"The world is
changing faster than ever in our history. We need to evolve a new appreciation
of the importance of nurturing human talent along with an understanding of how
talent expresses itself differently in every individual. We need to create an
environment - in our schools, communities, workplaces and in our public offices
- where every person is inspired to grow creatively."
Sir Ken Robinson, All Our Futures:
Creativity, Culture & Education
(The Robinson Report)
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(est. 1985) is a highly
innovative arts charity,
working primarily with young people and creative adults, in the
areas of music, mentoring and youth leadership. We see our role as
synergists and creative producers, experienced in partnership working with individuals,
community groups, educational bodies and organisations to help build dynamic,
sustainable, integrated and creative cultures. The words we would use to best
describe our approach are:
Innovative . Creative . Collaborative
Inclusive . Integrated . Responsive .
has a long and proven track record as independent fundraisers, creative
producers and managers of music, performing arts, youth leadership and creative
skills training/coaching projects and in effective cross-discipline
work. In addition to working extensively across the South West, we have worked
in collaboration with a large number of UK based and overseas aid agencies,
developing innovative and creative models of delivery and training projects
around issues such as health education, wellbeing and advocacy.
is Bristol's newest centre for creativity and wellbeing and is the new home for
the work of
Visit the Factory 8 website at
3 floors of inspirational space which hosts workshops,
courses and mentoring opportunities relating to the highest quality music and
performing arts practices.