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People Express


People Express

Empowering people through the arts, creativity and fun!

People Express builds relationships for deeper level socially engaged work between artists and participants, excluded communities and groups with shared interests, resulting in well-made, ambitious and original projects producing artwork that moves, inspires and resonates with audiences.

People Express is a well-established arts organisation (25 years old in 2015), with complex, far-reaching and deep-rooted relationships with the communities in the district where it has grown, and a track record of innovative and high quality participatory and community arts projects that have attracted national and international acclaim.

Originally founded in 1990 as an Unincorporated Association registered charity 1005753 with a board of voluntary committee members, People Express changed into a Charitable Incorporated Organisation registered charity number 1158735 in 2015 run by a board of Trustees. We are currently revenue funded by Derbyshire County Council and South Derbyshire County Council and are an Arts Council NPO (National Portfolio Organisation). We are a key member of EMPAF (East Midlands Participatory Art Forum), championing the promotion of the regionís strength in the range, quality and diversity of arts engagement.

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Contact name:
Sharpe's Pottery Heritage & Arts Centre,
West Street,
DE11 9DG
01332 552962

Types of work

Exhibitions, Workshops

About your artistic work

All crafts, Ceramics, Glass, Metal, Paper, Textiles, Wood, Other
All dance
All design
Drama and Theatre
All drama and theatre
Film and Video
All film and video
Media Arts
All media arts
Music and sound art
All music and sound art
Visual art
All visual art
All words
Additional work
Disability Arts, Participatory Arts

Your work in education

3-5 years old, 5-7 years old, 7-11 years old, 11-14 years old, 14-16 years old, 16-18 years old, Further / Higher Education, Adult education

Your work in specialised community settings

Young people, Prison and offenders

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