Young Creatives

If you’re 14-25 and you’re into art, film and theatre then HOME Young Creatives is for you. Every year, we’ll be putting on an amazing series of free workshops and projects. Your creative development starts here!

Young Company

HOME Young Company is a year-long theatre program for young people aged 14 –18 who are interested in making youth led theatre.

What do I need to know?

We meet every Tuesday evening during the school term at HOME between 18.00 – 20.00. You can find Manchester school term dates here.

You’ll be working with industry professionals to develop your acting skills whilst taking part in various projects (including cross-art projects) throughout the year.


Young Artist Studio

More details coming soon – keep visiting this page for the latest updates.

Film Collective

The HOME Young Film Collective is a 12 month programme for 16 – 25 year olds, based in Manchester and Greater Manchester. Every month the Young Film Collective meet for free film workshops covering everything from practical filmmaking skills, film theory, film reviewing, distribution and more.

The year long programme also includes film screenings, industry talks and will culminate in the making of a short film.The group are HOME’s resident Young Programmers, learning how to curate a film programme with guidance from HOME’s programming team, and they will programme up to 4 films to be shown in HOME’s cinemas.

This year’s cohort of 21 young film enthusiasts have recently joined us and they are so excited to get started on their projects, keep an eye out for screenings and events organised by the group.


AMP (Accessible Music Productions) which was HOME’s inclusive project for music lovers, makers and shakers aged 18-25 of all abilities, will be moving to a new home down the road at Contact Mcr.

If you would like to find out more about the move and updates on the new launch, please contact



HOME’s INDRA Collective is a brand-new group to join the wider global INDRA network.
Taking place twice a month at HOME, It’s our aim to use art to make a change.

We discuss the latest issues that young people currently face and facilitate various cross art workshops (Theatre/Performance, Film, Visual Arts, Music…etc) to support our responses.

This group is advertised for anyone aged 14-18 who wants to use their art to make a difference. The INDRA group is currently taking a break, but will be back in October 2023.

Young Identity

Young Identity are HOME’s Resident Artists. Young Identity have a long history of delivering dynamic poetry and spoken word workshops for young people at cultural venues and events across Manchester. As Resident Artists, the group create work in response to HOME’s programme of film, theatre and visual art.


BFI Film Academy

BFI Film Academy is a flagship film project at HOME for 16 – 19 year olds who are passionate about film. From October – December, 18 young people will work with a range of film industry professionals learning everything about film from commissioning, production, post production, distribution and more.

Alongside this, you will attend film theory sessions, industry advice sessions and complete your Silver Arts Award.

Applications for the Film Academy open every August and close in September and it is completely free to attend, with travel reimbursed and bursaries available for additional expenses. If you want more information, please email