MAKING BRILLIANT CREATIVE THINGS HAPPEN, TOGETHER
Photo: Matt Cooper
ARCADE is a charitable community producing company based in Scarborough and Bridlington, led by Rach Drew and Sophie Drury-Bradey. We think everyone is creative and we believe culture belongs to everyone.
Our mission is to
Enable our community and artists to co-create high quality cultural experiences which catalyse positive social change
Activate confidence and agency through creativity in children & young people
Inspire and enable working class women & girls to reach their full potential
We do this through creative projects, workshops, shows, festivals and events. Hear more about the ARCADE story so far from Rach and Sophie on our blog.
Access: what we do and the way we do it is inclusive and accessible
Transparency: operating with a fair and transparent process
Creativity: putting artists at the heart of what we do
Community-led: people, their ideas, passions and campaigns
Diversity: we value different lived experiences
If you want to get in touch, email email@example.com or use the link below. The team are part time so please bear with us if we don't respond immediately:
Where We Work
While we predominantly work across the Scarborough Borough and Bridlington, we also produce work throughout the Yorkshire region, and across the UK with our national partners.
Lara Taylor (Co-Chair)
Engagement Producer for the National Theatre’s Public Acts Programme
Jo Crowley (Co-Chair)
Executive Producer, 1927
Inclusive Practice Manager, Battersea Arts Centre
CEO Coast & Vale Community Action
External Funding Officer, North York Moors National Park Authority
Director, Poet, Actor
Project worker and Access and Inclusivity Lead – Can Do Project, The Warren Youth Project, Hull / Member of Black and Dual Heritage Committee, Hull
Artist / Musician / Previously Head of Science City York
Head of Education and Participation, York Minster
Functional Skills Tutor and Job Coach, Blueberry Academy / Writer and Poet
Library Manager - Development, North Yorkshire Library Services
Funders and Partners
Thank you to our funders, partners & collaborators.
Click on the logos below to find out more about them.