Arts Council Bridge for Yorkshire & Humber

As the Arts Council Bridge Organisation for Yorkshire and Humber we work with education, arts, cultural and youth sectors to make sure all children and young people have access to great arts and cultural opportunities.

We offer information, advice and professional development, develop networks and partnerships, and provide specialist support around Artsmark, Arts Award and the Arts Councils’ quality principles.

Explore this site for more on our Bridge offer and get in touch with your sub-regional contact below to talk about how we can support you in delivering excellent cultural education for young people in the region.

 

Bridge sub-regional contacts

West Yorkshire – Sarah Beckett sarahb@weareive.org

South Yorkshire – Jamie Butcher jamie@weareive.org

North and East Yorkshire and the Humber – Mary Owoo mary@weareive.org

Local Cultural Education Partnerships

In response to the Cultural Education Challenge we are working in the majority of Yorkshire and the Humber’s 15 local authority areas to establish Local Cultural Education Partnerships. We want to ensure every child and young person has access to a consistent offer of high quality arts and cultural education. Each partnership will reflect the identity and needs of its own local area. We are bringing partners together to help them establish a shared approach to removing identified barriers to access to arts and culture faced by children and young people in their local community.

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Partnership Investment

Each year a quarter of our Arts Council funding is co-invested in the strategic development of Local Cultural Education Partnerships (LCEPs).

Our Partnership Investment fund supports LCEPs to develop innovative models and ways of working and new relationships, that embed creative and cultural education long term.

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Support for schools

Schools play a vital role in ensuring that every child and young person has access to arts and cultural experiences. Our schools offer includes a range of support, professional development and opportunities that are designed to help schools develop fantastic creative education.

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Arts Award

Arts Award is a range of qualifications that supports anyone up to the age of 25 in developing as artists and arts leaders.

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Artsmark

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Designed by schools for schools, the refreshed Artsmark will help you to embed arts and culture in your whole school improvement plan.

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Database

Discover arts and culture organisations using our database.

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