About Us

Find out about Stone Soup.

Stone Soup offers creative interventions to bring about positive change. Created in 2012 by like-minded professionals who value the impact the arts can have on individuals who experience quality provision. Working within Education and Community settings, Stone Soup places the individual at the centre of the process, using the arts as a vehicle for growth and development.

 

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By working together, with everyone contributing what they can, a greater good is achieved.

Since our inception, we have established ourselves as a key player within the Cultural Sector in the North West. Working in partnership with Schools, Local Authorities, Housing Associations and NPO's inc. The National Theatre, The Lowry & Bolton Octagon. Stone Soup pride themselves on working closely with their partners to offer a bespoke package, to transform lives through dynamic creative processes. 

Each member of the senior management team have over 15 years professional experience in Education and Community Arts, working with a cross spectrum of educational settings. The unique skill set the team provide will ensure each project is bespoke and meets the needs of each and every partner. All staff are DBS checked, highly experienced facilitators and have a proven track record of working within the Arts. 

 

"It is without doubt one of the best value investments of pupil premium money we have ever undertaken. I would recommend Stone Soup to any school"                                                       (Poplar Street Primary)  

We do not believe in a one size fits all approach, as every school is different, every community unique and every person an individual. Each project is developed and created with our partners in mind, listening to and addressing your priorities and consulting with both children, young people and adults, meaning each project is tailor made to meet your needs. We do not offer "off the shelf" packages like other companies. However this personalised service does not mean expensive costs. We believe that the arts should be accessible to all and therefore pride ourselves on offering fair and reasonable costings.  Please feel free to contact us to discuss your needs or ask any questions.

 

More About Us

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Our Story

We take our name from a folk tale which has iterations in many different cultures and across many hundreds of years. And while the exact details of the story may have changed over time, the basic idea is always the same.

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Our Values

The values and our ethical approach underpin every project and partnership we develop.

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Our Work

A creative intervention can take may forms and we offer a wide range of different creative opportunities. For a school this could be a drama workshop, developing a film or writing, rehearsing and producing a performance. For a local authority it could be a celebration event with performances and fireworks or an interactive storytelling session in a library or for a theatre it could be running a weekly community theatre group.

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