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Sarah Cressall

OBE Sarah Cressall


Sarah Cressall OBE, is the Founder and CEO of The Creation Station, the UK's most recommended activity company, dedicated to inspiring imagination and nurturing potential in children and adults. Sarah was awarded an OBE for her contributions to education, entertainment, and business. Sarah and The Creation Station team have inspired over 1.8 million children and adults, with award-winning art and crafts classes, clubs, workshops, parties, and events. Her leadership extends to over 70 franchise partners in the UK and Canada, creating a dynamic, supportive and friendly franchise partner family that makes a difference through positive creative experiences.

As a keynote speaker and #1 best-selling author of 'Creative Sparks,' Sarah's experiences from adventurous exploits to reflective retreats in Buddhist monasteries have shaped her resilient and dynamic approach to business and life. Her achievements have earned her numerous accolades in the franchising, education, and leisure sectors, affirming her status as a pivotal figure in integrating creativity into education, entertainment, and business. Sarah’s three sons have moved away from home and now she live in Exmouth, Devon with her fabulous husband Duncan and Cockapoo dog Luna! Sarah's life beyond her professional success is filled with adventure, family, fun and a commitment to inspire others to nurture potential and live a fulfilling, impactful, and joyful life.



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