Diversity Arts Network meeting - Friday Sept 14th Quarterhouse Folkestone

Diversity Arts Network meeting

Diversity and Youth + Arts Council South East's Diversity Strategy + the future of DAN


Friday Sept 14th, Quarterhouse, Folkestone, 1-5.30pm· 


Our next DAN session will be in 3 parts - it is an important session so do please try and attend as your input at this stage would be vital in shaping future strategy around Diversity for the region.  We will be discussing Young people and Diversity and how to involve them in any future diversity developments. The Gulbenkian Theatre and the Quarterhouse will be talking about their recent projects with young people and developments from this.  

Following this Terry Adams, Diversity Officer from Arts Council South East office will be talking about their Diversity Strategy and we will be able to feedback on this and input via email. 

Finally there will be a short session on the future of DAN, how members would like it to develop,  what role and purpose it could have, and which organisations should be involved in leading on this.



1pm - 1.30: Arrival/ Networking

1.30-2.30pm: Young people and Diversity

2.30-3pm: Q&A 

3-3.15pm: Coffee/Tea break

3.15-4pm: Arts Council Diversity Strategy

4-4.30pm: Feedback and Q&A

4.30-5pm: Future and role of DAN discussion

5-5.15 - Summing up

5.15-5.30 Networking


A light lunch/sandwiches will be available from 1pm. 

Spaces are limited so please book early on: 



Further chances to have 1-1 sessions on marketing, funding, and project development from specialist advisors are possible to set-up depending on demand.

Please do email us back on [email protected] if you are interested in a 1-1 session. 

We are also inviting artists and young people to talk about their work. 

If you want to speak about your work, or looking for suitable partners please do send us further details.

 Arts and Cultural organisations can lead the way in diversity as an integral part of what they do, the work they programme and the staff they employ so that arts and culture can belong to everyone.


Coming up:     

Equator at the Quarterhouse

Carmen Souza - Cape Verdean songstress with an African and jazz mix

Friday Sept 14th, 7.30pm

( do ask us for discounted tickets esp for DAN members) 

Women of the World at Kings Place London

Sat Sept 22nd and Sat Oct 20th