Parents & Carers

Information for parents & carers of children and young people

Create Sheffield is here to help young people aged 0-24 and their parents and carers to connect up with arts, culture and heritage opportunities in Sheffield.

Create Sheffield is a movement that you’re invited to join. We are a charitable organisation that is working strategically across Sheffield for the benefit of ALL young people aged 0-24. We are working with schools, community organisations, creative organisations, young people, leaders, parents and carers to shape opportunities that support the development of creativity and innovation and the overcoming of barriers. We want to help young people find out about and access opportunities across the city.

Why does it matter?

Involvement with arts and culture is crucial to imagination, self-expression and creativity in young people. It also develops the skills that fuel the success of the UK’s creative industries, and that will result in the next generation of creative talent across the country “. Arts Council England

You can read more about why cultural education matters, how we are going to solve the problems and more here.

How to engage with Create Sheffield

Our Adventures help people explore, make and create in Sheffield. Browse them all to find inspiration, or filter them by age or using our tags. During Covid-19 lockdown, we added lots of fantastic #homeadventures filled with creative ideas useful for your home environment too.

Our Partners are doing amazing work with young people across Sheffield. Take a look at their profiles to view their events, stories and read about what they offer. Our Partners do work ranging from theatre and dance, computer science and coding, to circus and visual arts. Filter them using our tags feature to help find what you want.

This list is just the beginning. We want to grow these ideas for all ages & abilities, and include all types of art forms and cultural activity, and grow this as a resource.

Do you have ideas to add to our #homeadventures collection, things you really want to know more about or something else you want to tell us? Send your thoughts and ideas here.

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