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Autumn 2017:

Big Sing, Little Sing: 
With funding from Youth Music made artists are visiting three early years settings to work on their 'Big Sing, Little Sing' early years singing programme. The children, parents and setting staff are trialling the materials for made for two terms then the artists will be visiting 6 more early years settings across Cornwall to pilot the materials. The very young children are loving the characters, songs and activities and parents are all set to join our 'Rolling Tones' Adult Choirs alongside their children in the 'Teeny Tones' Children's Choirs. Watch this space for some community singing events you might like to attend!

Arts for Dementia: made is now coming to the end of  its FREE made 'in the moment' creative workshops to inspire. The team have been in Falmouth Emmanuel Baptist Church and Penzance Astro Park on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month working with people living with memory challenges and their carers. A great deal of fun and delight has been had and the groups are now preparing for their Celebratory Exhibitions of work: The Coachhouse Gallery, Penlee Gallery, Penzance on Wednesday 22nd November 2017 and The Garden Room, Princess Pavilion, Falmouth on Wednesday 29th November. Please come and see some of the art work created and join us for a cream tea!

'Acrobatic Arts' is going from strength to strength! This beautiful fusion of classical dance with the athleticism of acrobatic elements is happening at Helston Community College on Mondays from 3.30 to 4.30pm for KS2, KS3 and KS4 young people and three levels at the Bev Lyn School of Dance on Tuesdays. Places are limited. Get in touch to book your place. 

'Teenyboppers'  (0 - 3yrs) and 'Mini Movers' (3 - 4yrs) music and dance sessions are continuing in Penzance on Wednesday mornings in collaboration with Penzance Gymnastics Club. This is an exciting new development for parents and toddlers and pre school children in the area. Please call Penzance Gym Club to book your place.

'Side by Side':  made artists are continuing to visit Memory Cafes from St Just to Lostwithiel providing participatory creative workshops in music, dance, visual art, photography and poetry until April 2018. These visits are filled with great joy and creative activity as artists and dementia support workers collaborate with people with memory challenges and their carers. 

Special Announcement: made has been successful with an application to the Arts Council of England and will be launching the new project very soon. Keep watching :-)

For information on any made projects or programmes please email:



Welcome to the new website. We hope you enjoy reading about our arts education work, which engages people from ‘womb to tomb!’


's work is underpinned by a strong commitment to person centred artistic processes, action research and reflective practice. Evaluation is critical in the development of projects and programmes. Working in partnership with means that client groups engage in a relationship which meets the needs of the participants first, whilst still maintaining the integrity of the organisations involved. arts interventions are bespoke, effectively managed, professionally delivered and critically appraised!


Since 1996 (formerly Music and Dance Education Ltd) has been initiating exciting and creative music and dance interventions in partnership with early years providers; schools, colleges and extended services; youth and community groups; and health care settings. has now relaunched the organisation to embrace drama and art. Watch this space!


The team of arts practitioners are professional artists with relevant qualifications, CRB checks and Public Liability Insurance. They are experienced in working across ages, abilities and sectors and are keen to train new artists in the work.

Please enjoy the information and photographs on our website and send your comments to the made-arts Facebook Page!

- Artistic Directors Pat Hickman (Dance) and Chris Morgan (Music)