Who we are

Stockport LCEP is a group of educational establishments, arts and cultural organisations, artists and companies who have a shared vision for strategically planning and building a strong arts and cultural provision for all children and young people in the Stockport area. We work collaboratively to drive an art and cultural offer locally, to share resources and bring about a more coherent and visible delivery of arts and cultural education.

Strategy Plan

Our Vision: * To increase opportunities and equal access for all young people to participate in the arts * To embed positive perceptions of the importance of arts and culture in shaping cultural identity and improving mental health * To promote skills and career pathways through the arts * To raise the profile and expand the breadth of opportunities for participation and for showcasing Stockport's arts and cultural assets for all

Providers in Stockport

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As Creatives - Creative Learning

As Creatives is one of the leading providers of creative learning to schools across the UK and beyond. Each year we work with thousa...

Goofus Theatre CIC

Goofus are a North-West based community theatre company. Our performances can 'pop-up' in almost any space! Suitable for classrooms,...

Arts On The Move

Arts On The Move is one-stop drama and theatre website for teachers, drama practitioners, youth theatre leaders and young actors age...

Schools in Stockport

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Royal School Manchester, Seashell Trust

Cheadle Hulme
3 Stickers Awarded

Heaton school

Stockport SK4 4RE
0 Stickers Awarded

Stockport Grammar School

3 Stickers Awarded

What's happening in Stockport

Finding Solitude: an exhibition of drawings by Claire Weetman

Posted: 20/02/2024 by Claire Weetman, Visual Artist

Claire Weetman presents an online collection of drawings of chairs that invite you to sit down, but that time to rest alone is just out of reach.

The Northern Cultural Education Awards. Get Nominating!

Posted: 02/02/2024 by Curious Minds

Curious Minds is inviting nominations for The Northern Cultural Education Awards 2024. You can nominate yourself or others for an award, across 7 categories. The deadline for entries is midnight on Sunday 3rd March 2024.

Ethan's Journey

Posted: 19/10/2023 by Stockport

For the past six months, Stockport LCEP has been working with Ethan, a local young performer, using the Curious Minds Alternative Saturday Jobs model. In this blog, Ethan charts his journey and reflects on the experience he's gained.


Posted: 04/10/2023 by 2 Boards and a Passion Theatre Company

A 50-minute interactive play for primary schools Touring during Anti-Bullying Week 2023 Monday 13th - Friday 17th November

We're ready for 2024!

Posted: 11/09/2023 by Goofus Theatre CIC

Our performances & workshops are all ready to come to your school and we can't wait to bring them. Following a great academic year in 2022/23 we have new shows ready to go and our popular Create & Animate workshop. Including a Christmas show!

Anti-Bullying Week 2023: Make A Noise About Bullying

Posted: 13/06/2023 by 2 Boards and a Passion Theatre Company

📢We’ve signed up as a supporter for Anti-Bullying Week 2023: Make A Noise About Bullying taking place this November📢

Arion - Storytelling Performance, with makaton

Posted: 11/09/2023 by Goofus Theatre CIC
Dates: 11/09/2023 - 31/12/2025

Anything can happen on the way to the market! A re-telling of a Cheshire folktale this beautiful storytelling performances includes song, dance & adventure. Includes makaton signing throughout. Full day, 3 performances - £650 (up to 180 pupils)

There's A Memory Somewhere - performance & workshop. Connections can be found in the strangest of places.

Posted: 08/02/2023 by Goofus Theatre CIC
Dates: 01/01/2023 - 31/12/2025

A 25 minute non-verbal performance introducing the art form of puppeteering. Followed by our taster workshop exploring how to bring objects to life. 2 x 90 minute sessions across the day. Max of 60 pupils per session. £750 per day.

Issue Based Plays & Projects

Posted: 25/01/2023 by NK Theatre Arts
Dates: 25/01/2023 - 01/01/2030

NK Produces hard-hitting plays, which address issues pertinent to the young people of today and aim to educate and open discussion to promote a healthy, happy and safe way of living as they grow up in today’s society.

Billy Liar by Keith Waterhouse

Posted: 04/11/2022 by NK Theatre Arts
Dates: 16/11/2222 - 17/11/2222

This fabulous play tells the story of teenage Billy Fisher; an incurable liar, idle and dishonest, who imagines himself in so many situations that truth and fiction become intermingled, landing him in very hot water!

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Posted: 12/05/2023 by ThickSkin

Our channel jam packed with FREE learning resources, aimed at drama and performing arts students at GCSE / Nationals upwards with curriculum links, allowing students to develop a knowledge of understanding of how theatre is developed and performed.

Posted: 08/02/2023 by Goofus Theatre CIC

Friendship can be anywhere. A magical non-verbal performance using puppetry, mask, music and circus.

Posted: 25/01/2023 by NK Theatre Arts

We can create a bespoke package tailored to specific needs of a school to target certain themes or hit certain curriculum objectives meeting with school staff to discuss the requirements before creating a specific session or performance.

Posted: 25/01/2023 by NK Theatre Arts

Engaging children with stories in a fun and interactive way. During this interactive session, we meet Poppy and Sam who invite the children to join in exploring the world of stories through drama, music, action and song.

Posted: 25/01/2023 by NK Theatre Arts

Bringing Shakespeare to life in a fun way – featuring plays such as Macbeth, Romeo & Juliet or A Midsummer Night’s Dream – NK actors will perform the script in a fun, accessible and engaging way.

Posted: 25/01/2023 by NK Theatre Arts

We create workshops for pupils of all ages as part of your enrichment program. They can be designed to suit a specific theme or subject, based on a specific play or show or simply be encouragement for children to express themselves.