Telephone: 0151 541 2170


Whitby Hall Lodge,
Stanney Ln,
Ellesmere Port
CH65 6QY

Who we are

Edsential is a Community Interest Company (CiC) owned by Cheshire West and Chester and Wirral councils: as a CiC, any money we generate is reinvested back into our schools. Our mission is to help improve outcomes for children and young people.

What we do

Edsential CiC aims to encourage young people to explore their artistic and creative potential. We directly work with over 80,000 children annually to enable young people to open their minds, understand the power of creativity and have a platform to achieve. We aim to broaden horizons, support classroom learning and contribute to raising attainment.

Bringing culture to you

We provide: Artists and Musicians in Schools, Arts and Performance Festivals and events, Instrumental lessons and hire, Music Centres, Residential Centres and Tours, Exam Support Courses, Duke of Edinburgh Awards, JASS (Junior DofE), whole school INSET and CPD, Pupil's Voice app, Level 1 Safeguarding training for schools and cultural organisations.


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