We believe that everyone can learn, everyone can be creative and everyone can make a contribution to their local community.

We’ve been running arts and creative media learning projects in and around York since 1982.

A lot of people take part in our projects. From disabled young people and adults, to older people in residential care and people with mental health problems. We help them develop the skills and confidence to connect with their local community and have more of a say in the things that matter to them.

And we make sure everyone has a lot of fun along the way!

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Our projects

Our fun projects include singing and signing choirs, community media training programmes and specialist creative sensory activities.

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Last year we…

  • Reached 808 people with our fun learning activities
  • Sang and signed 75 songs in public performances
  • Ran 1019 project activity sessions
  • Delivered 48 community workshops and events
  • Used 149 bottles of bubbles in our sensory sessions

We need your support

You can change lives. We have to raise over £250,000 each year to deliver our projects and every donation makes a huge difference.

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