The Dukes Centre for Creative Learning delivers over 100 innovative participatory learning programmes per year, engaging a diverse range of young people from across Lancashire.

We run six weekly Youth Theatre groups providing training and performance opportunities for young people aged 7-19.

The application window for the 2019 – 2020 Youth Theatre Programmes are now open until Wednesday 28 August, to apply click here.

The Inclusive Theatre programme explores new theatrical forms with young people, adults and people with additional needs.

We’re also currently accepting applications for our Redbananallama programme for adults with additional needs. To apply please click here.


Our Outreach programme fosters partnerships with a range of organisations and community groups to develop tailor made creative projects.

For Schools & Teachers we offer a comprehensive range of workshops and CPD opportunities, including the delivery of Arts Award training.

We offer a limited number of bursaries to support Creative Learning Participants throughout the 2019/2020 academic year. Click here for more information.