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If anyone knows about knife crime, it’s Jahmaine Davis. Having come from a background a lot of people would find difficult to even comprehend, this man has come a very long way. His story is an inspirational one, so let’s find out more about him now...

Thank you from the bottom of our Soft Touch HeArts! 🎉 We are still blinking with amazement at the amount raised at Soft Touch Art Auction 2019 – an exclusive fundraising evening on 1st October!

Cambridge & Counties Bank love to work with charities. Over the past year with funding awarded from the bank via the Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Community Foundation, Soft Touch Arts has been able to pilot a Creative Enterprise Project, giving new opportunities and support to 24 young people…

We have a new member of the team for 8 weeks ... My name is Giuliana and I come from Italy. I have been in Leicester since September 2018, when I started my MA in Museum Studies at the University of Leicester.  A part of my course consists of 8 weeks of work experience in a museum, gallery or institution,…

We are looking for a part-time experienced fundraiser who is a good team worker and will enjoy working in a creative environment. The successful applicant will have a proven track record in securing funding from trusts, foundations and other grant giving bodies. This is a new role to support the senior…

You're invited to a Creative Day Out at Soft Touch Arts or a street session in your neighbourhood. Explore a range of arts activities and create music, have lunch and a change to sign up to the UpSTart project a day to try new things, meet new people and get involved.

Over three weekends at the end of June, Leicester’s first ReVive Festival captured the imagination of Leicester cultural organisations, venues and businesses. They put on films, dance and music and embraced the 1960s with shop window displays, 1960s prices and themed food and drinks. 

Mods: Shaping a Generation Mods: Shaping a Generation told the story of a 1960s first youth subculture through a major exhibition at Soft Touch Arts and New Walk Museum . .

YOUTH MUSIC YOUNG PERSON’S SURVEY

A snapshot of a week at Soft Touch and what projects you can refer young people to. Click the links to find out about projects and referral processes.

EverythingBranded.co.uk donate promotional products for creative projects at Soft Touch

Get a free tea or coffee and maybe win the lottery!

Launch of the 2018 Pulled Both Ways social action films made by young people in Leicester and sponsored by Glynis Wright & Co at Soft Touch Arts

The lovely Pop Up Stands UK people have given us a free promotional banner

We’re looking for sMASHing chefs and local businesses that love food and want to make a difference to the lives of young people in need in Leicester.