Arts Derbyshire

Participatory arts

We have pulled together a list of organisations and online resources related to participatory arts. We hope you find this a useful resource.
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Local participatory arts organisations

Fleet Arts –

High Peak Community Arts –

Hubbub Theatre Company –

Junction Arts –

Learning Through Arts –

Level Centre –

People Express –

Wash Arts –


Regional arts organisations

The East Midlands Participatory Arts Forum exists to support, develop and advocate for participatory arts in the East Midlands, and is hosted by Charnwood Arts in Leicestershire –


National Arts Organisations

ArtWorks Alliance
The mission of ArtWorks Alliance is simple: better participatory arts encompassing all art forms, ways of working, settings and purposes.

ITAC – International Teaching Artist Collaborative
The International Teaching Artist Collaborative brings together artists, organisations, funders, and researchers from all over the world to explore key issues related to participatory arts practices.

Voluntary Arts
Voluntary Arts Network supports, encourages, promotes and advocates for creative cultural activity in all its forms.

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