Organisations

Norris Green Youth Centre aims to support and educate young people through a comprehensive youth work curriculum. The project will help young people to develop confidence, awareness, skills and knowledge that will improve their quality of life and maximise their opportunities. The Centre aims to empower young people, supporting them to play an active and positive role in their community.

The Merseyside Youth Association (MYA) has been supporting young musicians for the past 14 years, providing one-to-one tuition, group activities, community outreach, gigs, work experience, counselling and life support.  Our flagship project - Noise - uses music to effect positive and lasting change in the lives of young people, giving them the time and space they need to discover their musicality and build the skills they need to conquer the world.    
 

Our vision is to inspire, develop and celebrate talent and excellence in disability and deaf arts.

DaDaFest is an innovative disability arts organisation based in Liverpool, delivering the Festival and other arts events to promote high quality disability & deaf arts from unique cultural perspectives. It also produces opportunities for disabled and d/Deaf people to access the arts, including training and a young people’s programme.

Our vision is to inspire, develop and celebrate talent and excellence in disability and deaf arts.

DaDaFest is an innovative disability arts organisation based in Liverpool, delivering the Festival and other arts events to promote high quality disability & deaf arts from unique cultural perspectives. It also produces opportunities for disabled and d/Deaf people to access the arts, including training and a young people’s programme.

Established in 1998 to contribute to the regeneration of North Liverpool, Liverpool Lighthouse was the UK's first designated Gospel Arts Centre, using music as tool to engage and transform lives, working with schools, community groups, especially the most vulnerable, in one of the most deprived areas of the England.

Metal was founded by Jude Kelly OBE in 2002 and was created as an artistic laboratory to champion the need for continual investment in artistic investigation and the development of innovative ideas that could shift the thinking in the UK cultural sector.

We provide innovative, multi-disciplinary residency space for artists from the UK and overseas in Liverpool and Southend on Sea.

Merseyside Arts Foundation is an independent development organisation supporting community engagement in the arts and creative industries.

Twitter: @MerseysideArts

Sound Studio Liverpool is a social music project managed by Elaine Kinsella with support from a number of local musicians, artists, project managers and music leaders. It is designed to support, promote, inspire and introduce new music and grass roots events through a range of multi-media platforms.

Catalyst Performing Arts is based in St Brides Church Percy Street, It offers free music making workshops for young people aged 12 years to 18 years old.

Due to the diverse communitiesliving on Merseyside all genres and styles of music are catered for such as Heavy Rock, Classical Music, African, Hip Hop and R&B along with Euro Pop and many other musical influences filtering into the music.

Young people are also given the chance to perform live at any of the music nights Catalyst promotes.

MICA MUSIC was established in 2006 in Liverpool to provide access to music, inspire creativity and to motivate and enable people of all ages and backgrounds to discover and nurture their musical talents.

Since then MICA MUSIC has successfully managed and delivered music workshops on a commercial basis and in community and educational settings, and also established a pool of enthusiastic private students.