Lisbon 2023

FUTURE OF THOUGHT – Peshkar x Young Digitals, Lisbon 2023 Young Digitals are proud to host and facilitate Peshkar from the UK. What is ‘The Future Of Thought’ – join for drinks, DJ and conversation. FUTURE OF THOUGHT – A Web Summit Side Event, Second Home Lisbon Join us for an exciting in-person event at […]

“The hardest part of outreach… is outreach.”

Outreach is a conversation, which begins at the first point of contact and effectively continues indefinitely as the needs of organisations and their participants evolve. Over the last three months, during back-to – back phone calls, meetings, project plans and inexhaustible email chains, a sentence emerged that remains wedged at the forefront of it all. […]

Carving Queer Perspectives

“The project in question is called ‘Carving Queer Perspectives’, well this is the current working title anyways.” At the time of writing this post I’m only 3 days away from the first delivery of the project which is…really exciting! To introduce myself, my name is Kate Partington and I am a working artist and designer […]

How do you define your identity?

“Though through my commission, I’m hoping for an opportunity to explore an aspect of the narrative with the young women at Fatima in Glodwick, Oldham.” A complicated question to answer, and a topic of discussion between me and the young women of Fatima Women’s Association. The group, most of whom identify as Pakistani and have […]

Like baking a cake

“Like baking a cake or any good tasteful and atmospheric dish we need key exciting ingredients to make a lasting impression…” Now it’s almost 6 weeks til the festival day, how time flies whilst you’re busy planning a festival on top of recovery!  We’ve been busy putting together our digital campaign (and other key elements), […]

Putting together the Lego pieces of what will be YDF 23

“…we’re continuing putting together the Lego pieces of what will be YDF ‘23” So leaving from my last entry, we’re continuing putting together the Lego pieces of what will be YDF ‘23. I’m hoping those who read this have had a peaceful break amongst the hectic nature of the holidays. It’s a New Year, so […]

Young People Taking the Lead

Using creative approaches from the get-go and working with a mixed age range of students. This Autumn Term Peshkar are launching a very exciting project with our long-time partner Waterhead Academy. Inspired by the landscape for arts provision for children and young people both inside and outside schools since the pandemic, we will be working […]

Excitement doesn’t cover it

“Excitement doesn’t cover it, it’s an adventure I’m ecstatic to begin working, with an organisation which utilises the full range of art forms…” As an Artist and Curator currently studying a Master’s In Contemporary Curating at Manchester School of Art I couldn’t be more excited about working with Peshkar as an Emerging project manager for […]

Peshkar included in the Arts Council England’s National Portfolio 23-26

Peshkar were pleased to announce inclusion in the Arts Council England’s National Portfolio of Organisations for the period 2023-2026 On Friday 4th November, Peshkar were pleased to announce inclusion in the Arts Council England’s National Portfolio of Organisations for the period 2023-2026.  To continue to play an active role in the cultural life of the […]

Will It Be Enough? 

Back in November, we started work with our friends at One Voice Blackburn on our ‘Bubble Up’ programme. This piece of work was supported through Curious Minds and enabled us, along with the team at One Voice and friends McNally Music Tuition to develop a three-way project where girls from the West End Girls (WEGs) […]