A welcoming and inclusive group for young people to learn new skills in music and drama

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A welcoming and inclusive group for young people between 11 and 15 years old, to learn new skills in music and drama, running through Autumn and Spring term-time. This is an integrated group for young people with or without disabilities and/or learning difficulties.


Tuesday evenings 4.30pm – 6pm 


£5 per session, paid per term. Bursaries available.

Meet the facilitators:

Sarah Fisher

Sarah Fisher is a multi-instrumental musician with a first-class degree in Community Music from Sage Gateshead. She has an infectious passion for music and a unique teaching style.

Sarah has cerebral palsy and explains how her disability has shaped her musical journey:

Music has been my physiotherapy since I was 5. My dissertation was on my disability and how it has become part of my development as a musician and teacher.”

Catherine Scott

Catherine Scott is an experienced drama facilitator and community engagement practitioner with a first-class degree in Drama from Northumbria University.

Every idea will be valued and everyone will have their chance to contribute. If you can bring an open mind and a bunch of energy you won't be disappointed!” – Catherine Scott, Co-Facilitator

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Bursaries are available for applicants with a household income below £14,500 for single families, or £16,200 for families with two resident parent/guardians. 


Are you are in receipt of disability benefits or subject to an EHCP and living in Newcastle? You may be eligible to apply for the Access Fund to cover the cost of your ticket. To download an application form click here.


All of our spaces are wheelchair accessible and our practitioners are experienced in working with children and young people with a range of learning and/or physical disabilities.

If you would like to discuss support or access needs please contact Ali Ward-Timms on 0191 242 7244 or [email protected] 
Northern Stage is fully accessible. The theatre has three lifts providing access to all parts of the building, including the accessible toilets, baby changing facilities, stages 2 & 3 and the backstage area. Buggy parking is available. To discuss any access needs, take a look at our access page or please call our Box Office on 0191 230 5151.