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Mentor with us in 2023!

Can you spare one hour a month to help a young person get a fair start? Sign up today to build a brighter future for the arts.

Arts Emergency

We help young people get a fair start in the arts and humanities 


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What we do

Arts Emergency is an award-winning mentoring charity and support network. Our Network members share opportunities, contacts and advice so that young people can flourish in higher education and the cultural industries.

How to help

We are now recruiting mentors to help the next generation of talented young people get a fair start in the cultural and creative industries. If you work in the arts or humanities and are based in London, Brighton, Greater Manchester or Merseyside, sign up today.

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Get a mentor

Are you aged between 16-18 and passionate about the arts and humanities? Do you want some 1-2-1 support with getting into a creative career? An Arts Emergency mentor can help - and you can apply for one today!

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Your next steps

Check out our resources for advice on higher education and taking your first steps in your creative career.

Support us

With your help, we can shift the power and make a real difference in the lives of thousands of young people.

Could you help fund expert mentors, guidance and opportunities today?


of our funding came from individuals in 2019-20

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