Creativity & Life Chances conference
Announcing more speakers and workshop leaders

Date Created: 21st Sep 2017

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Preparations for our upcoming Creativity and Life Chances conference are well under way, and we’re pleased to now be able to share with you the inspiring speakers who will be leading breakout sessions on the day

Zoom Rockman has been writing, drawing and publishing his own award-winning comic ‘The Zoom!’ since he was eight. He is the youngest ever artist to have a featured monthly strip in The Beano, and is a Young Ambassador for The Big Draw.

Take a look at a selection of Zoom’s comics here

Heart n Soul is an award-winning creative arts company and charity that believes in the talents and power of people with learning disabilities, providing opportunities for people to discover, develop and share this power and talent as widely as possible.

Find out more at Heart n Soul’s website

Created by young people, for young people, Kent’s ART31 is working to create more artistic events and opportunities for young people in the county. They work to develop relationships between arts organisations and young people, and lead young people to take control and get involved in decision-making.

Find out more about ART31 here

Ronda Gowland-Pryde is Head of Education at the John Hansard Gallery, a Southampton-based contemporary visual arts gallery.

Read about the Department for Doing Nothing, a recent project led by the John Hansard Gallery

These speakers will be joining the previously announced Kat Francois and Darren Henley at a conference that will give delegates the opportunity to experience the arts, see evidence of it working and be inspired to do more for young people.

Organised by Artswork, Arts Council England’s South East Bridge Organisation, and compèred by a group of young people, the day will demonstrate how creativity can be used to enhance existing services and opportunities, through innovative case studies, interactive workshops and inspirational speakers.


Creativity and Life Chances
Wednesday 22 November 2017

The Wellcome Collection, London

£100 (incl lunch and refreshments)


Book now


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