • Creative and Cultural Skills
  • Creative Solutions
  • Croome – National Trust
  • Dancefest
  • Everybody Dance
    Franche Primary School
  • Kidderminster College
  • Kings School Worcester
  • Malvern Theatres
  • Meadow Arts
  • Museum of Royal Worcester
  • Museum Worcestershire
  • Music Hub – Severn Arts
  • Nunnery Wood School High School
  • Perfect Circle Theatre
  • Redditch Academy
  • Regency High School
  • Schools Sports Partnership for Worcestershire
  • Severn Arts
  • The Arches Festivals
  • The Hive
  • The Swan Theatre
  • University of Worcester
  • Upton Folk Festival
  • Vamos Theatre
  • White Socks Theatre
  • Woodfield Academy
  • Worcester Arts Workshop
  • Worcester Cathedral
  • Worcestershire Children First
  • Worcester City Council
  • Worcestershire County Council
  • Worcestershire Libraries Service
  • Wychavon District Council
  • Wyre Forest District Council