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Venture Arts, 43 Old Birley Street, Manchester, M15 5RF

+44 0161 232 1223

We’re always happy to hear from journalists and writers who are interested in Venture Arts and our work. Please contact Debbie Cowley, Marketing and Communications Officer, on 0161 232 1223 or email


Young People’s Art Clubs

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A core part of our work, our Art Clubs are fun and engaging sessions for learning disabled children and young people aged 8-25 years to experience high quality art and culture.

A group of adults and young people sat round a large table of art materials, with two girls making clay pots.

At our Young People’s Art Club for 8-18s and our ‘Inbetweeners Club’ for 19-25s, young artists can make new friends and explore a variety of creative techniques. Artforms include photography and film, animation, illustration, printmaking, ceramics and textiles.

Sessions are fully accessible and facilitated by our friendly, professional artist team, who are experienced in working with young people with a range of support needs.

The team nurture every young artists’ creative talents, tailoring sessions around individual needs and interests. Young artists work on long-term projects, allowing them to focus and develop their skills.

Our young artists exhibit their work at leading art venues such as The Lowry at Salford Quays. Some complete an Arts Award qualification, giving an important boost to their CV. Many take part in our other programmes such as Cultural Enrichment, working as artist mentors, and other professional opportunities.

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Venture Arts, 43 Old Birley Street, Manchester, M15 5RF

+44 0161 232 1223

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