Summerversity and Launchpad


For over 20 years Islington Council has been funding free activities and opportunities over the summer holidays.

Summerversity gives young people aged 13+ who live or go to school or college in Islington the chance to learn new skills, develop interests and talents, make new contacts and most of all have fun.

The Launchpad programme helps young people 16+ prepare for work, careers and further education. Many courses offer accreditations leading to a nationally recognised qualifications – great for CVs.

This years programme is larger than ever with over 70 courses and drop in events spread over 20 venues in Islington. It is all being coordinated by Isledon Arts CIC who have consulted with young people and then partnered with over 20 organisations to bring together this exciting high quality programme.

Places on the courses are available on a first-come first-served basis and open to all. We recommend that you register and book as soon as possible. There are also lots of drop in sessions. Most activities are suitable for complete beginners and no previous experience is required.

All the venues are fully accessible.

How to book

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