Summer activities

Organisations 

Summer activities 

Ben Kinsella Trust

Choice and Consequence Exhibition

Take part in an extraordinary workshop that is like nothing you ever done before. Travel through a series of themed rooms and see how the choices you make can lead to consequences you might not have expected. Using theatre, role play, quizzes and video you will be taken through a series of scenarios related to knife crime. Learn more about how the choices we make can not only affect you but also those around you. 

www.benkinsella.org.uk

Workshops can be booked by schools or youth groups. 

Email: sophia.antoniazzi@benkinsella.org.uk 

Phone: 07712 306103.

Twitter: @kinsellatrust

London Village Network

London Village Network (LVN) is a grassroots organisation that was set up in 2014. Founder Rachael Box and a team of volunteers have worked with over 300 young people to create a series of programmes that put young people in control.

Instagram: London Village Network

www.lvn.org.uk

Register to all activities via the LVN app here on Google Play or the Apple Store. Alternatively email: knowmore@londonvillagenetwork.com

LVN Mini Reporters

Are you 18-24? Do you live & breathe social media? Have you got what it takes to join our social media team? 

Register via the London Village Network app, search interests under 'Media, PR, Advertising & Journalism' and click ‘I Want To Go’

LVN & Maxwell D Music Competition

Have you ever wanted to produce your own track? This is your opportunity to win studio time with UK chart topping grime artist Maxwell D - Formally Pay As You Go.

Register via the London Village Network app, search interests under 'Film, Theatre & Music Industry' and click ‘I Want To Go’

LVN & Event Academy Competition

This is a unique opportunity for young people to win a chance to gain a certificate in Events management.

Applicant criteria:

Islington Resident, 18 to 25-years-old with a keen interest in events and in their community.

Register via the London Village Network app, search interests under 'Hospitality, Tourism, Catering & Events' and click ‘I Want To Go’

Mayor's Office

From dance classes to kayaking, football to theatre, youth groups across the capital are putting on activities for young Londoners. The list is growing! Check back regularly for new activities. The interactive map brings all the great stuff going on for young people in London into one place.

www.london.gov.uk/our-london

Splash

Interactive youth club sessions, with football and badminton.

Every Saturday, 12pm-3pm and every Sunday, 4pm-7pm at Workhouse, Poplar High Street, E14 0AF.

Email: splashsafe1@gmail.com

Phone: 020 7510 7799 / 079 5757 7795

Hoxton Hall

Dancy Company

If you're aged 14 to 19, be part of our dance company, devise and develop original work with professional choreographers as well as some of the most exciting dance companies in London. Performing hip hop, contemporary and street dance, with some of the finest dancers in Hackney. Join us on tour and perform to thousands at events. No previous dance experience required, anyone is welcome to join in. Find out more here.

Every Monday, 6pm-8pm at Hoxton Hall 130 Hoxton St, N1 6SH

Email: youtharts@hoxtonhall.co.uk

Phone: 0207 684 0060

Digital Music Studio

If you're aged 14 to 19, and you’re a musician looking to raise your profile or join a group you’ve come to the right place. Under the guidance of professional musicians and tutors, we offer you the chance to sing, play and create using a variety of instruments solo or as part of a group. Our band meets weekly to experiment together and create a truly original sound in our production room.
Musicians of any kind are welcome to come along and try out different styles. Find out more here.

Every Saturday, 2pm-4pm at Hoxton Hall 130 Hoxton St, N1 6SH

Email: youtharts@hoxtonhall.co.uk

Phone: 0207 684 0060

Youth Arts Board

If you're aged 14-19, work with other young people who are interested in creative production and create exciting events and influence the artistic programme for the whole of Hoxton Hall Youth Arts. As part of Hoxton Hall Youth Arts Board you will get the opportunity to be involved in how the organisation is run and you will get the opportunity to create your own events. This is a great opportunity for anyone who wants to work in the arts and creative industries, to gain valuable experience, to build their CV and portfolio. Find out more here.

Every Tuesday, 6pm-8pm at Hoxton Hall 130 Hoxton St, N1 6SH

Email: youtharts@hoxtonhall.co.uk

Phone: 0207 684 0060

Oasis 

Oasis is a movement of volunteers, activists and professionals that works in 36 communities across the UK. 

www.oasisuk.org

Email: louisa.parrales@oasiswaterloo.org

Friday Feasts

Play, eat relax, repeat! A free lunch served midday every Friday through the summer holidays. Activities, cooking, meeting the animals and time to relax, all ages welcome at Oasis Farm Waterloo from 11am-2pm.

30th August

Email: farm@oasiswaterloo.org

Spotlight

Spotlight is a free creative youth service by young people, for young people – giving you access to art studios, film, design and broadcast facilities.

With centres across London (Lansbury, Mile End, Bromley North, Bromley South, Bow East and Poplar), activities are running throughout the summer.

https://wearespotlight.com

Youth Realities

‘Deepin Dance’ is a free course for young women aged 12 to 25, delivered by resident dance coach Odette Mifele, who has danced with stars such as Kizz Daniel. 

It's a fun, engaging and uplifting session based around confidence building, non-competitive fitness and female empowerment. 

Every Friday evening (5pm-7pm) at Burnt Oak Leisure Centre, Watling Avenue, HA8 0NP

Instagram: @youthrealities

Email: info@youthrealities.co.uk 

Phone: 075 5102 2824 

Organisations

Fearless.org

Crimestoppers’ youth service Fearless.org educates and empowers young people to make informed decisions about crime through workshops across the country.

Email: Alexa.Loukas@crimestoppers-uk.org

For Jimmy: Safe Havens

Safe Havens are places young people can turn to if they feel they are in danger. Shops and businesses display a sticker that promises protection and builds a safer community on your local high street.

www.forjimmy.org

Email: hello@forjimmy.org.uk

Phone: 020 8852 7855

Instagram: @forjimmyhq

Leap Confronting Conflict 

Leap Confronting Conflict is a 10-day course for 16 to 21-year-olds in London, giving you the opportunity to reflect on personal and relationship conflict – in order to learn new skills and respond differently in situations.

The course includes a weekend residential, where you will develop resilience and teambuilding skills.

Instagram: @leap_cc

My Life My Say

Empowers young people to participate in democracy, by creating spaces for dialogue across communities and generations, and by providing young and socially excluded citizens with the tools to lead change within society.

www.mylifemysay.org.uk

Email: info@mlms@org.uk

Phone: 0330 133 0353

Redthread

Redthread’s specialist youth workers meet young people when they most need help – in a hospital A&E department, on a ward or in a doctor’s waiting room. We provide support to help you achieve your goals. 

Email: info@redthread.org.uk

Phone: 0203 744 6888

Twitter: @Redthreadyouth

Scouts

The Scouts help young people with skills for life, encouraging over 460,000 6 to 25-year-olds to do more, learn more and be more.  

They're about teamwork, leadership and resilience – skills that have helped Scouts become everything from teachers and social workers to astronauts and Olympians. 

www.scouts.org.uk

StreetDoctors

StreetDoctors teaches life-saving skills to young people at risk of youth violence across the UK. These sessions will give you the vital skills and confidence needed to act when someone is bleeding or unconscious – empowering you to keep yourself, and others, safe in your community.

www.streetdoctors.org 

Street Games

Street Games harnesses the power of sport to create positive change in the lives of young people right across the UK.

www.streetgames.org

Email: info@streetgames.org

Instagram: streetgamesuk

The Last Stand

The Last Stand is the largest street football tournament. Created to unite communities and break down social, cultural and religious barriers through sport.  

www.thelaststand.co.uk

Email: info@thelaststand.co.uk

Instagram: @_thelaststand_

UK Youth 

UK Youth is a leading national charity, committed to providing access to appropriate high-quality services in every community so that young people are empowered to build bright futures, regardless of their background or circumstances.

www.ukyouth.org

UK Youth work with a number of associated organizations that offer a number of activities, including:

Bigga Fish

Bigga Fish is a social enterprise providing a performance platform for young creatives and education in events management and marketing for 14 to 17-year-olds. 

Email: info@biggafish.com

Phone: 020 7729 9944

www.biggafish.com

Ealing Council – Integrated Youth Service

The Ealing Youth and Connexions service provides services to empower and inspire young people to make positive life choices. Their services are designed for young people in Ealing aged 13 to 19-years-old and up to 25-years for those with additional needs.

Phone: 020 8825 5777

www.youngealing.co.uk/useful-services

Shadow Youth Alliance

The main aims of The Shadow Youth Alliance (SYA) are to provide educational and recreational facilities to young people. SYA was established in 2000 by local young people who were concerned with the poor level of youth provision within the Bethnal Green North Ward of Tower Hamlets. 

Email: info@shadowyouthalliance.co.uk

www.shadowyouthalliance.co.uk