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Serving & connecting
This award relies on getting out and visiting our amazing cultural partners in person. Due to Covid-19, we are currently unable to do this with large groups so will not be running this programme in Autumn 2020. We have instead developed a new participatory online programme - At Home in Cultural London - to develop some of these key skills and to connect you to cultural London, wherever you are in the world.
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From pub gigs to palaces, tattoo parlours to Tate Modern or street art to the Southbank Centre: share what you love and try something new. King’s Experience Cultural Award is a ten week co-curricular course that allows you to explore and map your cultural London in a fun, sociable and supported way.
In previous years, students have made activist t-shirts at the Fashion and Textile Museum, taken a walking tour of alternative culture in Peckham, played surrealist games in the British Museum, delved into the history of the Southbank Centre, and enjoyed a dance class at Rambert.
Through a programme of creative workshops, exclusive visits to local arts and cultural organisations, walks and ideas labs you can:
King’s Experience Cultural Award is a co-curricular programme offering experiential and creative learning outside of your formal studies. You don’t need any prior knowledge of arts and culture to apply, just your curiosity and a commitment to completing the programme which includes self-directed activities and a short reflective assignment.
The award is delivered over 10 consecutive weekly sessions - broadly lasting a term. Sessions are usually 2.5 hours long and take place at the same time each week - although field trips will often start off site so may need additional time to travel to/from.
To qualify for the Award you should be able to:
To achieve the King's Experience - Cultural Award, you will be asked to reflect on your experience of the programme. You must submit three pieces of work:
More information and support will provided during the award sessions.
Email the Culture team