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People Around Here has been delivering community arts initiatives in Cardiff and beyond since July 2006. We use the arts as a vehicle to change lives: to boost confidence, encourage positive community relationships, enable people to learn new skills, and to inspire them to work together to create something they can be proud of. We engage with all ages from primary school children to older people, actively promoting intergenerational community cohesion. We have built a reputation for delivering effective, collaborative community arts projects, professional products and measurable outcomes. We have been described as Creative, Visionary, Flexible, Professional, Innovative, Respected, Outcomes-based and Community-focused.
Our Mission Statement is:
To educate, enable and inspire communities through delivering outstanding collaborative arts initiatives
Our Vision:
To deliver transformative arts initiatives which achieve positive outcomes for disadvantaged communities in Cardiff, through:
  1. Developing community cohesion, strengthening connections between groups and individuals
  2. Equipping young people with the skills they need to engage with and positively impact their community
  3. Transforming community space to increase a sense of ownership and pride in the local environment
  4. Promoting health, wellbeing and emotional resilience for everyone, across the generations
We aim to be:
  • Inspirational – We believe that the arts can be a vehicle to unlock and ignite potential and inspire ambition
  • Creative – We believe that the arts provide a safe space, enabling all to explore and tackle difficult issues
  • Holistic – We believe that understanding the complex nature of the ‘big picture’ is crucial to effect lasting change
  • Collaborative – We believe that a fully inclusive approach is essential in achieving positive change in communities


For all our latest projects please check out our blog site.
Please contact us: admin@peoplearoundhere.com

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'People Around Here’ Registered Charitable Trust No.1116004 Charity Correspondent: Sian Brown Email: admin@peoplearoundhere.com All our workshop leaders and artists are fully CRB checked and have attended PVA and Child Protection training. Where appropriate we incorporate the Welsh language into our songs, dramas and workshops.