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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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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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‘Return to School’ Arts Award Support fund

The ‘Return to School’ Arts Award Support Fund provides grants of up to £1000 to schools and education settings.

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Youth Cultural Life Fund 2020

Are you a creative and motivated young person? Do you want to use your creative skills to make a positive change?

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Apply for a bursary of up to £1,000 for your school's network!

The Mighty Creatives invite schools and arts organisations to apply for a grant of up to £1000 to support networking and collaborative working for schools in your area.

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The Mighty Creatives - A Year in the Life of An Apprentice

Our Finance Apprentice Charlotte reflects on a year working with us at The Mighty Creatives.

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Delivering Bronze Arts Award as part of a virtual Work Experience programme

Vikki Jones, from UK New Artists, discusses the digital Bronze Arts Award programme they have been running through their TMC start-up package and her experience of 'digital delivery'.

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The summer is here and so are we!

The end of term is here, and we are keen to continue supporting schools like yours through the summer. Take a look at what opportunities we have coming up!

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Saving the Arts - and shouting about the East Midlands 'Crown Jewels'

The Mighty Creatives' CEO, Nick Owen, is inviting organisations and individuals across the arts and culture sector to sign their support.

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The Mighty Hub of Creativity: Mr Holly’s Top Ten!

Simon Hollingworth, an East Midlands Freelance Creative Producer who helped us pull our Mighty Hub of Creativity together, discusses how the hub was put together and recommends his Top 10 entries.

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