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    What is arts education for? And what contribution can Arts Award make?

    This is the final blog in a series that has been written by Arts Award moderator and adviser Frances Howard, based on her doctoral research investigating the educational experiences of ‘dis-engaged’ y...

    Supporter Spotlight: Cadw a home for artists

    Arts Award Supporter is a free scheme for arts organisations to reach young people, teachers and Arts Award advisers. We looked at the importance of Supporters in our blog last year because we believe...

    Author: Guest Writer

    Date: 23 Oct 2019

    Top 5 ways young people can engage with Arts Award over the summer

    The summer holidays are almost upon us! This week we hear from arts and cultural organisations across the country as we look at the Top 5 ways young people can engage with Arts Award over the summer b...

    Author: Layne Harrod

    Date: 15 Jul 2019

    Raising awareness of mental health through Gold Arts Award

    We hear from adviser and freelance Arts and Music Educator, Kathrina Perry, about a successful Gold Arts Award project that focused on raising awareness of mental health through poetry.

    Author: Guest Writer

    Date: 24 Jun 2019

    Young people gain real-life skills from a Technical Theatre Bronze Arts Award

    Blackpool’s Grand Theatre have developed their first Technical Theatre Bronze Arts Award. Phil Fairhurst, from the Creative Learning department, tells us all about how they consulted with young people...

    Author: Guest Writer

    Date: 02 Jul 2018

    Nine top tips for delivering Arts Award as part of your festival

    The festival season is finally here! Did you know that Arts Award has been successfully embedded and delivered at a number of festivals across the UK including; Juice Festival in the North East, Latit...

    Author: Layne Harrod

    Date: 25 Jun 2018

    Engaging with young people on a different level

    This year we’re celebrating 250 years of Circus across the UK. With this in mind, here at Arts Award we caught up with Beth King, head of Participation and Outreach at the National Centre for Circus A...

    Author: Guest Writer

    Date: 11 Jun 2018

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