The Hidden Voices Resource

Hidden Voices is a toolkit of arts activities. It has been designed to help dads in prison reflect on the impact of their offending on their children at home. 

Everything needed to deliver Hidden Voices is contained in one ‘kitbag’. Find out more about the Hidden Voices resource and how to order a 'kitbag' here. 

The full resource is also available for FREE download here: 

- Facilitator notes

- Lyric sheets

- Activity sheets

- Graphics Model Sheet

- Bubbles illustrated scenerios 

- Word stew cards

- Song 1 - Dear Me

- Song 2 - Gone

- Song 3 - We March On

- Song 4 - Cyclone

- Track 5 - Rapping backing track

- Track 6 - Writing the Blues backing track

Disclaimers and Credits

Purchasers and users of Hidden Voices have a non-exclusive licence to reproduce the songs and all other related materials as required solely for their own use within their organisation in connection with delivery of the resource. 

No part of the Hidden Voices resource may be shared outside of their organisation or reproduced or distributed without the prior specific written consent of nepacs and Helix Arts. 

Nothing within Hidden Voices should be taken to constitute professional advice or a formal recommendation. Users should take advice to determine the safe use of Hidden Voices. 

In no event will nepacs and Helix Arts be liable for any incidental, indirect, consequential, punitive or special damages of any kind, or any other damages whatsoever, including, without limitation, those resulting from the loss of prodit, loss of contracts, loss of reputation, goodwill, data, information, income or business relationships. 

Thank you to the young people from the nepacs Youth Project and dads from HMP Kirklevington Grange. Your openness and creativity have made Hidden Voices possible.

Special thanks to Beccy Owen, Will Lang and Hope London.
Design and illustration by Sally Pilkington, Morph Creative 

For more information on Hidden Voices and to find out how you can use it, please contact nepacs on or call 0191 332 3810.

Hidden Voices was made possible with grant funding from the Ministry of Justice and with the support of the Tees and Wear Reform Prisons. 

Delivered in partnership with Helix Arts, an Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisation.