UNION: The Northern School for Creativity and Activism

Creativity with Purpose


Apply to UNION 23 UNION delivers a series of coaching and training programmes for community artists and social activists in the North of England. UNION has previously focused on early-career professionals but we are aware of a demand from people working in the sector who feel they have established their professional practice but are considering…what next? If that sounds familiar and you are… - Committed to using creative approaches to achieve social change - Looking for direction, opportunities, and challenges - Ready to be part of a group; to learn with and get support from UNION 23 will include: - Five intensive weekend workshops during the year; all in different locations with differing themes and objectives. - You will co-create the programme, review your own achievements and consider the challenges and opportunities going forward - Individual one-to-one coaching sessions to help define future pathways and identify possible opportunities, mentors, etc - The opportunity to learn from funded collaborations between participants UNION is coordinated by Heads Together Productions and, with support from the Paul Hamlyn Foundation, we are able to offer this programme for free and provide additional support where needed e.g. travel and access costs. Deadline for applications: November 27 2022 Course starts: Weekend of January 20 - 22 2023 For more information see our FAQ page and to apply then visit: unionarts.org.uk/join-union