This month we're all about activism. What really gets you twisted? What changes do you wish you could make in the world? Writer and performer Jackie Hagan talks to us about diversity, inclusion and social action - "Classism is rife, it’s everywhere, I suffer microaggressions every day for being working class. Class has got in my way much more than being queer, or using a wheelchair, or being female." Follow the Activism Voicebox here

Check out all of the fab Arts Award related content below, including our feature to help you create the best reviews of music events, a behind-the-scenes look at Anthos Arts and some top tips on planning your own events. Head to our Digital Portfolios advice page, and the stories page to view some awesome Arts Award examples. 

Nici West, Arts Award Editor, nici@artsawardvoice.com


Try out new things and make your own art

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Take part in the arts, go to events, get inspired by artists, share your skills

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Set yourself an arts challenge, become an arts critic, lead others

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Grow as an artist, get real experience in the arts world, then run your own project from beginning to end

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How Do I Get Going?

You need to find yourself an Arts Award centre and work with an Arts Award adviser. You can also follow us for more tips online

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What's It Worth?

Arts Awards are qualifications. They look good on your CV and can help you into college. You create a portfolio of work to take to interviews.

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