Class & Class Dynamics
The concept of class in the UK is a complex and difficult thing to define. Join us for this session as we explore the elements that make up class identity in today’s society, what this means for the communities we serve, for those pursuing a career in the arts, and the impact it has on the art we consume. We’ll then consider how we can drive positive change when it comes to class inequalities, prejudice and barriers to participation in the arts.
About the Course
This session is for arts organisations that are keen to expand their thinking, consciousness and activity in relation to class. We know that socioeconomics play a significant role in determining access to and engagement with the arts and yet, the ubiquity of class within the UK and the impact that a person’s class has on their life chances can feel overwhelming for organisations to unpick or address. In the session we’ll be breaking this complex and hard-to-define subject down into manageable chunks. We’ll demystify key principles that underpin how we view and articulate class and its role in UK society. We’ll then provide participants with a structured space in which to consider tangible steps their organisation can take in order to reduce the impact of class inequalities in their work.
Participants will be encouraged to reflect on the fact that other people’s experiences may vary from their own. Also that our ever-shifting societal context creates new areas of challenge and opportunity connected to class barriers, inequality and prejudice which arts organisations should remain alert and responsive to.
Make an enquiry
All enquiries welcome! If you are interested in booking this course, or just need some more information, please complete the form below and one of our team will be in touch. Or email us direct at firstname.lastname@example.org.