• Resource Creatives work with children, young people, adults and families





  • projects

    current and recent work

    your life, your choice

    Part of the serious and organised crime remit, supporting young people targeted as being on the cusp of criminality and at risk of being manipulated or used by organised criminal gangs or pursuing, the path towards serious and organised crime. To make referrals or for more information please visit: http://liberate.strikingly.com/

    Re-Write Your Story

    Restorative Music Workshops

    Youth Music funded programme delivering restorative workshops to young people in the criminal justice system or on the cusp of criminality. For more information please visit: http://rewriteyourstory.strikingly.com/

    Family Relationships Progamme

    Child to parent violence

    Commissioned by Restorative Solutions to work with families in Cumbria experiencing child to parent violence. Please contact us for further details

    Inspiring women and girls

    creative workshops

    design and delivery of creative workshops to inspire confidence, self esteem and the realisation that everything is possible

    'Sticks and Stones'

    in partnership with AFC Fylde Community Foundation 2015/16

    Anti-Bullying Workshops delivered in 23 Primary Schools on the Fylde, Lancashire

    'Making Positive Choices'

    Commissioned by Preston Police 2015

    Anti-Gang and gun crime workshops delivered in 27 Primary Schools in Preston.

    Three Smart Fellas

    Magic , Song and Poetry Performances

    Three Smart Fellas completed a successful run of 'Poetricks' at 2016 Edinburgh Fringe. Three Smart Fellas are managed by Resource Creatives and their productions, performances are available for schools, youth and community groups.

    'Creative uses of RJ'

    how to use restorative practices, creatively

    Rock fm Arts College

    music, songwriting, dj-ing, presenting

    'The Backyard Project'

    Summer Arts College

    Sculpture, art, music, magic, construction skillsDiscover Arts Award, Bronze Arts Award

    Creative Workshops

    creative journaling, songwriting, poetry, art

    We ran different workshops with diverse groups os young people  to address issues with Emotional Health and Wellbeing and Identity 


    Stand Together Against Racism S.T.A.R 

    arts workshops

    Delivery of Arts Workshops in Preston schools to illustrate commitment to the S.T.A.R Stand Together Against Racism ethos for Lancashire YPS 2015

  • What We Do

    We design, deliver and project manage creative issue based workshops, programmes & resources through the arts, embedding restorative approaches

    Issue Based Programmes

    creative issue based workshops

    We design, create, deliver and project manage issue based workshops, programmes, projects and resources and aim to embed restorative approaches and arts award into all our work. Our projects page has several examples of our work, please take a look.


    We work in partnership or on a commission basis across all sectors with children, young people, adults and practitioners in schools, statutory, voluntary, community, workplace and criminal justice sectors.

    Liberate Film

    addressing serious and organised crime

    Part of the serious and organised crime remit, supporting young people targeted as being on the cusp of criminality and at risk of being manipulated or used by organised criminal gangs or pursuing, the path towards serious and organised crime. To make referrals or for more information please visit: http://liberate.strikingly.com/

     Film Makers

    script writers and film producers

    'It's Your Life' a film about knife awareness. We have an accompanying resource, please contact us for details.

    Working with Women and Girls

    Creative workshops

    Building self esteem and confidence, exploring issues, working with families together

    Restorative Approaches and Practices

    restorative practices and approaches are embedded into all our work where possible and relevant. 

    Many of our team our restorative justice practitioners and we work in partnership with the creator of the Writing Wrongs restorative resource. www.writing-wrongs.org


    we create bespoke resources and publications

    • Liberate - tackling serious and organised crime
    • 'Sticks and Stones' - anti-bullying peer mentoring resource
    • 'Making Positive Choices' - anti-gang training resource
    • Creative Ways with RJ - resources for using Restorative Practices
    • Case Studies - resources for use with restorative approaches
    • Engagement techniques
    • Learning Styles questionnaires for creative projects
    • Arts Award resources for embedding Restorative Practices
    • 'It's Your Life'- knife crime awareness resource
    • 'stART' films:
    • - It's your Life
    • - 'Our Preston'
    • - Make it happen'
    • stART - a book of art, poetry and creative writing by young offenders


    Arts Award

    arts award centre

    Most projects, programmes and workshops we create are designed to include Arts Award.  Arts Award is open for any young person aged 5-25, please contact us for details.

    Theatre in Education

    interactive issue based performances 

    We have a range of issue based Theatre in Education productions created for children and young people i.e:

    - 'Poetricks'

    - 'Tommy Murray's War' WW1

    - Cairo Chaos learning about ancient Eygpt

    - Anti - knife and gangs

    - Anti- Bullying

    - Body Image

    - Social Networking

    Please contact us for details

    Literacy Workshops

    learning through poetry, creative writing, music and magic

    Magic Workshops

    increasing confidence, self esteem and listening skills 

    Creative Practitioner Workshops

    sharing creativity

    Twice a year we aim to run two creative practitioner workshops. We use these sessions to train on programme content, evaluate programmes, share delivery skills with each other and support emerging creatives. Follow us on twitter for details.

  • Costs

    workshop costs, please contact us, costs for on-going programmes differ and support can be offered for community groups.

    from: £350

    Schools: half day workshop:

    costs are for one trainer

    from: £450

    Schools: full day workshop:

    costs are for one trainer

    from: £800

    INSET: full day cost for one trainer including materials

  • About Us

    everything is possible


    Resource Creatives is committed to working as a social enterprise, creating and delivering projects that will make a difference in the lives of children, young people, adults and families


    We reinvest by supporting emerging creatives who want to work in the social sector

    Distributing our resources freely

    Supporting local communities


    Company number: 08384005

    Office: Northern Lights, Media Factory, UCLAN, Cold Bath Street, Preston PR1 2 HE

  • the creatives

    Resource Creatives are a collective of highly skilled and professional creatives who work collaboratively to create and deliver our work. We are all fully insured with current DBS. We also support emerging creatives.

    Please contact us if you are interested in working with us.

    Project design, delivery and project management

    We work on bespoke projects or commissions, contact us to find out more

    Restorative Justice

    We integrate RJ practices and approaches within all our projects and work closely with experienced RJ professionals


    we work with a diverse range of poets

    Musicians & Songwriters

    We chose our musicians according to the needs of the project.


    We work with artists with a range of skills, who we use will depend on the project, and their availability.


    we can arrange author visits


    we have a team of freelance performers

    Emerging creatives

    We are keen to support emerging poets, performers, musicians and artists who want to start working with children and young people. Where possible we build opportunities for training and working with us into our projects.


    Many projects we deliver are created as partnership work, with or for other organisations. We fill the creative gap and make your ideas work. If we can't do something, we know someone who can.

  • Opportunities

    Team members, CPD or Volunteering opportunities

    Child to Parent Violence Programme Team


    We are inviting practitioners and emerging practitioners to contact us regarding an opportunity to join us to deliver child to parent violence programmes in Cumbria during 2017-19. Experience of working with young people or families is essential and full training in the programme will be given. Please contact Jane in the first instance for further details. jane@resourcecreatives.co.uk

  • The Blog

    come and take a look at what we are up to ................

  • Connect With Us

    take a look at our resources on youtube and pinterest and connect with us on twitter and linkedin





  • Contact Us

    how can work together?

    send us a message

    or call 07970 687254

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