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2014

Big Lottery support for Café Connections

9 July 2014

In partnership with youth organisations, Culture Shift has received funding from Awards for All (Big Lottery Fund), to develop Café Connections, as part of the Creative Cafe programme.  The project will raise the aspirations of young people living with most disadvantage, by sparking connections with creative industry professionals. Four groups of young people will develop…

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Hastings Borough Council supports pilot programme to connect schools and businesses in the town

9 July 2014

Hastings Borough Council has commissioned Culture Shift to develop their Creative Café model to support employer engagement with local schools, as part of its Own Grown initiative. Creative Cafés support schools engagement with professionals in the Creative Industries. Cafés provide an informal but structured framework to enable young people to meet professionals and find out…

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Funding success for Arts Connect 2

7 July 2014

Building on the success of our Arts Connect programme in 2013 – 14, Culture Shift has been commissioned by East Sussex County Council to deliver Arts Connect 2, connecting people with learning disabilities and autism, and their carers, with arts and cultural activity in their communities through a range of arts activities. A user-led group…

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Cultural Commissioning – how the arts can play a more central role in meeting social needs

7 July 2014

At the National Conference of the Cultural Commissioning Programme in June 2014, Catherine Orbach and Julia Roberts from Culture Shift presented a case study on the Arts Connect programme, highlighting the role that arts and cultural organisations can play in delivering high quality commissioned services for people with learning disabilities. Arts Connect has since been…

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