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Tell us about the important work you do

Tell us about the important work you do



The National Criminal Justice Arts Alliance (NCJAA) 2021 survey is now open - take the survey and let us know what you think. We know access to arts and creative activity for people in contact with the criminal justice system has never been more vital. The survey is a chance for you to share the [...]
Highlights from the Anne Peaker Lecture 2020

Highlights from the Anne Peaker Lecture 2020



“What you realise by writing and creating original works is that the power of the imagination is bigger than any setting that any of us can find ourselves in.” - Lemn Sissay at the 2020 Anne Peaker lecture The eleventh Anne Peaker lecture honoured the work and legacy of Anne Peaker, a pioneer of arts [...]
Scoping arts in criminal justice across Buckinghamshire

Scoping arts in criminal justice across Buckinghamshire



In October 2019, the National Criminal Justice Arts Alliance (NCJAA) embarked on a year-long local practice development project to scope arts in criminal justice settings in Buckinghamshire. Funded by the Rothschild Foundation, the project’s long-term aim is to inform sustainable models of delivery for quality arts in criminal justice across Buckinghamshire, and to support the […]

Highlights from NCJAA annual meeting 2020

Highlights from NCJAA annual meeting 2020



On 23rd June, the National Criminal Justice Arts Alliance (NCJAA) hosted 79 delegates at our annual meeting. We asked: “How can the arts in criminal justice challenge race inequality, survive and thrive through Covid-19 and beyond?” We were joined by Simon Marshall, Deputy Director – Rehabilitation and Support Services Group, Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation […]