Partnerships

Queens Park Arts Centre works in partnership with several local organisations throughout the year:

We would like to thank the Department for Culture, Media & Sport, the Arts Council of England, and HM Treasury for awarding us a grant as part of the Culture Recovery Fund. This grant will help to support the Centre through the COVID-19 pandemic as we look to ready QPAC for future generations.


Queens Park Arts Centre would like to thank the Arts Council of England for its generous support during the 2020 COVID-19 outbreak. QPAC was one of the arts organisations awarded funding from ACE's Emergency Support scheme.


We would like to thank the Rothschild Foundation for their generous support of the 2020 'Finding the Joy In Making' outreach project.


The British Film Institute is currently developing partnerships with cinemas and cultural venues around the UK to bring events from the Film & Media Studies and MFL schools programme to venues across England and Wales.

Current partner venues are: Queens Park Arts Centre, The Stables, Broadway Cinema, Tyneside Cinema, HOME MCR, Sheffield Showroom, Watershed Arts Centre, Bradford National Science and Media Museum.

Please email or call the BFI education team for more information regarding specific BFI events being hosted at partner venues, as well as prices and availability.

For more information email schools@bfi.org.uk or call 020 7815 1329.

Queens Park Arts Centre is the home of the Susan Diane School of Dance, which has been running for over 40 years and provides an extensive programme of professionally-tutored dance and musical theatre classes to both children and adults. 

For more information visit SDSD's website.

Aylesbury Youth Action is the youth volunteering movement across Aylesbury Vale, providing volunteering opportunities for young people aged 14-24. AYA are based at Queens Park where they have an office in the main building.

For more information visit AYA's website.

Jigsaw was founded in 1987 and aims to provide performing arts education and experience for people with disabilities. They run a weekly workshop at the Centre as well as working on various arts projects throughout the year.

For more information visit Jigsaw's website.

The Working Age Group of the Aylesbury branch of Parkinson’s UK aims to support the needs of its members, living in Aylesbury and the surrounding areas, who are active and working. They hold monthly social meetings in the Queens Park Coffee Bar to meet others over a coffee or a glass of wine and share their experiences and eat cake.

The Aylesbury branch of PUK also hold a weekly voice class at Queens Park on a Thursday evening for everyone in the local community who is affected by Parkinson’s.

For more information visit the group's Facebook page or email aylesburyheroes@gmail.com.

The Bucks Stroke Support Service offers practical advice, essential information and emotional support to individuals (and those close to them) who have had a stroke.

As part of their activities, they organise the Aylesbury Stroke Café here at Queens Park on the fourth Thursday of every month, from 2pm to 4pm. Stroke cafés offer long term support to people affected by stroke. It's a great chance to meet others, help build confidence and socialise within a relaxed café setting. Family, friends and carers are all welcome.

For more information visit the group's website or email Kathryn.Coulston@stroke.org.uk.

Space support people who are going through relationship difficulties, depression, bereavement, unemployment, mental health problems, loneliness, or any combination of these issues.

They hold five drop-ins a week, including one at Queens Park on Wednesday from 2:30pm to 4:00pm. Drop-ins are a chance for people to meet others, sit and chat over a hot drink with a biscuit or some fruit in a relaxed atmosphere. All drop-ins are facilitated by volunteers who are trained with listening skills so if anyone needs to talk privately and confidentially, Space have people who are willing to listen.

For more information visit the group's website or email aylesbury.space@btconnect.com.