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Youth Arts

Young Researchers inform change for care experienced young people in Scotland

As part of our support for Care Experienced Week 2019, we highlight the work that Articulate Hub does with care experienced young people through their Young Researchers and various arts and culture programmes.

Ten things you need to know about the Youth Music Initiative (YMI)

On the back of a major report by the name of What's Going On Now? (WGON), which explores how the joy and challenge of learning music is an integral part of the lives of hundreds of thousands of young people in Scotland today, we're celebrating the important work of YMI.

Get to know... Toonspeak

Get to know more about Toonspeak: the participant-led young people's theatre company based in Glasgow, and one of our new Regularly Funded Organisations for 2018-21.

CashBack for Creativity: How rap music helped Sam Cameron's rehabilitation following a brain injury

In April 2016, Sam Cameron was involved in a serious road accident. Sam sustained a serious brain injury, and was in a coma for two months. During his rehabilitation, Sam had to learn to walk and talk again. Now, he's recording his own rap music through Quarriers' Oh Yellow project.

What it's like to work as part of the NYAAG

Hannah Poyner from Inverness talks to us about her experience of being a member of NYAAG - the National Youth Arts Advisory Group.

Transposition take two: Scotland and Denmark's cultural exchange for young people

In October 2018, eight members of Scotland’s National Youth Arts Advisory Group participated in the second half of their cultural exchange, called Transposition, with the Taenketank for Ungekultur (TUK) from Denmark. Here's what happened.

Young people take positive steps forward through CashBack

As we publish the latest 2017-18 Annual Report for the CashBack for Creativity programme, we look at the impact it’s having on young people across the country..

How UNCON 2.0 celebrated young artists

On Saturday 22 September, UNCON 2.0 was held at Horsecross – Perth Theatre.

How The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo Youth Talent Development Fund builds confidence and creativity

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo has announced that, following the success of its annual August extravaganza, it will donate one million pounds to 13 UK-based charitable military organisations and arts bodies this year.

How Creative Traineeships are helping young people to 'get a foot in the door'

In February 2018, we announced nine year-long full time traineeships for young people aged between 16-24, which were developed to help young people progress a career in the arts, screen and creative industries. We caught up with a handful of trainees to find out how they're getting on.