We offer skills and career development opportunities for disabled people living in Lancashire in the visual and performing arts sectors.

Contact is where young people change their lives through the arts, and audiences of all ages experience exciting new shows.

We are the leading national theatre and arts venue to place young people at the decision-making heart of everything.

At Contact, young people aged 13-30 genuinely lead, working alongside staff in deciding the artistic programme, making staff appointments and act as full Board members.

The result is an outstanding, diverse and accessible artistic programme for everyone.

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.

We are a mainstream primary school in the outskirts of Blackburn. Around 15% of our children have SEN/D, 9 of whom
have a funded EHCP.

Double Bass Teacher in Manchester, All Ages Beginners to Advanced Level

Astley Youth Band is an independent, self funded, community based brass band. It is a registered charity (1144563) in England and Wales.

Arc is an arts organisation specialising in mental health, wellbeing and community development.  We work from our base in Stockport - an inclusive arts centre, housing a gallery, shop and stud

Tandem Theatre are a charity that deliver participatory arts for community groups across Greater Manchester. Our projects increase knowledge and appreciation of the arts, improve mental health and emotional well-being, develop employability and educational skills and ultimately bring joy and purpose to people's lives. 

Medical Notes: Music at the Heart of Life is an ongoing project bringing live, interactive music onto the wards at Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital, currently funded by Youth Music and supported by research at the University of Salford. Run by LIME Music for Health, a team of specially trained musicians work sensitively at the bedside with children, young people, families and staff, giving everyone a chance to be part of the music. We believe that music is at the heart of life and helps us to communicate creatively through more than just words.

Mr One Million is a not-for-profit social enterprise based in the North West. We engage unemployed and/or vulnerable communities in creative projects that explore heal

TMP Studios CIC (trading as The Music Projects) was established in June 2013 by a young musician and teacher of students with learning difficulties and disabilities.  

We are a community organisation specialising in Music and Music Technology, we work with over 200 young people each year, including 1:1 tuition in vocals and instrumentals, work in schools teaching small groups and whole classes and some community classes aimed at some of the disadvantaged people in the local community. 

We work with in partnership wiht Wigan Local Authority teaching children in care, with various charities helping young people, with local schools and with many other community and voluntary organisations through the WIgan and Leigh Third Sector Assembley.    We have also recently started working with Access to Music.