About The Culture Challenge

The Culture Challenge aims to increase the number of young people accessing, enjoying and making great art and culture by providing clear details of cultural providers in your local area. We serve to strengthen the cultural landscape here by building today’s audiences and tomorrow’s creative people.

Through consultation with young people, cultural leaders, and teachers, we have developed the ‘Culture Checklist’. The list provides an aspirational checklist for young people, and a practical tool for schools to identify opportunities for cultural learning.

The Culture Challenge encourages schools to engage with the wealth of cultural activity in their local area, urges cultural providers to be ready for young people and applauds children and young people who want to explore art and culture for themselves.

It has been developed by Kayte Judge at Bedford Creative Arts in collaboration with head teachers, young people, and cultural practitioners.

The Culture Challenge is funded by The Harpur Trust, University of Bedfordshire, Central Bedfordshire Council, Aspire Higher and Arts Council England.

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