Open Up Arts
This work strand has a working group advising and guiding its development. It is made up of individuals and organisations from across the city, participating on a voluntary basis.
Marina Norris, Executive Director
Brighton People’s Theatre [Chair]
Nicole Monney, Community Learning and Arts Coordinator
The Hangleton & Knoll project [Co-Chair]
For the city to develop a best practice co-production model for neighbourhoods, with residents truly in the lead.
- Supporting those most distant from us and making it easier for them to access and use our resources
- Developing a leading inclusivity model for culture where residents work with their local venues & producers to make and curate work that is open, inclusive & relevant to all.
- Space, expertise and in-kind resources
- Joint fundraising
Open Up Arts – communities report
Read Open Up Arts’ 2019 research report designed to gain a greater understanding of the inequalities that exist in East Brighton and Hangleton & Knoll areas and the desires of residents to be creative.
Making the arts more accessible – project
Read resident-led peer research (2019) via Brighton University Ignite programme with partners: Nicole Monney, Hangleton & Knoll Project (HKP), Brighton People’s Theatre and researcher Dr Helen Johnson, University of Brighton.