Odd Arts

  • Odd Arts uses varied art-forms to empower YP in Manchester to make change and increase their sense of belonging and purpose

  • Projects are underpinned by theatre but often use other media to challenge and change attitudes and behaviours

  • Its ‘Creative Community Resettlement’ (CCR) uses arts to increase wellbeing for young people facing mental health challenges

  • CCR provides a wide variety creative experiences such as theatre workshops, videography, creative writing, dance, music and cultural trips

  • Enable young people to understand the world and themselves differently

  • Within the next 2 years it aims to set up a creative community space in Moss Side, Central Manchester

  • Chimo is funding the appointment of new member of staff to develop and expand the reach of the CCR programme

Visit: oddarts.co.uk

Creativity harnesses the social capital of people to connect and support each other improving community mental health and happiness