Author: CYP

Hello Snowdonia!

Last week CYP members were treated to a weekend away in Snowdonia, Wales. Even with rain, heavy wind, our young people were determined to reach the top. The weather may have been treacherous but fortunately, most of our young people managed to reach the summit. Although it was a flying visit, our young people found…
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Summer Shenanigans at CYP!

Our summer programme has been in full swing at CYP, and it’s safe to say that CYP members have definitely been spoilt for choice with so many activities going on this year! We kicked off summer 2019 with our new filming project for an upcoming short film about life in Islington called ‘Secure the Bag’.…
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Summer is here at CYP!

Summer is in full swing here at CYP and there are plenty of sizzling activities for you to get involved in. There’s something for everyone in our itinerary. If you’re feeling sporty then we have a whole host of football tournaments to get involved in, as well as circuit training. Or if you would much…
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CYP @ Islington Community Festival

It was another fantastic evening celebrating what young people at CYP can do at Islington Community Festival last Wednesday. It was also a chance for various community groups in Islington to get together, along with a host of performances and a speech from Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn. Wonderful evening at the Celebrate Islington Community Festival.…
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Success at Cally Festival 2019

Last Sunday saw Cally Festival’s ninth year on the Cally and it was one of the most successful ones to date. Throughout the day a wide variety of young talente kept crowds of all ages entertained on our Youth Stage. Crowds enjoyed music from all genres from pop, to grime, acoustic, musical theatre and rap…
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Countdown to Cally Fest is on!

Hopefully, you should have all heard by now that this years Cally Festival will be taking place on 23rd June on Caledonian Road between 12-6pm. As always CYP will be making a big presence as we will be running the Youth Stage. If you’ve not been to the Cally Festival before then you will be…
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Exciting times at CYP: Charlie Sloth, Ted Baker and final Cally Fest auditions!

It has yet again been another exciting few weeks filled with opportunity for our young people at CYP. The final auditions for this years Cally Festival happened at Tileyard Studios in London. Once again, we saw some amazing talent and our young people even got a chance to meet Charlie Sloth who just so happened…
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From Cally Road to California

It’s been a busy and exciting past few months here at CYP! Last week Project Director Steve Griffith and CYP member and Trustee Ahmed Faid went on a very special trip to Los Angeles. Yes that’s right, CYP have officially gone global! They met with Facebook and Snapchat to discuss an exciting new project. Watch…
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Cally Festival Auditions

The Easter Holidays have sure brought out the creative juices of our CYP members! We kicked of this years holidays with auditions for the Youth Stage for this year’s Cally Festival (which is happening on June 23rd – don’t forget to put it in your diaries!). We saw a wide range of talent from singing,…
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BBC’s Radio 4 PM: Anatomy of a Stabbing

This week CYP are being featured on BBC’s Radio 4’s ‘PM’ Programme. The topical debate show has been reporting on how knife crime and gang culture has devastatingly impacted the Islington community, and in particular follows the story of Michelle McPhillips as she seeks justice for the murder of her only son JJ McPhillips. Our…
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