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Arts, Children & Young People

Are you aged 0-19 and keen to get creative? You can take part in the arts in Poole through our arts and music education programmes from Wave and Soundstorm; find out about arts news and events through Spark Dorset; or take part in PowerPlay, our Youth Music powered project based at Bourne Valley Youth Centre and the Henry Brown Centre.

We also run family arts events throughout the year in the community, and new young writer projects will be announced soon!

Contact Arts in the Community Officer for more details, follow us on Twitter, or click on the links below.

Wave Arts Education Agency
Wave Arts Education Agency
Spark Dorset
Spark Dorset
SoundStorm
SoundStorm

wave is the arts education agency for Bournemouth and Poole.

We deliver and support high-quality arts and cultural experiences and opportunities in order to increase the confidence, aspirations, skills, and wellbeing of all children and young people, aged 0-19+.

wave also facilitate the Cultural Hub programme - a consortium of schools and arts/cultural organisations working together to jointly plan and deliver high quality cultural and creative learning opportunities for children and young people in Bournemouth and Poole.

We also deliver the Arts Award – a national accredited qualification for young people aged 11-25 to develop as artists and arts leaders.

SoundStorm develops innovative, exciting and diverse musical opportunities for young people and the wider community.