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A networked approach to promoting meaningful musical pathways for young Londoners facing challenging circumstances.

Creative Futures (UK) Ltd

Creative Futures is a multi-arts charity which transforms the lives of disadvantaged children and young people through creative projects which raise aspiration, achievement and self confidence. We work in Early Years, Primary, SEN and with Looked After Children.

  • Organisation Type: Social enterprise

Email: julian@creativefuturesuk.com

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Proportion of the young musicians who face aspects from the Indices of Multiple Deprivation

76-100%

Three most commonly faced challenges

English as a second language, Looked after, Sensory impaired

Age of participants

0-25

Where the young musicians we work with live
  • Barking and Dagenham, Hackney, Hounslow, Islington, Newham, Wandsworth, Westminster
Music activities and genres

Musical activities

Composition/songwriting, Improvisation, Instrument-making, Instrumental tuition, Music and movement, Performance, Research, Technology, Training, Untuned percussion, Vocal

Genres

African, Beatboxing, Country, Folk, Hip Hop, Western Classical, Other non-Western

Participants Recruited From

The most popular organisations young people working with Creative Futures (UK) Ltd are recruited from:

Participants Referred To

Some of the common 'next step' organisations for individuals working with Creative Futures (UK) Ltd:

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Definition of Indices of Multiple Deprivation

The Indices of Deprivation 2015 provide a set of relative measures of deprivation for small areas (Lower-layer Super Output Areas) across England, based on seven different domains of deprivation:

For more information see: Gov.uk - 2015 Statistical Release (PDF 1.5MB)