Providers and partners 2020
In alphabetical order
Access to Sports
A community led, innovative sports development project that started off in Finsbury Park in 2002 and now works across Islington, Hackney and Haringey.
Offering socially distanced courses in football, basketball, athletics, tennis, and multi-sports at a range of outdoor spaces.
Chocolate Film Workshops
This award-winning organisation specialises in transforming lives through film.
Offers documentary filmmaking courses
Copenhagen Youth Project
CPY provide a safe, caring, youth-led space for young people where they can learn, develop and build towards a brighter future.They offer both indoor an outdoor activities.
Cubitt Education - Institute of Anything
An artist-led organisation based in Islington. Cubitt works with individuals, schools, community centres and groups providing a diverse range of artist-led activities.
Offers photography courses plus a 12 day Bronze Arts Award course in partnership with world-renowned Central St Martins.
Dragon Hall at Soapbox
The organisation that runs Soap Box aims to enable young people to discover, make and hack the future through new and developing digital technologies.
Offering a wide range of online sessions.
A professional film production company who are passionate about story telling through filmmaking as well as sharing knowledge and experiences through courses and workshops. They create an environment where young people can share their stories, and help bring people together to express their dreams. This year running courses in making films for TikTok and Instagram.
Run professional music studio sessions, artist development, and industry support giving opportunities to perform. Set up by Platinum award-winning local music producer Semothy Jones who has work with among others Lily Allen, Professor Green, Wretch 32, Plan B and Boy Better Know.
Offering a week long mentoring programme called MNTR
Wood That Works
The Wood That Works project aims to offer everyone in the community a fun, safe, and creative space for children, friends and families to come and enjoy quality time together whilst creating wood objects to treasure.
Offers week long courses in carpentry
Head Held High
Run motivational, interactive creative workshops for anyone who wants to develop their confidence. They aim to encourage people to think out of the box and inspire them to take action based on new ideas and goals.
Offering Stand Up for Yourself, a motivational comedy course at Platform.
Delivers everything from creative body art and styling, to photoshoots, workshops, courses and performances. Taking inspiration from our world and all its wonders embracing beautiful things and creating new expressions of art.
Offering dance, body art, drama, drumming, costume and prop making as part of a Carnival Project and performance plus a mindfulness and meditation course.
Islington Boat Club
This charity is dedicated to making watersports free or at affordable prices for all young people. An RYA approved training centre and staffed with Canoe England registered instructors, they deliver accredited courses in range of water sports in the City Road Basin.
Offers taster days and kayaking courses.
Marys Youth Club
Mary’s Youth Club, based in Upper Street, helps young people to be better connected and better equipped with the skills and confidence to form and engage with supportive networks of friends and family, health and social services, businesses and organisations.
Offering First Aid Courses.
Sharon Clarke Cookery
Changing lives through good food. Her motto is "Come, wash your hands, lets cook and then eat in common unity"
Five 4 day couses an on-line offer.