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OperaQuest Finale Performance at the Birmingham Hippodrome

Over 100 primary school children took to the stage at the Birmingham Hippodrome last week to perform mini-operas that they had written and composed for the 2015 Opera Quest finale.

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From individual supporters to corporate partners, there are plenty of rewarding ways to support Children & the Arts. We need to raise £1m a year to continue our work. With no government funding, we really do need your support.

Research & Opinion

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Low grades lead to abandoned ambitions

New research by The Prince’s Trust has found that 1/5 of young people who achieved less than 5 A*-C grades at GCSE have ‘abandoned’ their ambitions because of their results.

About Our Work

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Unlocking the arts for all young people

Thousands of children leave school having never set foot in an art gallery, watched a performance in a theatre, or listened to an orchestra play; we aim to redress that balance.

Events for the Whole Family

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Arts Events for Children and Families

We have details of loads of arts events for children and families. Find out what's happening near you.

Training for Teachers

Great Art Quest at Dulwich Picture Gallery, London
Looking for a motivational arts-based teacher training day?

Our Catalyst programme works with professional artists and regional arts venues to deliver inspiring teacher training across 6 art forms.