Youths working together

Join Our Marketing & Events Steering Group

Join the Marketing and Events Team and bring your creativity to projects that will make a real difference to young people like you!

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Youth Art Exhibition

From March 2019, there will be a dedicated youth art gallery in the Garden of Reflection to celebrate the creativity and achievements of young people here.

​​We are inviting schools, community and voluntary sector, arts organisations or individuals who would like to host an art exhibition for 2 weeks during 2019 to complete the expression of interest form.

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#Disrupt

We are looking for 20 “Disruptors” who can make change happen by working with us to solve a local problem facing young people.  You must be 24 years old or under to take part.

In return, we will support you by:

  • Developing your critical analysis skills
  • Giving you free training in Design Thinking
  • Spending up to £10k on your solution.

Applications are welcome from 4th Febraury 2019

Apply

or call Brian O’Neill  on 028 71 352 693.

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Youth Street Art

The PEACE IV Youth Street Art project aims to support young people to engage in active citizenship projects via street art.

Project proposals are invited from young people, artists, arts organisations working together and others to deliver a structured programme where, over 6 months of active work, young people will discover and explore street art mediums to be used in practice to express and share social messages.

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Youth 19 Arts Festival Fund

If you are aged 12-24 and have an event idea, we can give you the money to help make your idea a reality. 

The Youth 19 Arts Festival Fund offers young people the opportunity to apply for financial support of up to £500 from Derry City and Strabane District Council to run an event during the Youth Arts Festival from 26th June-7th July. 

See full information  HERE and the Easy Read version HERE

Download your Application Form HERE and return by email to youth19artsfestival@derrystrabane.com or by post to

Youth 19 Arts Festival Fund

c/o Derry City & Strabane District Council

98 Strand Road

Derry

BT48 7NN

 

All applications should be received no later than 15th March at 5pm.

 

Scoring guidelines for Youth Arts Support Grant Aid are available here. 

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Youth Zone

The Youth Zone will give young people aged 12-24 the opportunity to take the lead in consulting with their peers, research existing shared space and youth zone models and the chance to work with a consultant who will develop the feasibility study and business case.

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Got an idea

Submit Ideas

Do you have an idea for Youth 19? Is there something you think could help improve the lives of young people aged 12-24? Let us know in the link below.

I Have an Idea