• our work

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    Family Relationships Programme

    Child to parent violence programme 2015-current

    Working with families

    experiencing child to parent violence in the home. Commissioned by Restorative Solutions for Cumbria Police and Crime Commission 2015-present

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    Funded by The Sister Gwen Appleton Charitable Trust

    Emotional Health & Wellbeing Arts Workshops 2018-22

    We are delighted to have been awarded funding from The Sister Gwen Appleton Charitable Trust to fun the delivery of creative arts, poetry and writing projects with women on probation. The project book for 2018 was launched on 08/02/2019. The new programme started in spring 2019.

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    Inspiring women and girls

    creative workshops

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

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    'Your Life' issue based sessions in Cumbria schools

    Issue based sessions 2019-20

    Delivery of a range of issue based sessions identified by Cumbria Constabulary and schools

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    'You Decide'

    knife awareness workshops

    Delivery of Knife Awareness workshops across Lancashire and Cumbria in schools.


    Our restorative knife awareness programme addresses all aspects of carrying or using a knife.


    The programme can be delivered as workshops in Primary and High Schools or communities or as targeted interventions.


    Please contact us for details.

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    'You Decide'

    Healthy Relationships programme

    Sexting & Healthy Relationships 2019

    Delivering workshops on Sexting and Healthy Relationships in High Schools across Cumbria with the Police for Cumbria Police and Crime Commission

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    'Positive Choices

    Anti-Social Behaviour



    Workshops delivered in primary schools & secondary schools addressing positive decision making to educate children and young people in the impact of getting involved in anti-social behaviour, gangs, serious and organised crime and victim awareness. Funded by for Cumbria Police and Crime Commission

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    serious and organised crime workshops

    Part of the serious and organised crime remit, during 2016-17 we delivered the Liberate Green programme delivered to nearly 4000 young people and adults 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. For more information please visit: http://liberate.strikingly.com/

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    'Making Positive Choices'

    Preston 2015

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

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    Re-Write Your Story

    Restorative Music Workshops

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

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    'Creative uses of RJ'

    how to use restorative practices, creatively

    Training restorative practitioners in torbay on practical uses of restorative approaches using the arts and creative engagement techniques.

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    'Sticks and Stones'

    in partnership with AFC Fylde Community Foundation 2015/16

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

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    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.

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    Rock fm Arts College

    music, songwriting, dj-ing, presenting

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    'The Backyard Project'

    Summer Arts College

    A restorative arts project with young people at lancashire YOT using Sculpture, art, music, magic, construction skills and accredited by Discover and Bronze Arts Award

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    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 


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    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

  • One to One Support

    for children and young people disengaged in education

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    One to One Support

    Our lead practitioner Andy Winters is a behavioural and engagement specialist who provides one to one support for children and young people disengaged from education. Please contact us for details.

  • about

    Resource Creatives are a collective of restorative trainers, educators and creative practitioners with wide ranging experience working across the youth justice, education, community sectors and secure estates.


    We design and deliver restorative, issue based projects and programmes using creative arts based mediums working with artists, musicians and creatives across all sectors.


    Resource Creatives are 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 and supporting local communities.


    We are all fully insured with current DBS. We also support emerging creatives.

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

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    Butler Trust Commendation

    In 2011 Jane Wignall and Andy Winters were awarded a Butler Trust Commendation for their work at Lancashire Youth Offending Team by engaging young people in the arts. Work included 'It's Your Life', knife awareness programme,

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    Project design, delivery and Project Management

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

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    Restorative Justice

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

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

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    we can arrange author visits

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    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.

  • interventions & resources

    We design, deliver and project manage creative issue based workshops, programmes & resources using the arts, sport and restorative approaches with children, young people, adults and families

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    Working with Women and Girls

    Creative workshops

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

    Anti-Bullying film

    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/

    'It's Your Life' knife awareness film

    script writers and film producers

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

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    Restorative Approaches and Practices

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

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

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    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


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    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.

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    Magic Workshops

    increasing confidence, self esteem and listening skills 

  • A book of art, creativity, writing, photography & poetry

    created in 2018 with women resident at

    Edith Rigby House Approved Premises in Preston

    This project was funded by

    The Sister Gwen Appleton Charitable Trust

  • contact us

    How can we help? Please send us a message below or

    Call 07970 687254 Email jane@resourcecreatives.co.uk