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Launch of CYP’s #Fit4Fun Campaign!

One of CYP’s most popular classes is definitely our football sessions. In fact, all of our members enjoy keeping fit and active, and we want to help them achieve this even more which is why we have just launched our #Fit4Fun campaign! We are looking to raise funds for forty-seven yoga classes, and forty-seven cooking…
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It’s been a busy Autumn for CYP!

On Wednesday 6th November we opened our first ever photography exhibition. ‘Changes’ explores the meaning of community and also showcases the amazing talent of young people at CYP. Accompanied by music performances, spoken word, and speeches. It was a privilege for our volunteers, corporate partners and staff to get to see our young people in…
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CYP in partnership with Ted Baker presents new photography exhibition ‘Changes’

During the past few months, CYP has been running a photography project facilitated by Nathan Singh a Ted Baker creative who has volunteered his time to teach a group of young people from CYP the skills to take high-quality photographs. The group have been working closely with Nathan in exploring different themes surrounding ‘their Community’.…
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Success at the Secure the Bag premiere at Samsung KX

On Saturday 12th October CYP held the first screening of our new short film ‘Secure the Bag’. In partnership with Silver Streak films, young people got a chance to star and work backstage on the film which enabled them with fantastic opportunities to grow and develop their film making experience. Directed by renowned director Femi…
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Countdown to CYP’s Photography Exhibition and Film Showing is on!

Although autumn is in full swing and the days are getting shorter, that still hasn’t stopped our young people from getting their creative juices flowing. We have not one, but two exciting events coming up in which you can view all the work our members have been doing over the past few months. In just…
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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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