Opportunity for young writers

Arts Award Voice Editor Arts Award Voice is looking for an enthusiastic, creative and media literate editor to lead and co-ordinate content for this young people’s online arts magazine. You’ll have experience of editing arts content, managing a website and be able to write for young people aged 12-25. Experience working within teams and delegating […]

Royal Opera House Programme Manager Arts Award

I am really delighted to have accepted a role at the Royal Opera House Bridge as the Programme Manager Arts Award. This is a role three days a week on a nine month contract and it is base at the High House Production Park in Purfleet and I start on the 19th of May. This […]

Arts Award Voice article

I have written an article which has been published on Arts Award Voice – the online magazine for young people doing their Arts Award. It is focusing on how to make the Arts Award work for you… Doing your Arts Award gives you a whole range of experiences and teaches you new skills. You need to make […]

Britten 100 Friday Afternoons in Thurrock

I mentioned here that I was involved in the Britten 100 project which was being run by the Thurrock Music Services and how it is part of a much wider project, which huge numbers of young people performing across the country. Thurrock Music Services decided to approach this differently, rather than expecting the children to perform […]


Early this week I travelled up to West Yorkshire for my client Trinity College London, in my role as an Arts Award Associate (Supporter). I miss Yorkshire (I did my first degree up there) and so I was really pleased to be invited by Cape UK to present at their Arts Award Conference to talk about the […]


Last week, and indeed many weeks running up to it, I was project managing Donkeyskin. This was a really unusual performance. THEATRE IS… and Gateway Learning Community are part of the ACT network, bringing together English and French arts organisations and schools to encourage cultural exchange and exciting new performances. For this project Gateway, Southend […]

Discover and Explore!

Yesterday I spent the afternoon at the Head Office of the Arts Award doing my Discover and Explore training, along with two primary teachers, a visual artist and two artists from a gallery in Southend. I really do like the mix of people who attend these programmes. This is aimed at a much young age […]