We support young people doing Arts Award, the national qualifications for young artists and arts leaders. Arts Award helps young people to make things happen Рleading workshops, setting up their own projects, working in their communities and starting their careers.

Arts Award Voice provides advice, ideas and step-by-step guidance for young people, whether they’re starting out with Bronze Arts Award or completing their Gold. Anyone doing Arts Award can join – just register on site to get access to inspiration.

We run Arts Award Voice for Trinity College London who accredit Arts Award. We also keep in touch with Arts Award alumni to offer arts careers advice and track their glittering pathways!

Upstart developed out of our work to build and run the Arts Award Youth Network from 2011 to 2017.¬† Here’s where it all began: