Allowing creative skills to flourish at Theatre Porto

The Westminster Foundation’s grants aim to strengthen and enhance activities for children and young people, providing additional support to build their confidence and raise their aspirations.

One such grant was delivered to Theatre Porto, a leading specialist theatre company for children and young people in England, and the only one of its kind in Cheshire and Merseyside. 

Their ‘Young Creatives’ project works with 14–19-year-olds interested in creative activities like filmmaking, photography, and innovative technology, which aims to fill a gap in provision for this age group around mental health and social isolation. The group is open to any young person aged 14–19 from, or around, Ellesmere Port, where 50% of young people experience socio-economic disadvantage.

Thanks to the support from the Westminster Foundation, this project allows young people to explore their interests, highlight their skills, and flourish in a safe environment.


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