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

CRISP / Creative Croydon

Short-term project focusing on creative accessible music-making. Expression and collaboration focused, ‘in the moment’ music-making.

  • Organisation Type: Community / participatory music organisation

Email: communitymusicservice@gmail.com

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

76-100%

Three most commonly faced challenges

Attends Pupil Referral Unit, Special educational needs, Asylum Seeker

Age of participants

0-25

Where the young musicians we work with live
  • Croydon, Sutton
Music activities and genres

Musical activities

Composition/songwriting, Improvisation, Mentoring, Untuned percussion, Vocal, Profound and multiple learning disabilities (PMLD), Pupil Referral Unit young mothers and baby bonding, confidence building

Genres

African, Caribbean, Folk, Gospel, Jazz & blues, Music theatre, Pop and Rock

Participants Recruited From

The most popular organisations young people working with CRISP / Creative Croydon are recruited from:

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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)