Back to School

It was back to school for young people this week, Some starting secondary school or sixth form for the first time. Maybe others will be returning to college, After the holidays, it's a return to the classroom. School can be a whole lot of fun, With the friends you make and teachers you learn from. … Continue reading Back to School

What does fun mean for young people?

With the festive season in full swing, fun is the word on many people's lips and in many people's minds.  In a time filled with reports of economic crises, poverty and mindless violence, we need fun to create a happy medium. I've spent some time speaking to a variety of young people, finding out what … Continue reading What does fun mean for young people?

What does fun mean for young people?

With young people returning to school, college or university this month, fun may not be at the forefront of their minds (although it is said that there is a lot of fun to be had at university).  However, there is  a lot of fun to be had during term time and some young individuals may … Continue reading What does fun mean for young people?

Creative Futures Programme Day 23

Yesterday was the final day of the Creative Futures Programme, as Positive Summer Vibes comes to the LNK unit in Croydon tomorrow from 10am until 6pm.  After six weeks of preparation, learning new skills, gaining nuggets of knowledge and building up a network, our project had come to a close. However, yesterday was not a … Continue reading Creative Futures Programme Day 23

Creative Futures Programme Day 6: Ableton

A fun, energetic vibe filled the Lives Not Knives unit as we were introduced to the software programme, Ableton, by Esa Williams.  Esa has been working with the software since 2005 and he also does one-to-one workshops in studios.  He says that Ableton "allows you to express yourself musically without being a musician". Ableton allows … Continue reading Creative Futures Programme Day 6: Ableton