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Pedestrian is an arts education charity based in the heart of Leicester's bustling city centre. We believe that with the right levels of support and timely intervention everyone can achieve their goals, we call this work 'Pioneering Potential’.

We provide education and training to young people at risk and vulnerable adults in Leicester, Leicestershire and across the Midlands. Such individuals are often socially excluded, not in education, employment or training (NEET) or experiencing disadvantage.

Our services include alternative education for 14-16 year olds and socially impactful outreach projects in creative subjects, including music, art, crafts, photography, video, interactive media and performing arts. As a registered centre for awarding bodies NCFE and Arts Award (Trinity College), we are able to offer accredited qualifications up to Level 3, including invigilated assessments as part of Progress 8 qualifications.

We have a strong track record of delivering the very best high quality activity that has seen us complete over 13,000 workshops since 1998. Our programmes and courses embed proven mechanisms that develop confidence, emotional resilience and increase self-esteem. This in turn leads to success in a variety of forms including employment, job creation and education progression.

Our skill set is informed by our core studio staff team and diverse delivery team, experts in their fields with a passion for creating meaningful learning experiences for others. We value the creative industries and the talented professionals within it, championing a learning and development culture for our staff congruent to the learning and development experienced by our participants.