Soft Touch Arts is working within a national consortium, led by the London-based charity Tender. The project aims to prevent violence in teenage relationships and sexual bullying using drama-based education and teacher training.

Former young Soft Touch participant, Marcus Joseph, is now teaching jazz theory to some staff members of Soft Touch in their band, Lippy.

On Saturday 1st February 2014 the Chair of Soft Touch, Gill Brigden was kindly presented with a £1000 donation by the Leicestershire and Rutland Freemasons at their charity awards event at Freemasons Hall.

Local youth charity Soft Touch Arts has begun the new year with some brilliant news.  They have scooped a £616,000 Arts Council large capital grant to transform 50 New Walk into Leicester’s first youth arts and heritage centre.

Youth charity Soft Touch Arts has received more than £600,000 to help it pay for a new centre.

Soft Touch Arts is pleased to announce that Kaplan East Midlands have selected us as one of their chosen charities for 2014.