Creativity Changes Lives is a varied and inclusive creative arts programme for young people aged 5-18.
We use the power of creativity and connection to increase confidence in learning, improve emotional resilience and wellbeing, and enhance a sense of community and leadership.

With an exploratory and youth-led approach, our team of skilled and experienced artist facilitators offer the following sessions

Weekly term-time groups including:

HerSpace Junior:
visual arts and wellbeing group for girls age 6-11, Mondays  (FULL, JOIN WAITING LIST)


HerSpace Senior and Senior+:
visual arts and wellbeing group for girls aged 11-18, Thursdays (LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE)


International Young Company (IYC):
theatre arts groups for young people of all genders aged 10-16, Tuesdays (SPACES AVAILABLE

Creativity Camps:
dynamic multi-arts workshop days in half terms and school holidays. Next running August 2021.
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Young Oxford Creatives:
a monthly youth council and leadership group 

 Martha Art Prize:
an annual art prize offering creative mentoring to a young woman facing disadvantage

All sessions are free of charge and run on a donation-only basis; spaces may be allocated based on need.
For more information, to make a referral, complete a registration form, or be added to a waiting or mailing lists, please contact Lisa Bates at or 07388 092590.

***Please note all sessions are currently taking place online due to C-19 restrictions, until safe to return to in-person delivery. 

We are proud to be supported by Children in Need and the Tambour Foundation to deliver the Creativity Changes Lives programme.