Author: CYP

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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Honoured by the Mayor – Islington Civic Awards 2019

Our project director Stephen Griffith was one of eight inspirational Islington residents were given a civic award by the Mayor Councillor Dave Poyser at the assembly hall in Upper Street last Thursday, 14th March. Steve spoke to the Islington Gazette, who sponsored the awards, about his work at CYP and how he feels to be…
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Amazing funding news from The National Lottery Community Fund!

We’re delighted to announce that The National Lottery Community Fund has awarded CYP £222,874 in a three year deal to help local young people. This funding will support our Who am I to work? programme to provide a range of services from centre based youth work to street counselling. It will support young people to…
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February half term: Football, flip out and food!

We may already be into March and preparing for Easter but February half term was a memorable one! From winning our first U19 football tournament organised by London Youth to bouncing around at a trampoline park, every day was full of activities. Eating healthily is very important when you’re busy and cooking club was the…
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Exciting new vacancy at CYP!

We are currently looking for an Administration & Communications Officer to work as part of our small but very busy team. It is a completely new role and it will be really varied – from volunteer recruitment to social media – every day will be different! This would be an excellent opportunity to learn more…
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