Olivia’s story

“Olivia came in very closed off – but as soon as she started her art she immediately became engaged.”

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Kevin’s story

“… but I am a good kid!”

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Sophie’s story

“I am happy all day when I know Rebecca is coming and always happy when she’s with me.”

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Gen Z – don’t be afraid of hiring the “digital generation”

Openess and agility are the watchwords when it comes to handling the digital nomads of Generation Z, according to a roundtable of leading cross-industry voices.

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Common Values, Shared Dreams: Reflecting on our first day in Krefeld with Werkhaus e.V

Our CEO, Dr Nick Owen, reflects on the first day in Krefeld, Germany visiting our project partners Werkhaus e.V. for an exciting transnational collaboration.

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Hannah’s story: Creativity helped me find my voice

Creativity quite honestly saved my life. As much as that is such a cringey and cliché thing to say, the power of creativity is one we too often underestimate.

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Art Therapy and Creative Mentoring: What’s the difference?

We caught up with Claire Parker, a HCPC registered Art Psychotherapist and TMC Creative Mentor, to talk about the differences between Art Therapy and Creative Mentoring.

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Our CEO’s reflections on the Beyond 2023 Conference

Our CEO, Dr. Nick Owen, shares his reflections on the Beyond 2023 Conference held in London this week, developed in partnership with the British Council and focused on the core theme “the global creative economy”.

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Harry’s story

“I feel confident, focused, excited and calm… this isn’t where I expected to be.”

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Celebrating National Care Leavers’ Week

We’ve been supporting Care Leavers since 2015. Find out how, hear from our mentees, and learn more about supporting the #NCLW campaign.

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Faye’s story

“A trip to London with Sophie would be my perfect day.”

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Eryka’s story

“I feel like I’m building a bond with you.”

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Resources for young people who may be feeling upset, worried or concerned about recent news

Resources for young people who may be feeling upset, worried, anxious, overwhelmed or concerned by recent news.

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New report: Harm caused to children in the Covid-19 pandemic was preventable

Here at The Mighty Creatives, we’re proud to support the ‘What about the Children?’ report released by Save the Children, the Children’s Rights Alliance for England and Just for Kids Law.

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TMC named winner in the Best Service Delivery Innovation category at the Third Sector Awards 2023

We were delighted to see The Mighty Creatives named as the winner in the Best Service Delivery Innovation category in recognition of our Creative Mentoring service.

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TMC’s Chief Executive named ‘Most Inspiring Children’s Mentoring Organisation CEO’

We’re delighted to announce that our CEO, Dr Nick Owen MBE, has received recognition in the Global CEO Excellence Awards 2023 after being named the Most Inspiring Children’s Mentoring Organisation CEO 2023.

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A mighty new era for TMC

It’s been a busy and exciting time for The Mighty Creatives. From the appointment of our new Chair of Trustees, the development of our fast-growing Creative Mentoring service to our Youth Voice advocacy work… we have lots of news to share!

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Stowe Family Law Leicester selects The Mighty Creatives to receive donation!

We’re delighted to share that Stowe Family Law’s Leicester office has made a £250 donation to The Mighty Creatives, which will support us to reach more children and young people through our Creative Mentoring service.

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Candleby Lane School’s story

For Candleby Lane School in Cotgrave, creativity is listed as one of their eight key values. Read about their Artsmark journey.

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Keeping the arts alive in schools: creativity, school development and youth voice 

Read St John’s CofE Primary School & Nursery’s story about keeping the arts alive – and the importance of creativity, school development and youth voice.

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Let’s Craft Project with Craft Council and Hobbycraft

Crafts Council and Hobbycraft have collaborated with regional partners across England to launch Let’s Craft – sending out craft boxes across the country to families who don’t have arts and craft supplies at home.

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Looking Back at 2022 with The Mighty Creatives

2022 has been a whirlwind of activity, aims, and achievement at The Mighty Creatives and we’re seeing off the year by celebrating all the wonderful work our team have been up to over the past twelve months.

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Supporting the Mental Wellbeing of Secondary Aged Pupils in Schools

In the wake of the pandemic where pupils of all ages suffered with missing out on school and socializing, how can we best support pupils with their mental health, and what can we learn from recent findings?

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Arts Council England funding decision – FAQs

You may have read recently that our application for Arts Council England’s (ACE) National Portfolio Organisation (NPO) funding unfortunately proved unsuccessful. We’ve put together a handy FAQ to help answer some questions you may have.

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Our statement on Arts Council England’s NPO funding decision

Our statement on the outcome of Arts Council England’s (ACE) National Portfolio Organisation (NPO) funding bid decision.

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8 books for exploring Black History with your students

October marks Black History month in the UK – a time to celebrate the contribution Black communities and individuals have made over the centuries in shaping the dynamic and diverse country we have today.

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The Mighty Dinosaurs – Samantha’s YEF Project!

Youth Board member, and YEF recipient Samantha has been hard at work cultivating her project The Mighty Dinosaurs to encourage children and young people in vulnerable circumstances to learn more about prehistoric creatures. Here, she talks about the project and her need for your support.

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World Mental Health Day – Take our Quiz!

The theme of this year’s World Mental Health Day 2022 is making mental health and wellbeing for all a global priority.

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Arts in Education – Janah’s Blog

Youth Board member, Janah talks about the subject of Arts in Education and the work the Without Walls event did to make change in education.

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My First Experience of a School Workshop – Connor’s Blog

Before our Without Walls event last month, members of the Youth Board worked with artist Sian Watson Taylor in primary schools across the region to create artwork that expresses what creativity looks like without barriers. Here, Youth Board member Connor reflects on his first school workshop experience.

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