Shabang!

You Make It Possible!

We offer many of our sessions free of charge thanks to the amazing support from funding bodies, private donations & fundraisers.

Kirklees Council

Contribution to running a programme of work with young people with additional needs in Kirklees.

Big Lottery Fund

Revenue funding for ‘Bridge Builders’ a five-year programme of creative activities and events with children with additional needs, their siblings and families.

Children In Need

Project funding to run a weekly arts based club with young people with Down Syndrome to explore drama, music, theatre and film.

Youth Music

Project funding for ‘Special Songs for Signing’ introducing pre-school children with additional needs to high quality, original songs and music making activities.

St James’s Place Foundation

Project funding towards ‘Flights of Fancy’ an on-line interactive educational resources providing a multi-sensory approach using Makaton signing, music song, art and performance for children aged 5-11 years with sever learning disabilities.

Foyle Foundation

Project funding towards “Full Screen Ahead’ a new theatre piece designed for children with additional needs, featuring a repertoire of new songs and themes; a CD of original songs; an accompanying educational resource book; and an accompanying DVD.

The Baily Thomas Charitable Fund

Project funding for ‘Yakety Yak’ a two-year programme of communication based Makaton courses for parents of children with additional needs.