Autistic Eye


A social enterprise providing an opportunity for individuals on the autistic spectrum to share their creativity in a positive and insightful way.



Boundless Magazine (Arkbound Publishing)


A Bristol based magazine and social enterprise promoting local perspectives on artistic talent, community development, social inclusion and sustanability  with articles on international and national issues.



Changing Tunes


A charity that uses music teaching, rehearsing, recording, performance, improvisation and composition to aid the rehabilitation of prisoners and ex-prisoners.



Fine Cell Work


A Social enterprise training prisoners in paid, skilled, creative needlework to foster hope, discipline and self-esteem.



The Koestler Trust


Prison-Arts Charity awarding, selling artworks through exhibitions by offenders, detainees and secure patients.



Sixty One: Mentor Me


A group of Bristol charities, churches and businesses working co-operatively to help ex-prisoners lead crime-free lives. 

Mentor Me is their specifc mentoring organisation offering ex-offenders support, encouragement and care on release from prison.



Victim Support


An independent charity working towards a world where people affected by crime or traumatic events get the support they need and the respect they deserve. Helping people feel safer and finding the strength to move beyond crime. Free support, confidential and tailored to your needs. 


Mentoring offenders and ex-offenders to find not only a new creativity, but a new life


The total UK Prison Population in 2018 was

84,405 in England and Wales, 78,844 males.


The cost to the tax payer of reoffending is estimated to be £9.5 to £13 billion annually.

Around half of all crime is commited by people who have already been through the criminal justice system. 



Our work is dependent on voluntary funding and grants 


Please help keep this vital work going.

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Prodigal Arts CIO is a charity registered in England and Wales, Charity Number 1169287