Youth Board Away Day

Janah writes about what our Youth Board discussed at their away day last month and what’s next for them.

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Wellbeing, Creativity and Young People: A Guide for Education Professionals – download for free!

Prepared by Jo Stockdale, founder of Well Within Reach, and commissioned by The Mighty Creatives, this free Wellbeing, Creativity and Young People guide is designed specifically for education professionals.

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Boss Bike Rides – Winds of Change

Nick Owen led the charge for another Boss Bike Ride this past weekend.

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Fly Don’t Fall – Casey Soma

YEF recipient Casey talks about his poetry anthology Fly Don’t Fall.

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Guest Blog: Artsmark at 20

To ring in Artsmark Celebration Week, Felicity Woolf, our Chair of the Board of Trustees reflects on 20 years of the Artsmark Award.

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Bourne Westfield – My #Artsmark20 Story

Becky Beavis, of Artsmark Platinum school Bourne Westfield Primary Academy, gives us a look into the school’s journey to Platinum.

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Launching our new Creative Communities Fund!

Our new Creative Communities Fund offers critical support for cultural sector organisations to readdress the needs of children and young people in the East Midlands.

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It all started with a vision.

Young Empowerment Fund (YEF) participant, Sarah, discusses her project and being a funding recipient.

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Apply for a grant of up to £1,000 for your school’s network!

The Mighty Creatives invite schools to apply for a grant of up to £1000 to support networking and collaborative working for schools in your area. The grant is available for all schools in the East Midlands region.

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Launching our Group School Offer 2021/2022 Round 2 – £2,500 bursaries for schools

Are you connected to a network of schools interested in working together to develop your arts provision? Then our Group School Offer programme of support could help!

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Jess’s story: Overcoming isolation through music in lockdown

We spoke to Jess Fisher, a young disabled musician who works with local arts organisations, to find out more about her creative social action project funded by TMC.

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Leicester Heritage Action Zone – Summer Workshop!

Are you looking for something different to get involved in over the Summer Holidays? Want to develop your photography and audio skills? Want to help to make Leicester City Centre a better place? Why not join our Heritage Action Zone session? 

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Join our Youth Board!

Are you aged 16-21 and passionate about the creative industries, arts and culture? Do you want to have your voice heard and make a difference to the lives of children and young people across the East Midlands?

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Digital Development Grants

We have grants available for £4000 each to support organisations and individuals in the East Midlands.

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Have your say: Wellbeing survey for students, teachers and parents

Are you a teacher or parent of secondary school students? Or are you a young person aged 14-18? How has the Covid-19 pandemic affected you?

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The Mighty Media Masterclass

Call out for Young People aged 14-19 to take part in 2-day masterclass with The Mighty Creatives, Creative Forum and Rofl Audio.

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The Power of Creative Mentoring

Ground-breaking research into the efficacy of Creative Mentoring.

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A mighty 12 years

After a mighty 12 years at The Mighty Creatives, our Head of Development Becky Rose reflects on her very personal journey at TMC in this parting poem.

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Arts Award Start Up Packages 2021

The Mighty Creatives are offering a number of support packages for settings who want to deliver the Arts Award qualification.

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Nick Owen, CEO at The Mighty Creatives, comments on the passing of His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

Nick Owen, CEO at The Mighty Creatives, comments on the passing of His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

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Guest Blog – Bourne Westfield

Rebecca is a hugely passionate primary creative Arts lead at Bourne Westfield Primary Academy, Lincolnshire.

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TMC’s Mighty Hub of Creativity – New Creative Opps For All!

Simon Hollingworth highlights some of his top entries from our Hub, our one-stop-shop of online creative resources for children and young people to use at home or in the classroom.

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Creativity Exchange: A new online community to encourage teaching for creativity

This February Arts Council England (ACE) have launched Creativity Exchange, a new online community to encourage teaching for creativity across the curriculum.

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Guest blog: Artist Helen writes an update on all things Splash!

Our Splash! artist, Helen, talks about her experience playing the role of Flo and what she’s working on now.

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National Cultural Organisations and Bridges – Executive Report

In early 2020 the ten Arts Council England Bridges commissioned research into how we could work more effectively with national organisations for the benefit of children across England.

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Be Mighty Be Creative Awards 2020 – the finalists!

Take a look at all of our amazing finalists across the 11 categories of this year’s Be Mighty Be Creative Awards. 

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3 top tips for ‘at home’ sensory play ideas for young children and children with additional needs

Egg Box Theatre shares their 3 top tips for sensory play ideas for young children and children with additional needs that  you can do at home.

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