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Cockpit Arts, London

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Youth Arts Project Management & Reflective Practice

14th Sep 2017

16th Nov 2017


10am - 4.15pm | Cockpit Arts, London

Designed for people in the arts and cultural sector interested in managing projects for young people, our six-day course* will leave you fully equipped and inspired to successfully deliver your very own youth arts projects. 

Exploring the philosophy and principles of youth arts, you will develop strategies and gain the skills needed to devise a youth arts project, with, for and by young people. We will take you through the whole process, from initial ideas and planning, to using professional artists, funding, marketing and evaluation. 

Ideal if:

You want an in-depth, informative introduction to developing and running your own youth arts projects.


  • The knowledge to plan and produce effective strategies
  • Time to focus, explore and develop your thinking
  • Tips on how to cost work and plan budgets
  • Understanding funding, from the Arts Council to your local shop
  • Advice on how to use your resources wisely
  • Familiarity with the principles and practice of equal opportunities
  • Development through peer discussions with a close group of like-minded professionals
  • Exploration around the intrinsic and extrinsic value of youth arts activity
  • Real-world learning
  • Marketing and publicity know-how
  • The art of creative evaluation: planning, delivery, and development of future practice


14th & 15th September

Units 1 & 2 - Why Youth arts? Developing reflective practice and project planning


12th & 13th October

Units 3 & 4 - Budgeting and fundraising

(Limited spaces available as a stand alone 2-day course at £200pp. Please contact Miranda Hewitt-Green for more information)


15th November

Unit 5 - Marketing in the youth arts and cultural sector

(Limited spaces available as a stand alone 1-day course at £130pp. Please contact Miranda Hewitt-Green for more information)


16th November

Unit 6 - Evaluating Youth Arts

(Limited spaces available as a stand alone 1-day course at £130pp. Please contact Miranda Hewitt-Green for more information)

*Please note that this course is non-accredited so there is no final submission


Book your place today

Places on this course are priced at £400 per person, which includes certification of attendance, lunch and refreshments for all six sessions. English National Youth Arts Network (ENYAN) members are eligible for a 10% discount on this fee. Contact us for more information.

Artsplan is Artswork's programme of training and professional development designed to help arts and cultural professionals at all stages of their career, to build their skills, knowledge and understanding of working in and through the arts with young people. A full list of upcoming Artsplan courses can be found here.

For further information and assistance, please contact Miranda Hewitt-Green, Learning & Skills Manager, via or phone 023 80332491

Posted by CAN network on 3rd August 2017.