Arts Derbyshire

Youth arts links

We have pulled together a list of organisations and online resources related to youth arts. We hope you find this a useful resource.
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Local Youth Arts organisations

Derby Theatre, Youth Theatre
Gives young people between the ages of eight and eighteen the chance to perform in professional productions.

Donut Creative Arts Studios
DCAS is an established youth arts facility with over 20 years’ experience in developing and running arts-based projects.

Pomegranate Youth Theatre, Chesterfield Theatres
Youth theatre company based in Chesterfield.

Fleet Arts
An ever-changing programme of one-off creative workshops tailored to suit specific ages and interests.

National Youth Arts organisations

Glassball arts
Glassball is a UK based interdisciplinary Arts Practice, specialising in film, animation, installation, design, publishing and project management for community groups, especially rural.

Arts Award
Arts Award’s mission is to support young people who want to deepen their engagement with the arts, build creative and leadership skills and achieve a national qualification.

Artswork is an independent youth arts development agency committed to developing creative opportunities for children and young people.

English National Youth Arts Network (ENYAN)
ENYAN supports, stimulates and advocates for arts, culture and heritage, and for those working with children and young people across the country.

National Association of Youth Theatres
Founded in 1982, NAYT is an educational charity working with over 1,300 groups and individuals to support the development of young people through excellent youth theatre.

The Prince’s Trust
A youth charity that helps change young lives. The Prince’s Trust gives practical and financial support and helps to develop key workplace skills such as confidence and motivation. The Trust works with 11 to 30-year-olds who have struggled at school, have been in care, are long-term unemployed or have been in trouble with the law.

Youth Music
Youth Music’s vision is that one day, all children and young people will be able to have musical lives. A national charity investing in music-making projects which support children and young people develop personally and socially as well as musically.

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