Sat 25 Nov 2023: 11:00AM

Thirty-One: A Cultural Assembly

Venue: Articulate Studio, 249 West George Street, Glasgow, G2 4QE
Prices: Free

A participatory event at the Articulate Studio in Glasgow on Sat 25 – Sun 26 November 2023 inspired by the principles of Article 31 of the UNCRC.

Articulate are on a mission to transform the lives of care experienced children by harnessing the power of art, creativity and culture.  According to UNCRC Article 31, every child has the right to participate in cultural and artistic activities and we know that these can be a source of healing, empowerment and personal growth.

Their goal is to drive a paradigm shift in care planning for care experienced children by embedding access to the arts at its core. They are dedicated to creating a brighter, more inclusive future with these children, one where their voices are heard, their stories are celebrated and their creative potential is realised.

At this year’s cultural assembly, we will take more valuable steps towards realising Article 31 for care experienced young people with your help.

Call to Action

Join us on this transformative journey as we advocate for change and champion the rights of care experienced children. Here’s how you can take action:

  • Participate: Attend our two-day event to engage with care experienced children, artists, educators and policymakers. Be inspired by their energy, ideas and the potential to influence policy change.
  • Educate:  Learn alongside your lived experience community, friends and family about the transformative potential of the arts, especially for marginalised children and young people.
  • Advocate: Use your voice and agency to support the cause. Engage with your local and national representatives to emphasise the importance of embedding arts in child plans, aligning with Article 31 of the UNCRC.
  • Share: Using what you know, raise awareness about the rights and needs of care experienced children by sharing their stories and our manifesto for improvement.

By taking these actions, you become an integral part of a movement that seeks to empower and inspire care experienced children through the transformative power of art.  You will help ensure their rights under Article 31 of the UNCRC are honoured and upheld. Together, we can create a future where every child’s creativity and potential are celebrated and nurtured.  And that Scotland is indeed the best place in the world to grow up.

Find out full information and book your place at

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