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News & Events

What’s going on in arts and criminal justice?

Here’s where we post all blogs, news, opportunities and events relevant to our network – including performances, exhibitions, conferences, courses, resources and sector-relevant updates. To send us details about your news or event for inclusion on this page, please email dora.dixon@clinks.org

Latest blog posts

John and Daisy’s mentoring story

The National Criminal Justice Arts Alliance’s (NCJAA) professional mentoring scheme provides opportunities for early career arts in criminal justice practitioners to get support and guidance from experts within the field. Mentors are also offered professional development opportunities, including at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Last year, mentee Daisy Lees, Director of Arts La’Olam, […]

My role as Development Officer – one year on

This summer marked the end of my first year at the National Criminal Justice Arts Alliance (NCJAA) as the new Development Officer. Whilst I have spent the majority of my life working in the arts, the criminal justice system (CJS) was very new to me, and wow, have I learnt a great deal in this […]

Latest News

Listen to our new podcast

We’ve launched an exciting new podcast featuring a selection of views from our recently released Crime and Consequence book, answering the question: what should happen to people who commit criminal offences? Each episode focuses on a particular area of the criminal justice system, drawing on the author’s lived or professional experience. Episodes include: What should happen […]

Crime and Consequence

We’re delighted to announce the launch of Crime & Consequence – what should happen to people who commit criminal offences? This is the third in the series of books curated by the Monument Fellowship and edited this year by Clinks and the National Criminal Justice Arts Alliance (NCJAA). Crime & Consequence is a collection of essays and […]

Latest opportunities

Geese is recruiting

Geese Theatre Company is a team of actors and group workers who present interactive drama and conduct workshops, staff training and consultation within the criminal justice system and wider social welfare settings. Over 30 years, the company has earned an international reputation for innovative work with marginalised groups, and is a longstanding member of the […]

Applications now open for our mentoring scheme

Early career practitioners and professionals can now apply for a mentor through the National Criminal Justice Arts Alliance (NCJAA) Professional Mentoring Scheme for 2020. The scheme, now in its sixth year, shares knowledge of arts and criminal justice across the NCJAA’s network by providing specialist guidance and professional development through a free one-to-one mentoring relationship with an expert in […]

Upcoming Events

Culture, Health and Wellbeing Alliance national conference 2020

A Culture of Care: Culture, Health & Wellbeing Alliance national conference 2020

Dance Club at Scrubs

An exhibition and panel discussion celebrating the first edition of Dance Club, a dance and choreography course run at HMP Wormwood Scrubs.


Image courtesy of No Place Productions (c) Mark Louden