b'LEARNING & PARTICIPATIONThe Customs House delivers a range of creative arts workshops for young people throughout the year. The Customs House Youth Theatre is open to all young people between the ages of 10 and 21 years old. We are an accomplished and respected centre for talent development, with many young people taking their rst step towards a career in the arts with us. Our regular groups for young people take place every week of the academic term. Craft workshops for children and their grown-ups take place during the school holidays. This young talent development work is described as exemplary by Arts Council England.We are recognised as a centre of best practice for Arts Awardand weve received national recognition for our innovative and ground-breaking work with Looked After Children. JESS BASSETTIn 2017 / 18 we worked with over 24,000 people and offered over Former Youth Theatre Member500 sessions for children and young people, achieving more than 700 Arts Awards in the last three years.The Customs House has helped me develop as a performer and a facilitator, and given me an insight into an industry in whichI plan to develop a career. I will be forever grateful for the wonderful opportunities and support I have been given from The Customs House.'