Be part of something bigger than yourself, Gain financial independence through fairly paid work in the arts & access relevant training, Get the help you need as humans including communication skills, Be valued as a part of society,
Raise awareness of and provide resources to manage mental health. In May '19 I heard that a musician I played with on/off during 2004–'12 had taken his life after struggling with bipolar disorder. A number of famous musicians have committed suicide as a result of mental health issues. I know 3 people who live with various forms of psychosis / schizophrenia. I’ve struggled with depression at various points in my life
Raise awareness of and funding for arts / health charities
Nordoff Robbins - the leading music therapy provider in the UK
London's Air Ambulance - bringing a trauma team to critically injured people within the M25
We connect & collaborate with other humans. We inspire each other by sharing our own experiences, lessons, stories. We empower & encourage people by sharing theirs.
Are you earning enough money to support yourself?
Are you working in your ideal sector / role?
Are you un/underemployed & claiming benefits?
Are you struggling to find "how you coexist with the rest of society"?
Do you have mental and/or physical health challenges?
Have you had the opportunity to become who you are?
Artists, Creatives & Performers
Are you / do you want to be an actor, artist, choreographer, dancer, designer, director, filmmaker, lighting designer, musician, painter, photographer, poet, singer, songwriter, sound designer or writer?
Do you have or want to gain experience in the arts, business, education, events, social media or startups?
We need a venue in London. We'd also love to hear from people at venues in other UK cities.
If your brand, business, company, service, product, software or startup is Cheeky and you want to increase awareness of it, please get in touch.
Cheeky Fest is beautiful, bold, collaborative, colourful, creative, daring, dramatic, dynamic, educational, empowering, encouraging, engaging, enthralling, ear/eye opening, exciting, expressive, inspiring, international, invigorating, joyous, participatory, public, progressive, reflective, social, thought-provoking.
Employ a committed, experienced team
Pay artists, creatives & performers
Pay A-list artists to attract a bigger audience
Employ people in each Cheeky Fest city.
Pay for staff education & training
Hire venues & rent office space
Cheeky Fest will empower, enable & encourage you to communicate with people on & offline and facilitate networking through real world events and our online community
Cheeky Fest offers Marketing & Promotion for your business, startup or creative works via the Cheeky Fest website & social media.
Cheeky Fest helps you to get better at what you do, whether you're an actor, artist, blogger, choreographer, composer, dancer, designer, director, engineer, entrepreneur, filmmaker, musician, photographer, producer, poet, teacher, writer,
Cheeky Fest offers education + training through practical workshops & discussions in areas such as artist management, business / entrepreneurship, event management & production, fundraising, marketing & social media,
Cheeky Fest offers fairly paid work.
Relying on Benefits or doing a job you hate?
Paid placements for students.
Cheeky Fest provides opportunities to connect with, learn from, collaborate with other humans via our Facebook group & Mighty Network. Network with artists, businesses, creatives, curators, entrepreneurs, performers, promoters.
Cheeky Fest gives entrepreneurs an opportunity to share their arts startups and connect with clients, customers & partners.
Investment in arts startups via Cheeky Ventures (Facebook & LinkedIn) aka @CheekyStartups