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Donut Creative Arts Studio – DCAS

Donut Creative Arts Studio is a creative arts centre for young people offering open access sessions throughout the week for young people aged 11 – 19 (up to 25 with additional needs). Individuals can take part in activities such as workshops, evening sessions, showcases, arts festivals and other creative projects. We are very proud of the opportunities we can provide to young people tailored around their interests and needs, all designed, facilitated and delivered by our specialised staff. Band Rehearsals, Tue 5-9pm – We offer spaces for hire including our fully functioning stage and the live room which is part of the recording studio. Rooms come equipped with full PA and a drum kit, other instruments and equipment can be available to use. Music night, Wed 5-8pm – This evening session is a chance for young people to either discover or progress their passion for music. This session is designed to develop your musical skills whether this is learning a new instrument, singing, songwriting, creating music on the computer or forming a band. ArtBox, Thur 5-8pm – This is a fun, creative and inspiring session which is currently made up of unique individuals who all share a passion for Art. This session includes activities where young people can be challenged and encouraged to think outside of the box. One to one development is also a large part of our session; this gives the young people a chance to get friendly advice and support in their personal projects. If you are interested in any of the above sessions please just drop-in and see what you think. We also offer rooms for hire; offering a 300 person capacity live venue and event space, fully functioning stage with lighting, an industry standard recording/production studio, a multi-media suite, creative arts studio, amphitheatre, garden and meeting spaces. Twitter: @DCASOnline Facebook: DCASOnline YouTube:

Creative Genre

  • Crafts: All crafts
  • Design: All design
  • Drama and Theatre: All drama and theatre
  • Film and Video: All film and video
  • Media Arts: Photography, Web design
  • Music and sound art: Drumming, Electronic, Rock and pop, Sound art, Urban
  • Visual art: All visual art
  • Words: Performance poetry, Poetry, Short stories, Storytelling
  • Additional work: Disability Arts, Participatory Arts

Work Undertaken

  • Commissions
  • Exhibitions
  • Workshops
  • Performances
  • Project management / consultancy
  • Public art

Work in Education

  • Regeneration



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