Our partners

Engage works in partnership with other organisations, in order to enhance the organisation’s membership offer, events and research, and to maximise opportunities to share practice.

Our partners include:

a-n The Artists Information Company

a-n, The Artists Information Company and Engage have collaborated on reciprocal membership offers. Engage is a member of the a-n Paying Artists Campaign.

All-Party Parliamentary Group for Art, Craft and Design in Education

Engage is a member of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Art, Craft and Design in Education, an informal cross-party group which is run by and for Members of the Commons and Lords. The secretariat is organised by NSEAD. The APPG for Art, Craft and Design in Education meets in Westminster a minimum of once per term.

Arts Award

Arts Award is a range of unique qualifications which can help you develop your creative and leadership skills. All three levels of the programme (Bronze, Silver and Gold) are open to everyone aged 7 to 25 and have been designed to celebrate artistic achievements and develop specialist knowledge, creativity, leadership and communication skills.

As an Arts Award Supporter, Engage programmes and supports a wide range of events and activities through programmes like Children’s Art Week, giving children and young people the opportunity to take part in arts activities.

ArtWorks Alliance

Engage is a proud member of ArtWorks Alliance. ArtWorks Alliance is a UK umbrella for organisations with strategic or development interests in any branch of participatory arts, including community arts, socially-engaged arts, voluntary arts, and arts in education and learning. Their mission is to foster cross-sector collaboration for the strategic development of the participatory arts in the UK.


Our Media Partner for several of our conferences, Axisweb and Engage are working together to share resources online and co-programme events.

People Dancing

People Dancing is the UK development organisation and membership body for those involved in creating opportunities for people to experience and participate in dance. Our membership reaches more than 4,500 dance professionals worldwide.

They have more than 30 years’ experience of working to give everyone the opportunity to enjoy dance. This work is also focused on driving excellence in community dance practice. People Dancing is inspired by our firm belief that everyone has a right to experience dance.