Creatively Engaging Education

Working with charities, local authorities, social, youth & arts organisations.

Focusing on youth & community engagement & empowerment.

Utilising creative methods including music, arts, technology & nature.


Coyote Initiatives is a non-profit Community Interest Company and Social Enterprise based in North-East Scotland.


We design and deliver a range of trainings, programmes & projects for children and young people and the professionals who work with them in Scotland and internationally.

Our focus is on youth & community engagement and empowerment, using a wide variety of creative methods and tools including music, arts, technology and nature. We work in partnership with local government, charities, social, youth and other leading organisations.

We offer facilitation and consultation on training, project design/management, fundraising for individuals, groups and organisations in these and other areas.

Directors: Steve Gasgarth, Ollie Clubb, Courtney King
Project Manager, Trainer & Facilitator: Steve Gasgarth
Staff pool: A very awesome pool of trainers, facilitators, musicians, film makers, youth & social workers & more!


We provide our various clients with a range of different services


Unique projects tailored to meet audience needs



Creepy trailer for our collaborative Screening event at Eden Court this Wednesday 13th December!
Some amazing music and film created through our Awards for All project "Music In Action" and Eden Court's ongoing Cashback project - where we also work... lucky us!!
Big Lottery Fund Scotland
Eden Court Theatre and Cinema

Tickets now available from Eden Court Theatre and Cinema box office for our CashBack for Creativity Creative Scotland and Coyote Initiatives projects running since August...come and see films created by talent from the Highlands and Moray! #CB4C #creativitymatters Wed 13th 6pm!

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A taster of one of "Music in Action" project films from our older group in Elgin - such Creativity!
Big Lottery Fund Scotland

psychedelic evening in Elgin with our new music and film group...testing ideas for our film; part of the CashBack for Creativity screening at Eden Court Theatre and Cinema next month on this Coyote Initiatives project #CB4C #creativitymatters Music in Action//Awards for All...turn up the volume to get an idea of the soundtrack...

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Here is the promo for our collaborative screening with Eden Court! The screening will show the film and music we have been creating in our Big Lottery Fund Scotland (Awards for All) funded "Music In Action" project in Moray and Eden Court Theatre and Cinema's Cashback for Communities project in Moray and Highland.

The young people have been amazing and we are very happy to have been able to create with them over the last few months!

Our films and music will soon be available online too. Watch this space :)

#BigLotteryFundScotland #awardsforall #CB4C #CreativityMatters

Incase you didnae ken: the Highlands are hoachin' with creative and talented youth! AND it's our lucky job to reach out and connect with these blossoming visionaries. Digi Team Eden Court Creative have once again joined forces with CashBack for Creativity, as well as the aforementioned young 'uns, and together they've created 15 fantabulous short films which will be screened on WED 13 DEC in our La Scala cinema. Call Box Office now to reserve a free ticket on 01463 234 234 This event has been supported by Creative Scotland, Coyote Initiatives and Cashback for Communities. #CB4C #CreativityMatters #EdenCourtCREATIVE

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We are looking for 2 young people (18-30yrs) from the UK to join a lovely group for a fantastic Youth Exchange we are partners in!
The project takes place 15th-22nd December (including travel days).
If you are interested, please let me know here, or message me, or email me at, and I will send you the Info Pack with all the details.
Then you will be able to complete the application form here:
We look forward to hearing from you :)

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Great Music & Film session with these lot last week at Eden Court! ...

Another #cashbackselfie from last week CashBack for Creativity #CB4C #creativitymatters

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Nice event by and for young people in Forres in a couple of weeks :)
Check it here:
Contact Findhorn Bay Arts for tickets!

Youth Shine

November 10, 2017, 7:30pm - November 10, 2017, 4:00pm

Youth Shine! A spectacular youth arts showcase with music, dance, visual art, drama, a DJ set and more! With performances by young people from across Moray featuring Drumduan School, Moray Dance, Heather's Rising Stars, Dylan Wilson, Bodysurf Scotland Youth Dance and DJ Toby Flynn. Tickets £5, under 12s £3. Tickets can be purchased from Findhorn Bay Arts, 3 Bank Lane Forres. Produced by young people, for young people with the support of Findhorn Bay Arts, Heather Hatch and #YouChoose funding.

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We had an amazing 3 days with these 2 (and one other) young people! It was their first time with Film making & Music production, and we had a lot of fun creating the "Cannibal" horror film and soundtrack with them at Eden Court! Film will soon be available :) ...

2 of the stars of our latest cannibal film (screening in December at Eden Court Theatre and Cinema) #CB4C #creativitymatters CashBack for Creativity #CashbackSelfie Week! YouthLink Scotland Cashback for Communities

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Coyote Initiatives shared Autism Awareness Society's video. ...

WHAT IS AUTISM ? This man explains what is autism using digital animation. Tag and share your Friend

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.@Douglas4Moray as my MP please voice your concerns about #UniversalCredit in today's debate

The track from last nights session - upcoming talent from local hip hop artist!
@EdenCourt #CB4C #creativitymatters

Mini track from Monday's taster session...
@EdenCourt #CB4C #creativitymatters

Some results from a youth exchange in Hungary we supported as Partner Organisation

Concrete Symphony!
Mixing sounds from everyday life in Forres with funky beats & original music. #CreativePlace

Sound Bites created by young people with @WildbirdMoray @coyoteinit now has an Urban Symphony! Watch this space for it's release!


A great first taste of Music Production and Video Editing today @EdenCourt #CB4C #creativitymatters


Too busy to tweet yesterday! Day 2 is already done!
Discovering Inner Readiness
@erasmusplusUK @EUErasmusPlus #epluspeople #ErasmusPlusUK


The daily schedule & programme for our project :)
A successful morning already!
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Findhorn, Moray, Scotland.