Upskilling West Lothian

We train and equip young people

Firefly does important work that is proven to have lasting impact on the young people who engage with us. We upskill, train and equip young people with new skills, ability and experiences so that they may develop a passion for working in the arts or develop a suite of transferable skills

Because of us, young people.

  • Demonstrate and learn new skills
  • Develop problem solving skills
  • Are encouraged to take an active role
  • Become playful
  • See what is possible
  • Celebrate creativity and mad ideas
  • Step outside of their comfort zone
  • Believe in themselves
  • Grow holistic skill sets – from planning and admin, to tech support and performing
  • Have increased access to participation in the arts and creative subjects
  • Are signposted to further and higher education opportunities
  • Show self direction
  • Create their own project or company
  • Work and volunteer in the arts