The Beat Project is an award-winning charity dedicated to enriching lives through creativity while promoting equality and opportunity for all.
The Beat Project supports the most disadvantaged and vulnerable young people and communities both in the UK and abroad. Our initiatives are designed to promote opportunities for all no matter their background or ability. We specialise in World Music, Arts and Heritage and strive to improve cultural relations, understanding and tolerance, reduce poverty and inequality.
Since 2002 we’ve helped thousands of the most vulnerable people in society. We run creative projects, programmes, workshops and courses bringing people together from all backgrounds and abilities locally and from around the world.
Our Mission Statement
The Beat Project aims to inspire positive change and equality, raise awareness, promote creativity, personal development, education and social responsibility for all, especially those individuals and communities who may be disadvantaged, vulnerable, marginalised, in poverty or at risk throughout the UK and the world through World Music and Arts.
We support social enterprise, campaigns and pursuits that are for the good of all people and the planet.
1. To benefit young people through their leisure time activities in particular music and the creative arts so as to develop their physical, mental and spiritual capacities that they may grow to full maturity as individuals and members of society.
2. The provision or assistance in the provision of recreational facilities for those who by reason of youth, age, infirmity or disablement, poverty or economic and social circumstances, have need of such facilities with the object of improving their conditions of life, in particular but not exclusively by the provision of facilities for exploring music and the creative arts, holding in-house performances and workshops offering facilities and opportunities for visiting musicians and artists.
3. To advance the education of the public by the provision of courses to instruct people in the skills required for playing musical instruments, for singing, dance and the creative arts.
4. To advance the education of young people by the promotion of the development of a wide range of life skills including health and hygiene, nutrition, budgeting and finance, basic literacy and numeracy, relaxation and stress/anger management.