Soft Touch Arts
Soft Touch Arts are an award-winning Leicester charity using arts, media and music activities as a tool to engage with and change the lives of disadvantaged young people.
New College Leicester have worked with Soft Touch Arts for many years on a wide range of projects and long-term programmes to enhance the lives of our students.
Current opportunities and programmes
- Project Enable, a partnership between Team Hub, Soft Touch Arts and New College Leicester. This is an art and music programme designed to provide students with a supportive space and outlet to develop their self-confidence, wellbeing, positive coping strategies and social skills through high quality creative activities. Weekly sessions take place at New College with holiday and after school activities held at Team Hub.
- Summer school programmes such as Feel Good Summer held at New College in partnership with Pedestrian and De Montfort University. Where students work with university undergraduates and other creative professionals to develop their music and art talents.
- The Symphonize project in collaboration with The Philharmonia Orchestra for an intensive week of workshops exploring urban and classical music.