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Cashback to the Future: 50 days to go!

Cashback to the Future - free music, performance, visual art and digital workshops - is coming to venues in Glasgow, Edinburgh and Ayrshire this summer.

Good vibrations at Edinburgh unveiling of Art Noise Orchestra

The final showcase of our Edinburgh Creative Pathways young people's artwork was a huge success last week, with a good turnout at Canongate Youth in the city centre taking in some bright, intricate and imaginative paintings, drawings, collages, patterns and sculptures.

Mural to be unveiled at Creative Pathways showcase in Barrhead

Barrhead's Auchenback Resource Centre will host a showcase of young people's artwork on Tuesday 28th March 2017.

Orchestra of art noises created by young people to go on exhibition

An exhibition of work created by young people on our Creative Pathways programme in Edinburgh will open to the public next month.

Impact Arts publish Annual Report for 2015/16

We are delighted to have published our Annual Report for 2015/16. Inside you can find out more about our work and read some inspiring case studies that focus on key achievements over the past year. #artchangeslives

Young People in Barrhead Invited to Get Creative!

The brilliant Creative Pathways programme is back in Barrhead! Young people aged 16-25 can get involved in a 12 week creative programme to learn new skills. And the best bit - they can earn £55 per week training allowance while they learn!

Stage 3 Employability Programme for 16 and 17 Year Olds, Edinburgh


Impact Arts is now taking referrals for a new stage 3 programme in Edinburgh. Young people will learn a range of creative skills such as:

Costume/Set Design - design, planning, prototyping, sound and lighting, hand sewing and embellishment, machine sewing, pattern design and cutting, garment construction, prosthetic make up, character development and fabric treatment

Performance – develop skills such as acting ability, voice projection and stage presence, script writing, leadership, improvisation, devising, street theatre and film and camera skills

  • Starts 19th January 2016
  • 11 weeks creative delivery and then 2-6 weeks after-care
  • 4 days per week, Tuesday to Friday
  • Based at The Printworks, 66 Albion Rd. Edinburgh EH7 5QZ
  • Contribution towards travel costs
  • Opportunity to achieve Arts Award
Please note, young people must be referred by their SDS advisor.

Contact on Sarah on 0131 661 9102 or email if you would like more information.

Gallery 37 Ayrshire 'Really? TV Showcase

On Friday 16th of October, a group of creative young people dazzled the crowd at the Woodlands Centre in Irvine. After a week of exploring Performance, Animation and Prop Design through the Gallery 37 programme, they created a showcase with the theme 'Irvine Television'.

New programme for young people in Glasgow

Impact 319 for 16-17 year olds in Glasgow who are not in employment, education or training - join today!

impact 319 flyer

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