Category: Events

Back To School

The good old days In September, all the back-to-school ads come back on our TVs. Some young people are returning to school or starting their apprenticeships. We were all complaining summer was over but reminiscing on the past years and when some of the older lots were in school helped us come to grips with…
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A Jam Packed Summer

Staying Closer to Home As we were in a pandemic last year, still quite a triggering word, everybody at CYP was determined to make this a summer to remember. So we’ve done a lot: Cally fest kicked it off, a mindful walk with the girls, the sports activities we did throughout the six weeks and…
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When in wales

Last Friday, CYP went to wales to Water Fall Country! Before Cyp, some of the young people took over the local MacDonalds to get their breakfast muffins. All with half-open eyes and huffing about how tired they were from ‘ having to wake up at ungodly hours ‘. I mean, what do you expect when…
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What goes on behind closed doors.

Trauma-Informed Practices in the Community with CAHMs At CYP we took part in a project for the Islington Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service, on Trauma-Informed Practices in the Community (CiTIPs). The video captures CYP’s real experience of training provided by CAMHs on trauma-informed practice and general involvement in the community project. KJ, our Therapeutic…
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Let’s look back on July.

It was another great year at the Cally Festival Youth Stage! On Sunday 4th of July, Cally Festival celebrated its 10th year on the Cally, and we were proud to be part of it. Throughout the day, a wide variety of young talent entertained crowds of all ages on our Youth Stage. Throughout the day,…
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Italy Trip

Last week, we sent three young people to Rome to participate in a fake news workshop. The workshop was split up into three days. First day included getting to know the other young people from countries like Lithuania, Germany and France. They were introduced to a method called theater of the oppressed: which allowed them…
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Good news stories May 2022

  As the Football season draws to an end both the CYP senior team (CYPFC) and CYP u16s have both had productive seasons. CYPFC playing out of the Market Road mid-week league finished in fourth position and are through to the semi finals of the cup so could end the season with some silverware. CYP’s…
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Thought provoking new exhibition on life in London for CYP’s young people opening soon in Oxford

Penny Woolcock our patron has curated the Fantastic Cities Exhibition. One installation brings to life the paragraph written by Stephen Griffith our Project Director and Penny Woolcock from the book A Tale of Two Cities. The installations illustrates the same short walk for two very different individuals originally described in discussions at Copenhagen Youth Project…
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A fortnight of shooting arrows & films…

Our summer programme may be coming to an end next week but we’ve had a jam packed couple of weeks of exciting activities. Two weeks ago a group of our young people enjoyed a weekend leadership residential at Hindleap Warren Outdoor centre run by London Youth. From climbing to archery, they took part in many…
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Fashion, music & fun at Cally Festival

Last Sunday, 17th June all our hard work paid off for what was a very successful day at the annual Cally Festival. From fashion shows to music, our young people created an exciting programme of events to keep audiences young and old engaged throughout the afternoon. Thank you to everyone who came along to support…
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