28 March 2020
Self-isolate like a musician: our quarantine chat with Kerri Watt
Singer-songwriter Kerri Watt shares advice on to stay artistically productive whilst at home.
17 January 2020
Nikita Gill on Insta-poetry and the importance of rejection
We caught up with Nikita Gill, author of Wild Embers and Great Goddesses, about life as a poet, the worth of rejection and her thoughts on the Insta-poetry phenomenon.
6 January 2020
Paige Mullin, Silver Arts Award achiever
"I found the new experiences that came with skill learning to be the most valuable, as I learned how to direct people around me and to increase my teamwork and leadership skills, which will be valuable in the future."
4 January 2020
Where are they now? with Beatriz Makinen
Beatriz focussed on fashion as the main art form in her Gold Arts Award. Find out more about her fashion shows, the skills she gained from Arts Award, and what she has planned for the future...
30 December 2019
Don't wait for permission, create your own work instead says Masha Kevinovna
"The crux of The Girl With Glitter In Her Eye is about the validity of voice and what it means to have a voice removed, echoed both in my personal life and the political landscape."
25 November 2019
What goes on at Budding Writers?
We chat with the founders of newly-established Budding Writers on their inspiration, the publishing industry, and how you can get involved in Arts Award.
2 September 2019
Where are they now? with Ben James
Ben explains how his Arts Award helped with his career in technology and tech journalism.
28 August 2019
What goes on at Lauderdale House?
Lauderdale House offers a a wonderful programme for young people looking to develop their artistic interests.
26 August 2019
What goes on at Arts Award Initiative?
Find out more about the Arts Award Initiative and how the scheme supports young people.
21 August 2019
Where are they now? with Emily Pieters
After her Bronze and Silver Arts Awards, Emily decided to pursue a career in costume design.
26 July 2019
Where are they now? with Finnian Anderson
Finnian is now a web developer in New Zealand. Find out what he's been up to since his Gold Arts Award...
28 May 2019
Where are they now? with Fay Beesley
Gold Arts Award achiever Fay Beesley talks about balancing her career as an Education and Outreach Officer and as an performance artist who has performed internationally
21 May 2019
Where are they now? with Brandon Robinson-Connolly
Actor and playwright Brandon Robinson-Connolly on the theatre industry and his new play Leo Rising
9 May 2019
Where are they now? with Grace Smith
We catch up with folk musician and Gold Arts Award alum Grace Smith about her new music duo, life as a music tutor and the Monster Ceilidh Band
27 February 2019
Where are they now? with Harriet Mayne
Harriet works as an ASM for Harrogate Theatre and as a role play actor in medical education. She has completed her Bronze and Silver, and is currently working on her Gold.
7 February 2019
Where are they now with Anna James, Gold Arts Award
Anna James, Gold Arts Award achiever, catches us up on what she's been up to since, including dancing, appearing at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and taking a teaching degree! Anna's been busy!
31 January 2019
Where are they now? with Rachel Owen
Rachel is a wildlife media student at the University of Cumbria, and hopes to work at the BBC Natural History Unit in Bristol. She has completed all five levels of Arts Award, and says they were invaluable to her current photography practice.
31 January 2019
Where are they now? with Catherine Sleeman
Catherine is a multi-disciplinary artist with interests ranging from theatre, to music, to crafts and textiles. She completed her Silver Arts Award by focusing on dance and literature - writing a whole novel in a month!