Creative Citizens

Creative Citizens is an arts-based project working with people who are in recovery from substance misuse. It is aimed at people who experience barriers to accessing the arts, and it follows the company’s vision of creating an empowered, creative and confident society.

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Creative Citizens

Creative Citizens offers a creative programme which includes activities such as drama, music, art, short film-making and stage management.

Among many other things, our participants have taken part in performances, a cabaret show, creating a film resource in collaboration with the Scottish Recovery Consortium, creative writing workshops, mounting exhibitions, singing and voice tuition, and regular visits to arts and culture events in Scotland.

Our participants have often had experience of homelessness, poor mental health, and involvement with the criminal justice system. Creative Citizens promotes inclusive citizenship and gives people the opportunity to build confidence and skills through creativity.

Creative Citizens is currently funded by Glasgow City Council Communities Fund, The Corra Foundation and The National Lottery.

If you’d like to find out more about Creative Citizens, please get in touch.

'Pure buzzing I feel like I faced an actual demon. I absolutely loved watching everyone it was so much fun. I was like a kid in a sweety shop, thanks so much to you guys'
Female Participant
'100% couldn’t have started doing anything better for me and my personal, spiritual, mental and emotional health and growth with such beautiful, inspiring and encouraging people'
Male Participant