Enabling young Londoners to lead happy, healthy lives and create change for themselves and their community through arts and creative activities.
We support our member youth and community organisations to provide young people with opportunities to learn through, about and with arts and creative activities. After a year of missed school and heightened anxiety, many young people have struggled to stay engaged and motivated. Creative activities and time with their friends will be crucial to help them re-engage with trusted adults and refocus, as well as provide an safe outlet to explore and express following a lifechanging and challenging experience.
Alongside our members, we are proud to work with brilliant partners in the creative and cultural sectors, including Wac Arts, Young Urban Arts Foundation, Immediate Theatre and several London-based freelance artists, to programme creative activities for young people and support long-term and sustainable relationship between the youth and creative sectors for the benefit of young Londoners.
Through our Arts & Creative Development programmes and projects we aim to:
Our Arts & Creative Development Programmes and more
Throughout the year, London Youth will put on a series of events for young people and youth organisations, such as our annual Arts Weekender at one of our residential centres, and activities during the school holidays where we introduce young people to artists and arts organisations and provide opportunity to explore new art forms in a safe and supportive environment.