IMPs (Inclusive Music Projects)

IMPs is a year-round programme of fun, inclusive music activities for children and young people from York and the surrounding area. You can find out more about all the IMPs activities below.

You don’t need any previous musical experience to take part and we support everyone to get involved and express themselves in the way that works best for them.


  • Senior IMPs

    Senior IMPs is a weekly, inclusive music group for young people aged 11+.

    At Senior IMPs you can learn to sing and sign, write your own music and songs and train to be a workshop leader.

    More about Senior IMPs

  • IMPs Outreach Workshops

    We run music workshops in schools, youth groups and community settings around York.

    Workshops are co-led by the IMPs trainees, disabled young people who are members of our Senior IMPs group.

    More about IMPs Outreach Workshops

  • IMPs Holiday Clubs

    We run fun inclusive music workshops during the school holidays for children and young people aged 8+ 

    More about IMPs Holiday Clubs

  • Junior IMPs in Local Primary Schools

    Inclusive music groups for under-11s, delivered in primary schools. 

    At Junior IMPs, children learn to sing and sign, learn basic phrases in sign language and make music.  

    More about Junior IMPs in Local Primary Schools