Workshops, Artist Support, Studio Space, Work Experience
IOU is a centre for learning with a shared multi-artform interdisciplinary practice for unexpected places that benefits artists, adults, children and young people.
With 10,000 feet of studio, workshop, exhibition and gallery space at our Creation Centre and overnight accommodation at the IOU Hebden Bridge Hostel, we support the development of skills and talent through workshops, artist support, studio space, work experience and mentoring.
Where creativity thrives
Specialist professional artists deliver IOU’s workshop programme with masterclasses and short courses to develop existing skills and teach new ones.
Suitable for community groups, adults, children and young people at all levels. Check programme for details.
We help support and produce artists and artist groups to deliver productions and reach audiences and communities through IOU’s Space, Time, Tools, Advice programme.
Space | Time | Tools | Advice for individuals or groups from any discipline.
Currently in the Studio
Find out who is currently working in our Dean Clough studio.
Artists In Residence
6 month live in residencies at the IOU Hebden Bridge Hostel
Monthly taster workshops across a range of activities
Workshops, short courses and masterclasses
Internships, work experience and volunteering
"Very atmospheric, sets the imagination and memories whirring."Audience Member, Fulcrum
Cure was a remarkable achievement, holding a mirror up to our society’s dis-easeDorothy Prior, Total Theatre Magazine
"IOU's achievement in galvanising an intense, childlike response and reawakening our sense of wonder, is considerable"The Independent