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FEAST (2023)

Free activities for children and young people this Christmas holiday   FEAST brings fun to the school holidays, offering loads of different activities for everyone to take part in.All children and young people across North Yorkshire can get involved in a range of activities, with free places and a free meal for eligible children and young people, thanks to […]

Imaginosity

Imaginosity, a project at Mill Hill School, Northallerton, that uses creativity, imagination and curiosity to improve outcomes for children and young people, is continuing – and expanding – through a new partnership with North Yorkshire arts charity, Rural Arts.   Established and funded by Wykeland Group in 2018, Imaginosity has developed into a vital programme at the school, particularly during the pandemic. The project has even been recognised […]

North Yorkshire Cultural Education Partnership

  The North Yorkshire Cultural Education Partnership (NYCEP) is a group comprised of a variety of cross-sector partners from across the county, including Rural Arts, Flash Company Arts, Harrogate Theatre, North Yorkshire County Council, North Yorkshire Youth, ARCADE, Craven District Council, Ryedale District Council, NYMAZ, NYBEP, Ripon Museums Trust, IVE, Forestry England, North Yorkshire Sport, […]

Afghan Youth Project

As part of North Yorkshire Together, Rural Arts runs sessions to support young refugees from Afghanistan. The Afghan Youth Project aims to improve the quality of life of young people who have fled Afghanistan, and are now temporarily living in the Scarborough District. Sessions also previously ran for those temporarily living in Selby District.   Our […]

FEAST (2022)

FEAST provides free holiday activities and food to thousands of North Yorkshire’s children and young people who are eligible for Free School Meals. We work with partners all across the county to put on activities to keep you happy and healthy during the Easter, Summer and Christmas school holidays. Over 12,000 children and young people […]

FEAST (2021)

2021 saw the introduction of FEAST, a brand new programme to provide free holiday activities and food to over 12,000 North Yorkshire young people who are eligible for Free School Meals. In Easter 2021, lockdown meant we couldn’t provide face-to-face activities. Instead, we provided every eligible young person with a selection of creative, physical activity, wellbeing […]

Schools

Rural Arts have a great track record of working with schools and have delivered a wide variety of creative projects over the last twenty-five years. Activities have included large mosaic murals, community banners, ceramic events or artistic responses to interpret a curriculum theme or cultural event. Projects can be tailored to your school and can […]

Art Club

Art club is specially designed for children and young people with a creative streak. Each Art Club session aims to be fun and engaging for everyone who takes part. We learn new skills, experiment and let the imagination grow. Our current annual programme, ‘The Great British Art Off’, follows British creatives throughout history using a […]

North Yorkshire Together

Supporting you to stay happy and healthy North Yorkshire Together is a partnership between Rural Arts, North Yorkshire Sport and North Yorkshire Youth that delivers projects and initiatives across 3,500 square miles to support North Yorkshire’s residents to stay happy and healthy. By combining decades of experience and a wide-range of skills, the partnership can support individuals, community […]

North Yorkshire Together (National Lottery Community Fund, 2020-21)

A photo of Santa in front of a fire holding resource packs from North Yorkshire Together

Supporting you to stay happy and healthy North Yorkshire Together is a partnership between Rural Arts, North Yorkshire Sport and North Yorkshire Youth, borne from the pandemic, that delivers projects and initiatives across 3,500 square miles to support North Yorkshire’s residents to stay happy and healthy. By combining decades of experience and a wide-range of skills, the […]