Serendipity is an internationally connected diversity-led arts and heritage organisation that actively changes the UK artistic and cultural landscape with an innovative and inspiring high-quality programme. Serendipity fosters innovative new work from artists, both emerging and established, bringing diversity to the forefront of cultural experiences for all.
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The Neesa Project are an all-inclusive, Muslim-led group who provide both social and educational activities for women and children in Norfolk. They arrange a monthly social event for women and children, hold weekly sewing classes and organise cooking sessions, sporting events and activities for children.
Tambai Promotions specialises in music and dance workshops and performances of African Music in Norfolk. They are led by Anna Mudeka, a renowned musician who is recognised internationally. Tambai Promotions run an African music & dance group, as well as workshops for schools and more.
Gentle/Radical is a Wales-based artist organisation that create projects that work across different communities, art forms and spaces. Activities include; pop-up events, exhibitions, performances, installations, sung works, published works, film screenings, symposia, walks, talks, meals, readings, gatherings and other actions that bring people together.
Society Alive in Norwich seeks to inject live and vitality to every aspect of our community. It is open to all irrespective of race, gender, sexual affiliation or religious inclination, inclusivity and selfless service to mankind.
Afroluso is a young fresh African (hip-hop) dance group located in Norfolk for female and male empowerment. Their main style of dance originates from Africa with influences ranging from classic artists such as Afrohouse, Funana, Dancehall, Traditional Dancing to modern hip hop mixture.
ICS was established in 2002 to serve the ethnic Indian community in East Anglia. The foremost aim of the society is to promote the richness and diversity of Indian art and culture amongst the local people in Cambridgeshire, UK.
Freedom from Torture provide specialist psychological therapy to help asylum seekers and refugees who have survived torture recover and rebuild their lives in the UK, as well as provide training for professionals working with torture survivors.
Refugee Roots is a charity in Nottingham that helps asylum seekers and refugees build relationships and navigate the complexities of building a new life in the UK. They offer a warm welcome, hospitality, support and friendship through a range of initiatives such as a Virtual Kitchen, Befriending, Art Sessions and Women's Groups.
English+ are a Christian charity that supports new communities in Norwich to learn English, form friendships and to make this city a home. They welcome anyone who finds themselves isolated by lack of English language including refugees and asylum seekers; beginners and advanced; young and old; all faiths and none. Currently running classes online.
MIN brings refugee, migrant and local communities together through, art, social, cultural and educational groups and projects, offering people a chance to learn new skills, meet new people, share experiences and take part in worthwhile activities to improve their lives and the life of their communities. Work continues online during the pandemic.
Our Naked Truths is a creative wellness series celebrating the bodies and stories of Black and POC femmes and non-binary individuals via life art, holistic therapy, meditation and conversation.
WomenMATTA is a Women's Centre in Manchester that provides intense, holistic support to women affected by the criminal justice system and to those at risk. The Centre provides women with a safe and homely space in which to access gender-specialist support services. It is a 'one-stop-shop' offering group work, one-to-one and counselling supporting women around domestic and sexual violence, mental health, substance misuse and alcohol addiction, debt or money issues, parenting supporting, housing/homelessness, education and employment, well-being, IT access and creative workshops.
Part of Community Arts North West, the Exodus refugee arts programme works with refugees and host communities across a range of traditional and contemporary art forms, with a strong focus on cross cultural collaborative production. Exodus has been significant in creating a voice and cultural expression for refugee communities new to the region.
Intercom Trust is an LGBT+ charity working across Cornwall, Devon, Dorset and the wider South West. They provide help and support, advocacy, counselling, training, information, support groups, conferences and consultancy.
The Beehive Centre aims to reduce social isolation and connect communities in Whitehall and St. George. The Centre hosts social events and activities and many activities are tailored to the needs of older people (55+ years).
Milestones Trust in Bristol support people with learning disabilities, mental health needs, dementia and complex behavioral needs to help toward living a more creative, meaningful and richer life.
Studio Upstairs in Bristol provides artistic resources and support to adults experiencing mental and emotional distress, in drug and alcohol recovery, as well as those wtih mild learning disabilities and/or moderate conditions.
New Routes was established in 2004 as a small project addressing the integration needs of the first 30, isolated, dispersed asylum seekers in Norwich. They are now open six days a week, delivering 14 different activities for women, adults, families, and young people across a range of topics.
NIYP supports young people aged 11-25 in Norfolk who are asylum seekers, refugees or otherwise displaced from their country of origin. They are working to reduce isolation and keep young people safe, connected, active and learning, all online during the pandemic.
CASA is an arts organisation whose central goal is to facilitate cultural exchanges between Latin America and the U.K., and showcase progressive and unique work. By programming a diverse spectrum of work made by artists based in Latin America, as well as those of Latin American heritage based in the U.K., the CASA stage sheds light on theatre, dance, music and film that might otherwise be left unseen by U.K. audiences.
Established in 1997, ILAMS is the first and only organisation dedicated to the study, performance and promotion of Iberian and Latin American classical music in the UK. There are packages for artists, members, and corporates as well as individuals.
The group promotes Spanish and Latin-American culture and language in Scotland, through the organisation of cultural events and Spanish language courses, facilitates those children and young people of mixed cultural background their familiarisation with their Spanish and Latin American heritage, and the care and education of children up to the age of 16.
Offers activities to Latin American elders in Islington (50+) such as yoga, Tai Chi, handicraft workshops, painting, dancing, English and journalism classes, talks, walks, workshops and fact sheets.
They UK's widest reaching and most established Latin Media outlet - a comprehensive guide to what’s on in the UK and a quality magazine packed with interesting articles, interviews, reviews and columns about Latin America, Spain, Portugal and their diasporas.
The ICAD are a spiritual centre for all communities and religious backgrounds in Dorset, a centre for integration, cultural and spiritual exchange, and a place providing community service. They also run events to bring together people celebrating Indian festivals and national occasions.
A day centre for social contact, exercise, activity, craft and more for Afro Caribbean Elders over 55 years in Gloucester.
Asian Elders provides social conact for Asian Elders aged 55 and over in the Gloucester area. They hold meetings, day care, meals, social interaction, trips and more. There are separate groups for women and men, and they cover Gujerati and Urdu language and communication needs.
The Exeter Hindu Temple provides a place for worship and community, as well as an ashram for yoga, meditation, exercise, culinary courses, Ayuverdic medicine, Eastern arts and youth engagement.
North Devon Sunrise CIC are a dynamic grassroots community organisation in a remote rural area. They provide activities, services and events for individuals of diverse identities. They offer online activities, 1-2-1 support, LGBTQIA+ activities, as well diversity workshops. Their website features multilingual resources for adults and children.
Swindon Chinese Community (SCC) is a voluntary community organisation run by volunteers. SCC provides Chinese tradition and culture related services to schools, other communities and organisations. SCC aims to work hand in hand with Swindon Borough Council.
A charity organisation based in Swindon carrying out voluntary activities for the community since 1973 and along with representing Hindu faith, community & culture. They run youth development and sport activities, community groups and forums, classes in language and ethnic culture, and more.
SWALLOW is based in Bath and North East Somerset and aims to enable teenagers and adults with learning disabilities to live as independently as they wish.
Xenia brings migrant, refugee, asylum-seeking and British women together to connect, share and learn together. Their in-person workshops are suspended at the moment, but women can still participate online or via phone!
An UK platform connecting Muslims who can give Zakat with those who should be receiving it locally. You can access their website to find out more or to apply for Zakat. They are currently offering support through four funds: Hardship Relief Fund, Housing Fund, Work Fund, and Education Fund.
Dialogue Books, spearheaded by publisher Sharmaine Lovegrove, is the home to a variety of stories from illuminating voices often excluded from the mainstream. Follow them on Twitter to stay posted on new releases.
An empowerment platform for millennial and gen z women of colour. They campaign, run sports, film and other programmes, workshops, events and more. They also collaborate with corporates to help them reach communities.
gal-dem is a new media publication, committed to telling the stories of people of colour from marginalised genders. With an online and print magazine, they're addressing inequality and misrepresentation in the industry through platforming the creative and editorial work of our community across essays, opinion, news, arts, music, politics and lifestyle content.
A non-profit organisation, community and platform dedicated to creatives of colour in Greater Manchester, working towards a racially diverse and inclusive creative industry. They now have chapters across the UK including Birmingham, Oxford, Cambridge, Leeds, Brighton, London, and abroad.
A community for black, Asian and minority ethnic change makers to uplift, inspire and learn from each other.
London Black Women's Project is a specialist and dedicated organisation for ethnic minority women and girls. They offer a range of support services to women and girls including refuge, legal advice, domestic violence, healing and more. For their free 24hr National Domestic Violence Helpline call 020 8472 0528
An artist-led and artist-run platform providing an open platform for discussion around what it means to be British, led by BME women and non-binary people of colour. We Are Here UK work with British BME women and non-binary artists across the UK hosting exhibitions, workshops and panel discussions.
StartUp Britain is a campaign by entrepreneurs, for entrepreneurs. They offer inspiration, resources and guidance to help people start and grow their own business. They also provide online support which may be useful during this time.
Escape the City provides support for individuals who want to quit their corporate jobs, change their career or start a business. Alongside webinars and an online community forum, they also are providing support to people facing redundancy.
The Prince's Trust is a youth charity that helps young people aged 11 to 30 get into jobs, education and training. Find out about their programmes if you want to start a business, get a job or grow your confidence. They also have an online COVID support hub.
The Make A Difference Trust is fighting HIV and AIDS one stage at a time in the UK and abroad. Through theatre events they raise funds to fight HIV and AIDS, as well as support the theatre community through the pandemic. They offer grants to projects benefitting those living with, or at risk from, HIV and AIDS.
The Incorporated Society of Musicians (ISM) is the UK’s professional body for musicians and subject association for music. Access support via their website, as well as information on grants available.
The Salvation Army is a worldwide evangelical Christian church. They provide a range of outreach support services for youth and children, families, older people, those experiencing homelessness and more. You can find your nearest Salvation Army here.
Yapp Charitable Trust make grants for running costs and salaries to small registered charities in England and Wales to help sustain their existing work.
The Resourcing Racial Justice fund is a coalition of people of colour innovators, change makers, activists, artists and social leaders dedicated to social change. They have established a new UK wide-funding pool to support individuals and communities working towards racial justice.
REWRITE London runs courses, editorial services, book reviews, a magazine and live events for women of colour writers in the UK. Online courses are available around the world.
The NEEACA offers support, advocacy, advice and empowerment to people of African descent living in the North East. They offer befriending, social and cultural events, assistance and workshops, and opportunities to learn about African achievements, culture, art and music.
A Facebook group for People of Colour working (or aspiring to work) in campaigns to share opportunities, concerns and questions.
A Facebook group for People of Colour working (or aspiring to work) in journalism, media and the arts to share opportunities, concerns and questions.
Girls Rock School Northern Ireland is a platform that is set out to encourage and empower women and girls of all ages to get more involved in the world of music, specifically rock and roll. The organisation offers up workshops and mentoring in electric guitar, bass, drums, and vocals.
The Winch is a programme for young people in Camden and their families to access support to challenge injustice which affects them and their communities. They offer youth clubs, projects, holiday programmes, celebrations, creative spaces, after-school clubs and more.
Milk and Honey is an expressive safe space that allows young women and girls who are often deemed as hard to engage to flourish and take ownership of H.E.R (Healing, Empowerment and Resilience) through 1:1 sessions and creative group projects.
The Advocacy Academy is a transformational Social Justice Youth Organising Movement for young people from South London who are passionate about creating a more fair, just and equal society.
Award-winning bridge organisation fostering cultural access points for Black young people.
A collective for queer, trans and intersex people of colour in the UK to organise and mobilise.
A Facebook group for PoC working the social impact sector to support and connect with each other
The Bernie Grant Arts Centre is a Tottenham based arts venue championing Black artists telling their own stories.
Young at Art is one of Northern Ireland's leading children's arts not-for-profit companies and it is also home to the prestigious Belfast Their ethos is that 'every child should have the right to access exciting and original creative experiences, regardless of who they are or where they come from. They offer projects and programmes with that aim to encourage young children to express themselves freely.
The National Youth Orchestras of Scotland is an organisation that gives the opportunity for students aged between 8 and 25 to experience the complete orchestral experience. The National Youth Orchestra of Scotland offers a comprehensive pathway to join orchestras, jazz bands, training ensembles, and an ever-expanding outreach programme.
Aid Box Community provides support, supplies and sanctuary to Bristol’s refugees and asylum seekers.