Youth Arts

Shaping young lives and minds: Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop's Schools Programme

Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop’s Schools Programme is now in its fifth year, and the initiative is stronger than ever. We caught up with ESW's Irene Kernan and Debi Banarjee, who told us more about the project.

Getting creative with care

Creative Learning Officer Sarah McAdam takes a look at some of the creative initiatives aimed at helping young people in care.

Young people embrace the arts in West Dunbartonshire with #FreshCreations

We take a look at how a youth arts hub in West Dunbartonshire is transforming access to the arts for young people.

First Act Film Festival to open 2016 Glasgow Youth Arts Festival

We speak to Young Filmmakers Glasgow founder Sean McInally about the First Act Film Festival, which will open the Glasgow Youth Arts Festival on 29 March at the Centre for Contemporary Arts.

Youth Theatre Arts Scotland - nurturing Scotland's young theatre talent

Kenny McGlashan outlines how Youth Theatre Arts Scotland approach their work and the different kinds of support on offer to help Scotland's young people make their first forays into the world of professional theatre.

Glasgow Youth Arts Festival 2015

Glasgow Youth Arts Hub's city wide festival of free youth arts activities kicks off this month. We asked hub producer, Claire O'Hara, to give us the skinny on a festival that's encouraging young people in Glasgow to "get oot their gaffs".

Introducing Ayrshire Youth Arts Network

As one of nine Youth Arts Hubs funded through Time to Shine, the Ayrshire Youth Arts Network (AYAN) aims to champion youth arts activity across the region.

Introducing Fife Youth Arts Hub

Fife Youth Arts Hub coordinator Janet Robertson, tells us what they’ve been up since coming together in October and their big plans for 2015…


#FreshCreations is a refreshing new youth-led approach to connect young people of West Dunbartonshire to their creativity through youth art provision, opportunities and paths of progression.