Are you feeling lost and unsure about what you want to do as a career? Don’t worry! There are plenty of other people your age who feel the same way. Finding a job you enjoy can be daunting, especially when you’re not sure what you want to be paid for.
Matt Little, Head of Research and Impact at Real Ideas, is here to talk about Youth Voice and the final episode of Amplify. Amplify is a series of short films profiling children & young people's voice in creative & cultural learning.
Shooting for new Plymouth workplace goals with Real Ideas
Argyle Community Trust, the official charity for Plymouth Argyle Football Club, has taken up residence in a new kind of ‘office environment’, becoming a full Real Ideas member, to take advantage of its flexible workspace, networking, and opportunities to nurture and grow new partnerships and projects.
Whirling Dervishes intertwine with Flamenco Dancers to cross centuries, cultures and technology in unique multimedia performance
Plymouth, England, is set to play host to a unique multi-media immersive dance performance that mixes the metaphysical 13th century Islamic tradition of the Whirling Dervishes of Turkey with the vibrant dance of traditional Spanish flamenco, all set against the reactive backdrop of Europe’s only awe-inspiring 15 metre immersive dome. Entitled Digital Dervish + Flamenco Sonic, the performances will take place in Plymouth’s Market Hall dome on Friday 6th and Saturday 7th May.
Exhibitions, talks and events giving a voice to people with lived experience. Hope in the Heart and their partners are delighted to announce the launch of Messages from the HeART, an exciting, unique exhibition and series of events funded by the National Lottery Community Fund and taking place at Ocean Studios from 5th to 22nd May.
I find hope in that many people on the Earth share the same view, there is a burning desire to make the world a better place. For equity and inclusion to be the norm, for there to be more love and compassion in society and for the state of the environment to be the utmost priority.
City College Plymouth students knock it out of the park!
What started as a group of students coming together on a Friday afternoon to talk about ways to improve the college, became an activist college cooperative called College Roots Cooperative (CRC) where the mission is to support the growth of plants and people.
Plymouth College students become first in UK to benefit from state-of-the-art co-working spaces
A new collaboration between community interest company Real Ideas and City College Plymouth, Devon, will benefit hundreds of students on creative courses, who will be able to take up the chance to work within some of the city’s most inspirational spaces.
Real Ideas are stepping into the New Year with a new opportunity to support an individual looking to develop in/ or is curious to develop their practice with a focus on digital and immersive technologies
Once the sun sets, Ocean Studios and Market Hall are lit up by some incredible light art installations and here is some more information on what pieces are on display. Seek out your favourite and book a ticket to see in the flesh!
The festive season is upon us, and after a challenging couple of years for everyone, we are extremely excited to be sharing our Christmas plans. This year, we are sharing a selection of 'Real Ideas for a Thoughtful Christmas’. In order to support the businesses and communities around us, we as an organisation, have set ourselves the mission to encourage more people to shop in a thoughtful and mindful way. However, we don’t just want to celebrate the businesses and products, but also to really celebrate the individuals themselves and their stories.
What happened at Fab City's second Quarterly Forum
Plymouth Culture and Real Ideas hosted an open conversation around the city’s sustainability agenda and about what community action is needed in order to meet the Fab City agenda: producing nearly everything we consume by 2053.
Real Ideas are here to help with your next steps in your print making journey. This Autumn, we are looking to support six print focused residencies for graduates, students and emerging artists/makers in Ocean Studios.
New Arts Foundation set up by WeTransfer to Support Arts Education
WeTransfer, the B Corp company with a set of tools for the creative process, has announced the creation of WeTransfer’s Supporting Act Foundation to support emerging creative talent through arts education, grants, and an annual prize.
Whatever you do, enjoy taking some time on Earth Day to connect with the part of you that is in awe and wonder at the natural world and wants not just to connect with it, but to work with others to care for and enhance it.
Game Changer looks to offer support for young people aged 15 - 24 in Cornwall and Isles of Scilly. As lead delivery partner, we are lucky to have a team of experienced navigators that all share the same passion – helping young people to realise their potential.
Recently at Real Ideas, we have had some very exciting things happening on our programmes with local young people. Our Youth Hub programme, which is funded by the Department for Work and Pensions started in September. It has been doing extremely well and the hard work has not gone unnoticed!
It's goodbye from us... for now - Update on our spaces
In line with the new Tier 3 restrictions coming into effect in Devon and Cornwall from today (Thursday 31 December 2020) we must now close our Spaces to the public and move all of delivery online for the foreseeable future.
Say hello to the businesses determined to Start Something great
Life-changing technology, seaweed farming, transforming old plastic waste and a twist on artisan gin are just some of the brilliant new business ideas which are getting much needed expert help to flourish during the Covid-19 pandemic in Devon and Cornwall.