Paul Harman: Honorary Life Preseident
Sarah Argent: Honorary Life Member
Guy Holland: Honorary Life Member
Vicky Ireland: Honorary Life Member
Dr Geoffrey Readman
The Armagh Rhymers are a group of skilled musicians, actors, poets, storytellers, singers & dancers who perform in elaborate & unique costumes & fantastically crafted willow & flax masks. They are a unique and highly respected group specialising in children’s theatre and performances linked to the Mumming tradition of Ireland. They travel throughout Ireland and…
Creative Youth is a not for profit, registered charity that aims to enable young people to realise their potential through the Arts. The charity allows young people in Kingston, and surrounding areas, to be involved in innovative, original, ambitious projects working with artists of the highest quality. Artists and participants are encouraged to take initiatives, risks and push boundaries within their own work. Creative Youth also organises and delivers the International Youth Arts Festival Kingston (IYAF), the leading youth arts festival in the UK
Circle of Two is an international circus and physical theatre company formed in 1999 by Celia Mendizabal and Ralph Taylor. Following traditions of popular theatre forms such as circus, puppetry and mime, Circle of Two draw inspiration from a wide variety of artistic genres. They present highly evocative and poetic shows with unique and personal aesthetics. Their work is directed at family audiences and has universal appeal.
The Civic is a small to mid-scale arts centre located in the Centre of Barnsley, South Yorkshire. We programme a varied and dynamic cross section of visual and performance art that includes theatre, dance comedy, music, community arts, fine art exhibitions and a dedicated programme of professional children’s theatre.
Z-arts is Manchester’s venue for children and families, offering best practice in CYP (children and young people)’s creative provision, nationally. We working with artists and other co-producers to develop, commission and produce new work for families that reflects the diverse nature of today’s society
Scarabeus is committed to delivering positive cultural change through touring and site-specific performance, and community participation work.
Creating exciting and challenging theatre and arts projects with, by and for children, young people and families.
A leading 21st Century international arts centre offering an engaging, innovative and high quality programme
immersive dance theatre company making high quality diverse shows for children and families. Their work takes them to unusual places, ignites imaginations and encourage everyone to experience the delights of theatre in its purest form.
Starcatchers is a pioneering arts and Early Years organisation based in Scotland specialising in performances and creativity for babies, toddlers and young children aged 0 – 5 and the adults who care for them.
Second Hand Dance makes highly visual dance performances, collaborating with dancers, visual artist’s and the public to produce joyful, inspirational shows for children and adults that hold the audience experience at its centre.
M6 Theatre Company is one of Britain’s leading theatre companies specialising in creating and delivering dynamic, high quality and relevant productions for young audiences.
Since the doors opened in 1979, this unique venue has been entertaining children with resonant, engaging and exciting theatre.
Prime Theatre is Swindon’s only professional theatre. The company creates touring productions for young audiences and runs Prime Youth Theatre for those aged 5-25.
Creating theatre and opportunities for children and young people that inspires the heart, mind and imagination
Half Moon Theatre is the UK’s leading small-scale young people’s venue and touring company.
Playful theatre in unusual places
Awkward and brave theatre, by, for and with young people
Extraordinarily accessible non-verbal performances that have toured China, North America and throughout
Europe. All staged in a beautiful portable theatre.
Playful stories connect us all
Challenging accepted definitions of theatre and audience, we create innovative, multi-sensory and highly interactive productions for the very young and for young people with profound and multiple learning disabilities
The Spark Arts For Children creates an annual multi art form festival for children in Leicester each May. Throughout the year we facilitate and commission a range of events & projects for children and families 0 – 13 years.
Theatre Alibi’s work for children is imaginatively based, mainly new writing. The company tours nationally and internationally to theatres, primary school’s and community venues.
Theatre-Rites is a field leader in the creation of experimental theatre for children. Acclaimed nationally and internationally, their touring productions and site responsive works stir the imagination and stimulate thought.
Delighting children with imaginative, visual, meaningful story-based theatre. Tutti Frutti specialises in bringing fantastic, distinctive and carefully crafted shows to children aged 3+, their families and teachers across the UK and the world.
From their Bristol base, Travelling Light creates outstanding work for and with young people; touring shows and running a thriving participation programme.
Tall Stories brings great stories to life for audiences of all ages through its exciting blend of storytelling theatre, original music and lots of laughs.