Discover Young Hackney 2023

This summer, Discover Young Hackney returns to bring arts and culture to Hackney’s young people. The initiative aims to develop the creative skills of 13- 19-year-olds (up to 25 with SEND) and provide routes into the cultural and creative industries. The programme also raises the profile of cultural organisations that run high-quality activities for young people in Hackney.

To celebrate Discover Young Hackney’s 16th year, we have partnered with some of Hackney’s leading arts and cultural organisations, including but not limited to Hackney Shed, Children with Voices and Arcola Theatre.

We have also partnered with a record number of new organisations, allowing you to discover a wider range of art forms and creative opportunities. This year’s programme features ceramics retreats, experiencing behind-the-scenes of an opera production and becoming an avatar dancer.

You can sign up now by clicking the link here. Industry professionals lead all events and activities and are either free or low cost. Places are limited and are going fast.

In the meantime, follow us on social media for Discover Young Hackney updates and all things arts & culture for young people ages 13 -19 and up to 25 with SEND.

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