Serendipity Connect

Thank you to our members

The loyalty of our members helps us to continue supporting innovative work from new and existing artists and growing our living archive documenting Black arts, heritage and culture. Membership fees help us to programme high quality performances, place diversity centre stage and showcase international dance artists year after year.

In 2021, this support enabled us to:

  • Release 3 podcast series: Black Manifesto, Temperature on the Streets and Dialogue with the Masters
  • Stage 40+ events as part of LDIF22, our Windrush Annual Lecture and Black History Month Leicester
  • Curate 2 exhibitions: Colonisation In Reverse and Afromanifesto
  • Work with 55+ international artists and companies
  • Publish 4 new books: Colonisation in Reverse, Black Ink Issue Two, Vanguard and Creating Socially Engaged Art: Can Dance Change the World?

How can you support us?

Serendipity Connect Membership Scheme

Connect is our creative community, bringing together those with a passion for dance and the arts and giving them the space to build and strengthen connections through discussions, experiences and exclusive events. We also offer professional development, research and networking opportunities throughout the year.

Both Insider and VIP Connect members enjoy:

  • Priority booking
    Access to festival programmes and tickets before official release
  • Discounts
    20% off all performances
    15% off all masterclasses and screenings
  • Free Subscription to Vanguard e-magazine
    Our bi-annual magazine exploring diversity in the arts and heritage sector along with industry news, opportunities, reviews and a showcase of emerging talent
  • International Dance News
    Share news with fellow members and keep up to date with industry news with our e-newsletter


Perfect for students who want to work in the arts sector or have a passion for arts and performance. Insider members also enjoy:

  • Guidance and mentorship
    Unique access to professional guidance and support both during and after your degree
  • Hands on experience at events and festivals
    Meet and connect with fellow industry professionals and gain experience in the arts sector

£70 per year/£6.50 per month

Become an Insider


Designed for industry professionals and arts enthusiasts wanting to be a part of an international network of creatives. VIP members also enjoy:

  • Access to Dialogue Box
    Enjoy 10% discount when hiring our new meeting room suite
  • Digital Archive
    VIP members have access to our archive of over one hundred years of Black arts and culture
  • Online Resources
    Access live streamed events as well as training materials and artist interviews

£100 per year/£9 per month

Become a VIP

For more information about our Membership schemes, please contact Heather Saunders our Membership Coordinator on +44 (0)116 482 1394 or email