CapeUK is a creative learning, training and development agency founded 20 years ago in the North of England.

We work in partnership with organisations and companies regionally, nationally and internationally to inspire, nurture and develop creative potential.

We collaborate with organisations and companies that share our values including formal and non-formal education settings, local authorities, health, youth and community, the creative industries and the business community in order to design and share innovative approaches.

CapeUK also currently hold an Arts Council England Bridge role in Yorkshire and the Humber which focuses on increasing access to the Arts and Culture for Children and Young People.

Want to know why arts, culture and creativity make a real difference to the lives of children and young people? Take a look at this evidence.

CapeUK began in 1997 as a not-for-profit organisation and we continue to operate as a not-for-profit charitable trust. We have led national and regional creative partnership programmes. We've also played a key role in advising government on creativity and learning.



• Places creativity at the heart of inspired teaching, learning and leadership

CapeUK is committed to improving the lives of children and young people – preparing them to face the future with creativity and self-belief. Our team works with schools, youth and community organisations, universities, the cultural and creative sector and other agencies which share our aims.

• Encourages creativity in business and enterprise

CapeUK provide the strategies and techniques that allow innovation to flourish. Our expertise will develop the creative confidence and capacity of your teams – tailored to your needs. Find out more about our professional development offer.

• Is the Yorkshire & the Humber Arts Council England Bridge organisation 

Since April 2012, we've been Arts Council England's Bridge organisation for Yorkshire and the Humber, working with the arts and cultural sectors in the region to help children and young people have access to great arts experiences. For more information about this role, please visit the Arts Council Bridge section of the website.

• Offers bespoke creative interventions to schools

CapeUK works with you to realise and release creative potential, designing, planning and delivering creative interventions to transform learning and teaching. We find solutions that work for your school, with your children and in your local community. No two schools are the same: we tailor our approach to your school, your staff and your pupils. 

• Provide creative CPD events & workshops for adults working with children and young people 

Our professional learning programme aims to help you drive change and sustainability, grow new ideas and behaviours, enable creative development, introduce analysis, understand creative processes, experience creativity and be engaging. 


For more information, please contact the team on 0113 322 3050 or email

CapeUK is registered in England as a company limited by guarantee – number 3345236 and as a registered charity – number 1074583