We are still running arts and music sessions!

We are still running sessions

During this lockdown, if you have young people who would like to access our music or arts sessions, you can still refer participants to our digital online sessions.

If you are a carer, or social worker, teacher, or family member and would like to talk to someone or refer a young person to one of our sessions, please make contact with Joe on joe@soft-touch.org.uk or contact us through our facebook page. If you would like to talk to someone on the phone, please call 0116 2552592 ,


We are running weekly sessions in music, singing and music technology, arts and media and cooking

Our sessions are funded by Youth Music,  The National Lottery Community Fund, Arts Council England as well as many others. All are free, our sessions are not public, you won’t find them on facebook or Instagram, you get an invite to a private meeting using applications such as Zoom. Each zoom session has two Soft Touch workers in attendance for safeguarding purposes.

The session are running nearly every day of the week.

Youthmusic funded sessions – Noteable: Monday nights 4-5pm we are targeting young female musicians, with our girls only session, led by our women music leaders – if you are interested in signing young people up to this session

The Tuesday evening sessions (4-5pm) are aimed at young musicians with higher needs, such as a learning disability or difficulties, autism or something similar, or young musicians who are at risk of offending or on orders from Youth Offending Services. if you are interested in signing young people up to this session

UPSTArt sessions are still running on Mondays, Wednesday and Fridays – Do you know a young person from New Parks, Beaumont Leys, Stocking Farm or Mowmacre Hill aged 10-25 who are interested in the arts or music.

STart sessions are on Thursdays and target young people who feel isolated from the community.

The YES programme targets NEET young people aged 15-24 from Leicester or Leicestershire and runs on Fridays