We are part of the solution. The secret is in our name. Every year Creative Youth Network gives thousands of young people a taste and thirst for the arts and culture and the joy, life-skills and opportunity they bring.
But we want more.
Creative YOU is our campaign showcasing how we, you and the engaged, emerging and amazing young creatives we support, come together.
We want to reveal how, together, we are ambition, quality, cultural democracy and social mobility in action.
Download our Creative YOU report
Following recent events in America, and ongoing everyday injustices in the UK and the world over, Creative Youth Network stands in solidarity with black and minority ethnic people and especially the young people we work with and support. Read more
Baroness Diana Barran MBE visits The Station to talk to young people and youth workers about their needs and issues. Read more
Grant tells us about his experience visiting organisations around the UK to see re-developed buildings. He's part of our Courts youth steering group and he's here to make sure the vision for the building has young voices at the heart of it. Read more
Find out how we've made a difference to young lives in 2017 and join us for our AGM to hear young people's stories. Read more
‘Pansexuality’, originating from the Greek word ‘pan’ meaning ‘all’ or ‘every’, meaning you're attracted to people of all genders; including people who don't identify with any gender (agender).
For me, pansexuality means that whether you identify as woman, man, non-binary or gender fluid; who you are as a person is most important, not your gender.
Owen shares his mission as a LGBTQ+ wellbeing practitioner - to equip young people with proacting coping skills that are healthy and beneficial: self-compassion, circles of control and connection.
Find out what trans young people have taught us about what makes them feel welcome and how to make spaces safer for everyone to be themselves.
"As a queer youth worker, I am no longer just trying to make youth spaces safe for LGBTQ+ young people who access them. I also am making them safe for me to also be myself. And it’s only when I’m myself that young people get the best youth worker I can be."
Bradley talks about his personal experience of facing discrimination and kicks off our celebration of LGBT+ History Month.
We are working with the most vulnerable young people on a one to one and small group basis. We are here for you.
As we approach Bristol’s Mayoral election, we'll see an increasing tempo to political life in the city.
From 21st Dec - 4th Jan, we are providing a reduced service. We are still working with vulnerable young people we are currently supporting. We will not be providing any other provision, in order to give our hard working team a well deserved break after an exceptional year. Check out the support available during this time.
Support for young people is available in Bristol and South Gloucestershire as we go into Tier 3. As key workers, youth workers are providing invaluable support for young people, online and face to face, at this crucial time.
Rebecca Ball talks about the holistic approach we need in order to bring back from the brink generation COVID.