Who We Are

The Inspire Youth Arts team are based at The Old Library in Mansfield which houses a 100-seat studio theatre, professional recording studio, an exhibition area, café-bar, media suite and meeting, teaching, workshop and rehearsal spaces. 

In 2018 Inspire was awarded National Portfolio Organisation status from Arts Council England giving us finding to deliver a range of activities accessible to young people with disabilities and to help develop and innovate digital arts. 

The four key areas we cover are;


We are a key delivery partner for Nottinghamshire Music Education Hub and we develop and deliver a range of innovative and ambitious music projects, events and programmes. We also offer advice and guidance on the music industry through our partnership with NUSIC and BBC Introducing. 


We are the leading community dance development and delivery team in Nottinghamshire. We work with professional artists and partners to develop dance companies across the county. 


We work with leading digital artists to produce highly innovative work including film, animation, live projection and have plans to develops this further.


We are the leading arts development and delivery team for youth arts and disability within Nottinghamshire and have developed various projects of national significance.