Artburst is an award winning social enterprise providing creative educational workshops that improve the lives of young people and their families.


Artburst’s workshops integrate drama, art, music and movement, and our programmes are aimed at improving oracy and literacy skills, developing confidence and encouraging a passion for children’s literature. Artburst works extensively with schools, Children’s Centres, Local Authorities, museums and galleries to deliver a range of projects for children of all ages and abilities including those with specific needs. Artburst is a member of the Communication Trust in recognition of the impact workshops have on children with speech, language and communication needs (SLCN) .Logo_p334

Artburst projects make a real difference to children’s confidence, social and team working skills. Since founded in 2006 Artburst has worked with over 15,000 children across London.

Artburst is based in Angel, North London. Take a look through our website to find out more about the work we do or contact us on 020 8510 0220 or email info@artburst.co.uk for more information.

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“Artburst provided us, for our first Summer Uni London programme, a wonderful workshop entitled  ‘James and the Giant Peach’. The work and expertise during the week culminated in a performance that would have been worthy of many months of work.  The costume design and the narrative of the play having been devised during the week showed just how much work was put in and I know from the feedback received that the students thoroughly enjoyed themselves. Parents also commented on the fun the youngsters were having. The aim of the Summer Uni is to give young people the chance to try something new, Artburst provided that for these youngsters and I am pleased to say that we have booked them again for the next half term school holiday.  A really enjoyable experience for everyone involved.”

Beverley Griffiths, Summer Uni Co-ordinator
Havering Summer Uni