Acclaimed hauntings at the New Soft Touch Building

Ghoul Kieran

On 31st of October 2013, the new Soft Touch Arts building was taken over by the land of the dead; giving local businesspeople a fright as they walked around the new building, where the plans for the building were unveiled. The whole bottom floor of the building was used; in the main room there were drinks and socialising between business’ and young people happening, as well as speeches from Soft Touch to Lady Gretton and the unveiling plans for the future Soft Touch Arts building. It the back rooms there was the opportunity for guests to play the Soft Touch […] Read more »



Hello, I’m Tom. I started at Soft Touch early October for my third year placement at De Montfort University. This is for my course, Youth and Community Development and I should be around until about March 2014… Hopefully i’ll get to know people pretty quickly! Since I have started at Soft Touch, i’ve been getting involved in loads of awesome projects, the first of these being the ‘Mash-Up’ project over in Coalville! This session is based at a skate park, and gets loads of young people heading down to see what they can have a go at. The first week […] Read more »



Hi I’m Hattie, I am a student on placement at Soft Touch and will be with the team from October until March. I am currently studying Youth and Community Development at DMU and hope to become a youth worker in future. I have been on a range of sessions already including art/sculpture sessions at New Parks Adventure Playground which was a fantastic way of seeing how the team deliver the sessions and how the young people and their communities respond to the work. The young people were all actively engaged in the session and seemed to very enjoy creating their […] Read more »