Works of art created by residents have gone on display at a community centre. The artwork includes beadwork, paper flowers and silk paintings and is mounted in display cases at Eyres Monsell Community Centre.
Exactly five days after winning the Leicester Mercury Business Awards in the not for profit category we had more great news when Erica Smith won a Lord Lieutenant's Award at County Hall on Tuesday 8th April 2014.
Soft Touch Arts is working within a national consortium, led by the London-based charity Tender. The project aims to prevent violence in teenage relationships and sexual bullying using drama-based education and teacher training.
On Saturday 1st February 2014 the Chair of Soft Touch, Gill Brigden was kindly presented with a £1000 donation by the Leicestershire and Rutland Freemasons at their charity awards event at Freemasons Hall.
Local youth charity Soft Touch Arts has begun the new year with some brilliant news. They have scooped a £616,000 Arts Council large capital grant to transform 50 New Walk into Leicester's first youth arts and heritage centre.
As part of our Halloween business event 31/10/2013, we have now installed the sculptures from the Botanic Gardens at New Walk. This is intended to be the first showcase at the new building of sculpture work. The small garden on the New Walk side is ideal for this purpose.
Over two weeks in August young people joined Soft Touch Arts at the Leicester University Arboretum to create sculptures for the 2013 'A Change of Heart' exhibition which runs until Sunday 27 October 2013.