We offer a wide range of opportunities for young people aged five to 25, supporting creativity and wellbeing.

Whether you are a family of primary aged children, looking to develop creativity and social skills, or a young adult wanting to boost self-confidence and make new friends through creativity, Independent Arts offers high quality practitioner-led workshops in a friendly and supportive environment.

Explore our workshops for young people & families


Arts Award

Helping support children and young people up to age 25 to grow as artists and arts leaders, inspiring them to connect with, and take part in, the wider arts world.


Chess Craft

Fun, focused and fabulous for creative thinking, this is a relaxed, friendly chess club for all levels of experience – from complete beginners to experienced players – with sandwiches and a cup of tea!


Creative Club

Aged 11-16? try Creative Club, learn new art skills and earn your own Bronze Award qualification. Every Thursday in our Creative Hub, enquire to book a place on the next course.


Make & Create

Make and Create is our Tuesday afternoon drop-in session 3:30-4:30 for ages four to 104.