Arts Council England
Arts Council England is a government-funded body dedicated to promoting the performing, visual and literary arts in England.
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Arts Council of Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
The official body that funds and develops the arts in Northern Ireland. It distributes public money and National Lottery funds to develop and deliver a wide variety of arts projects, events and initiatives across Northern Ireland.
Arts Council of Wales | Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru
The official body that funds and develops the arts in Wales. It distributes funding from the Welsh Government and The National Lottery. Y corff swyddogol sy’n ariannu a datblygu’r celfyddydau yng Nghymru. Mae’n dosbarthu cyllid o Lywodraeth Cymru a’r Loteri Genedlaethol.
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Bristol Recovery Orchestra
Part of the Bristol Drugs Project, the Bristol Recovery Orchestra creates original acoustic pieces guided by the team during open and friendly sessions. Dust off any under-played instruments you might have at home, or try your hand at playing some of the instruments provided. The weekly orchestra group is for anyone affected by problematic drug […]
Cascade Creative Recovery
A community-based, peer-led charity that empowers people to find and sustain recovery from substance misuse. Projects include a community choir, open mic nights, drama and creative writing
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Creative Scotland
Creative Scotland is the public body that supports the arts, screen and creative industries across all parts of Scotland on behalf of everyone who lives, works or visits here. It distributes funding from the Scottish Government and The National Lottery.
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Edinburgh Recovery Activities (ERA)
Edinburgh Recovery Activities is a project set up to provide fulfilling and enjoyable experiences for those in recovery. Trips, groups, meet-ups, one-off events and training. It includes trips to art galleries and a creative writing group.
Fallen Angels Dance Theatre
Chester, Liverpool, Greater Manchester
Fallen Angels Dance Theatre supports those in recovery from addiction or mental health adversity through dance, performance and creativity.
Geese Theatre Company
Geese Theatre Company A theatre company enabling people in criminal justice and social welfare settings to make positive changes through bespoke group work projects, performances and training events. Since 1987, Geese Theatre Company has been at the forefront of arts in criminal and social justice settings. The company is renowned for its ability to engage with […]
Supporting those in recovery from addiction through the medium of creative film, media and photography.
Lost Souls Poetry Night
Wandsworth, North London
Sober-friendly open-mic nights in Wandsworth, London.
National Criminal Justice Arts Alliance
United Kingdom
The NCJAA ensures that the arts are used within the criminal justice system as a springboard for positive change. We provide a network to promote, develop and support high-quality arts practice in criminal justice settings, influencing and informing government, commissioners and the public.
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New Central Media
New Central Media is a publishing and media platform that seeks to elevate and co-produce media with those with lived and living experience of addiction and recovery.
New Note Orchestra
Award-winning Brighton-based, New Note Orchestra is the first orchestra in the world designed to support people affected by addiction. It was launched in 2015 to provide a safe space where people could recover from addiction. They compose their own music and in 2019 the musicians and Music Director Conall Gleeson were recognised for their composition […]
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Not Saints
Sobriety-based recovery record label and events company. Not Saints releases music from bands and solo artists in recovery from around Brighton.
Our Space (Theatre Royal Plymouth) 
A creative programme that works with adults who face a variety of challenges, including homelessness, mental health issues and substance misuse. Website:
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Outside Edge Theatre Company
London, E1
A theatre company and participatory arts charity supporting recovering addicts and those affected by addiction, including their families, carers and champions.
Passenger Recovery
Worldwide Resources, articles and support for sober musicians. The website includes a tool kit for touring and travelling musicians who need help and support while sober on the road. 
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Portraits of Recovery 
A Manchester-based visual arts charity supporting people and communities in recovery from substance use. Website:
Recoverist Theatre Project
Islington, London
Part of the Islington People’s Theatre project, which uses applies theatre and creative practices with vulnerable and marginalised groups, including adults in recovery.
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Small Performance Adventures
Workshops, performances and events. It works in partnership with organisations in the fields of recovery, mental health, criminal justice, homelessness and education.
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The Mixed Bag Players are a York-baed theatre group, associated with York in Recovery. They are currently rehearsing for a play which is a comedy about schizophrenia, called Nightingales Game, Pretend To Be Like Who?
The Outsiders Project
Boscombe An organisation working with outsider artists in the community, giving a voice to the unheard and marginalised.
Turn Up For Recovery 
“Like like Macmillan coffee mornings, but for music and recovery” Turn Up For Recovery promotes fundraising gigs anyone around the world can put on, bringing people together to talk about recovery and raise funds to help provide treatment at Crossroads Antigua Centre for those in need.
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Vita Nova
Boscombe, Bournemouth
Vita Nova is a community theatre group for those in recovery from drug and alcohol abuse. It is a creative arts organisation and recovery community, energised and sustained by members and volunteers to help young people and prevent future harm.
A theatre company based in Devon committed to working with and for marginalised communities.
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Are you an addiction recovery arts organisation? Are you an organisation that supports recovery arts? Maybe you run a sober open mic, or an addiction support agency that has arts meet ups. If you want to be included in this ever growing directory, use the contact form bellow.