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Young Community Wish List

We have an amazing support network made up of over 7,000 creative and cultural professionals who’ve all volunteered to share opportunities, advice and resources with you. Let us know what you need and we’ll ask our Network once a month.

Making a request

Any Young Community member or mentee who is over 18 can add a request to our Wish List once a month by completing the form below. You can request:

  • advice: a chat with a professional, specialist or member of Arts Emergency staff
  • tickets: free entry to a show/event
  • resources: books, materials or equipment

Please note that you can only receive two resources per year.

You cannot ask for or accept the following gifts:

  • resources that cost over £50
  • perishable goods
  • physically large resources
  • anything that costs more than £10 to forward on in the post
  • licences for software (this includes phone apps)

As part of the Young Community you also have access to peer networking, the newsletter and work experience:

Contact us if you have any questions:

Make a Wish List request

Young Community Wish List

Contact Information


Please use the email address registered with Arts Emergency.
Make a Wish
We send Wish Lists out to the network at the beginning of every month. Please note, it usually takes us at least one month to sort out your request.

If you have a work placement related request, please complete the work placement interest form instead of making a Wish List Request. 
Read the introduction of this form if you are unsure.
Guidance for requesting resources

Please note that you can only ask for up to two resources a year.  

Arts Emergency cannot process requests for the following resources:
- resources that cost over £50  
- perishable goods,  
- physically large resources,  
- anything that cost more than £10 to forward on in the post, 
- licenses for software
resources that are only available on Amazon.com
Guidance for requesting tickets

  • Please let us know the full title of the event you would like to attend and the venue that it is taking place. 
  • Please include a link to the event in the request details if possible. 
  • Please only request tickets for events that you would like to attend within the next couple of month and not later in the year.
Network Connections
Meeting arrangements  
Please note that if you request to be put in contact with a member of the Arts Emergency Network, you will be responsible for arranging the date and time of the meeting after you are connected with the network member. The Arts Emergency Community Team are not able to co-ordinate meeting logistics on your behalf. 

Connection Reports
After you meet up with someone in the network, you will have to send us a connection report before you can be put in contact with someone else.


Requests usually take at least 1 month to organise. If your request is time sensitive please give us a bit more info i.e. is there a particular date you need this by?

Data Protection
The information collected in this form will be used solely for the purpose of organising opportunities for our young people. It will only be shared in the context of giving young people, mentors and guardians information relevant to any activities, visits or placements that are confirmed, and we will always involve you in that process.

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