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. We are proud to be part of the Arts Council England National Portfolio.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
Jo Crowley (Chair)
Executive Producer, 1927
Theatre Director, Actor and Screenwriter
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.