Reflecting on the Progression of Young People Insight

As you've probably noticed, there hasn't been any information about a forum this month, but it's only because we're on a break until October 18th comes around.  However, this doesn't mean that the work has stopped, as this month has given me plenty of time for reflection and allowed me to start putting some ideas … Continue reading Reflecting on the Progression of Young People Insight

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 22: More Promotion

The focus on promotion continued in the lead up to Positive Summer Vibes, as we passed the middle mark of the week.  With just two days left until the event, it is essential for us to get the word out there and ensure that as many people know about the event as possible. Ruth Daniel … Continue reading Creative Futures Programme Day 22: More Promotion

Creative Futures Programme Day 21: Promotion

The final few days before Positive Summer Vibes are all about promotion, promotion, promotion.  Although we do have other tasks to get on with and certain factors that need seeing to, promotion is our main focus in a bid to make our event a success. We got a first look at our printed flyers and … Continue reading Creative Futures Programme Day 21: Promotion

Creative Futures Programme Day 20: Getting Out There

The Creative Futures team continued the in-depth preparations for Positive Summer Vibes, as the day draws nearer and nearer.  We discussed the debate segment of the day, started to assign the necessary job roles and made a promotional plan for the upcoming week. Most of the individuals for the debate panels have been decided upon … Continue reading Creative Futures Programme Day 20: Getting Out There

Creative Futures Programme Day 19: Intense Preparation

The Creative Futures team continued with the in-depth preparation for Positive Summer Vibes on Day 19 of the programme.  Our little family was joined by three more members, who have dived straight in and contributed to our overall plans, especially the promotion aspect. Hip Hop artist, Rodney P, who has been leading out on the … Continue reading Creative Futures Programme Day 19: Intense Preparation

Creative Futures Programme Day 18: In Depth Preparation

It was all about hard work and taking major steps forward during Day 18 of the Creative Futures programme.  Agencia's Ruth Daniel was back with to help us pull off what she calls an "incredible event", as she told us that we "need to move fast now". Although we have got a lot done over … Continue reading Creative Futures Programme Day 18: In Depth Preparation

Creative Futures Programme Day 5: Event Planning

Event planning was today's sole focus at Lives Not Knives, as Alison Surtees helped us with the thorough planning of our live music event on July 26th.  Alison has a background in film, which then led to her setting up a couple of social enterprises, and she now works freelance. Alison wanted to find out … Continue reading Creative Futures Programme Day 5: Event Planning