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Symphonize 26 January 2018 Sue Townsend Theatre.

We get great feedback from businesses that book and we can tailor activities to suit your team.

Support our upcoming MiXT Up showcase!

Soft Touch Arts is delighted to announce it has bagged £2,000 from a Tesco funding scheme.

We are pleased to announce that PPL PRS Ltd Leicester has chosen Soft Touch Arts as their charity of the year!

Established Leicestershire artists support local arts charity to raise funds through ‘first of it’s kind’ art auction in Leicestershire

Did you know Soft Touch Arts can offer Arts Council Englands Arts Award to young people? see below for more info.

Celebrating delicious global street food.

The artwork on show has been created over the past year by participants from HM Prison and YOI Glen Parva and HM Prison Leicester. The exhibition offered an impressive and inspiring showcase from our arts projects in the prisons, which were delivered jointly with Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust.…

We will be working with staff in the local store on Market Street on a range of fundraising activities and events, with lots of opportunities for both organisations’ staff and our young people to work together on different creative fundraising and promotional ideas.

Managing Director of Steamin’ Billy, Billy Allingham, has supported one of our mentees, Andrew, to such an extent that his developed skills shine thoroughly with the short film.

Our long-term supporters at Everything Branded recently kindly donated 500 tote bags to use in our creative projects with young people.

The Creative Minds Exhibition is a showcase of artwork created by young people with autism and various other needs and difficulties.

Check out our weekly specials along with the main menu for our sMASHing Pop-up cafe. Every Thursday, 11 - 2.30pm.

Chris Phillips and Kevin Hudson used their comedy skills for good by devising and performing Punchlining Above Their Weight as part of Leicester Comedy Festival 2017, at the same time raising funds for Soft Touch Arts.

The young people on our STart Project were offered the opportunity to work with Courtney Askey over a series of weeks to create portraits which reflect their identities in a fun and creative way.

Big Thanks go to RAL Display Marketing for choosing us as the winner of their New Year’s Resolution competition!