April 2019

Marketing Projects for Young People in the Arts and Cultural sector  Tuesday 30 April 2019, 10:00 AM – 4:15 PM, Yorkshire Dance, Leeds

This practical and informative training session is designed to give you the confidence, skills and knowledge to effectively market your creative projects and programmes for young people.
Ideal for anyone marketing projects and programmes for young people in the creative, cultural and heritage sectors
Course places are £120 per person, including lunch, refreshments and a certificate of attendance for each delegate.


May 2019

Northern Music Education Hub Conference 2019  Wednesday 1 May 2019, 9:45 – 16:00, Leeds Town Hall

The 2019 Northern MEH Conference will focus on Workforce Development, Diversity and Digital – with the question running throughout of ‘What’s Stopping Us?’. You will have time to reflect on diversity and unconscious bias both within your organisation and in the work you deliver with, by and for children and young people. We will explore good practice examples from across a range of settings and consider how digital impacts on music in the wider world and what opportunities that might present for your work with children and young people. There will also be space for reflection, discussion and ‘next steps’ planning.
Presenters include DJ School, Yorkshire Sound Women, John O’Hallahan (Calderdale College Music Dept), Nordoff Robins, Paul Whittaker, Ocean Sparks, Kycker, Miranda Arieh and others plus special performances from Park Community Academy Brass Band and a local SEND choir.

Hub leads from Northern Music Education Hubs are welcome to book two free places, for themselves and a colleague, in the first instance. More tickets per Hub may be available closer to the date of the event.


Measuring Impact: Evaluating projects with, for and by young people  Wednesday 1 May 2019, 10:00 AM – 4:15 PM, Yorkshire Dance, Leeds

Designed to help you cultivate meaningful and beneficial modes of evaluating creative projects with young people, this course will guide you through creative examples and useful case studies as you prepare to develop and review your own evaluation processes and models.It is ideal for individuals and organisations developing and delivering projects for, with and by children and young people
Course places are £120 per person, including lunch, refreshments and a certificate of attendance for each delegate.


June 2019

Develop your Arts, Culture and Heritage Curriculum, Friday 14th June 2019, The Carriageworks Theatre, Leeds

The Leeds Cultural Education Partnership in partnership with Noctua and YITSA teaching schools are hosting two events on the 14th June to support schools to develop their Arts, Culture and Heritage curriculum.

For Headteachers and Curriculum Leaders, a half day workshop : ‘Embedding Arts, Culture and Heritage in your Curriculum’ , 9.00am-1.00pm

This workshop will explore how to adapt and design a curriculum which embeds arts, culture and heritage. The session will include case studies presented by schools and arts practitioners, which will explore different approaches and models of delivery to meets the needs of pupils. Cost: £52.99

For primary teachers and classroom practitioners, a full day conference: An Arts, Culture and Heritage Curriculum in Leeds , 9.00am -3.30pm

This exciting day will include practical hands on workshops delivered by a number of experienced arts and heritage providers. Covering different art forms including art, music, dance and drama, this will be a great opportunity to explore creative ideas and approaches and learn new skills which can be applied in the classroom.  Cost: £58.23

Both events also include a ‘marketplace’ of experienced local arts and cultural providers who are available to work in school.


Young People, the Arts, and Mental Health – a Cultural Institute conference Thursday 20 June 2019 at NEXUS, University of Leeds

The Cultural Institute’s second one-day annual Arts and Health conference aims share research, evidence, policy and practice with practitioners, researchers and young people themselves. We hope to attract a wide range of perspectives and experiences to explore the conference question: “How can we work with children and young people (aged 0-25 years) to improve mental health outcomes through cultural participation?”
Educators, youth workers, public health practitioners, people with lived experience, researchers, artists, cultural sector professionals, and third sector organisations will all benefit from attending the symposium. If you would like to contribute to the programme, please download the call for contributions for more information.

The conference is free to attend, please email to register your interest.


July 2019

Child Protection & Safeguarding in the Arts and Cultural Sectors Thursday 4 July 2019 10:00 AM – 4:15 PM, Yorkshire Dance

Of benefit to individuals and organisations looking to update their understanding of child protection legislation and best practice, this course provides a full update on current child protection legislation, including the Disclosure and Barring service, the Duty to Refer and Working Together.
The day will provide in-depth practical advice to help you develop sensible structures and build confidence around child protection issues, within the context of developing and delivering creative and cultural projects for children and young people. The course also includes a “safe touch” section, exploring how child protection guidelines can be maintained within more physical art forms such as dance and theatre.
Course places are £150 per person. ENYAN newsletter subscribers receive an exclusive 10% discount Limited bursaries are also available.


For previous events, please visit the links below:

March 2019 Events

December 2018 Events

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