June 23rd, 2015A local Leicester youth arts charity welcomed HRH The Earl of Wessex to officially open the doors to its new £1.1 million premises.
Prince Edward visited Soft Touch Arts new home during a visit to the city and county on Monday.
During his time at Soft Touch he met with young people who use the...By June 23rd, 20150 comments
March 31st, 2015Birmingham based musician, Apache Indian has released a new single to encourage young people to vote in the upcoming general election.
'Election Crisis' was filmed on the streets of Handsworth, Birmingham where the 47 year reggae artist grew up.
Apache Indian rose to fame in the early nighties with...By March 31st, 20150 comments
January 23rd, 2015Young people visiting three of Leicester's leisure centres can pick up a free piece of fruit as part of a pilot scheme to encourage healthy eating.
From January 23rd, children and young people visiting Aylestone, Braunstone and Cossington leisure centres will be able to choose a piece of fruit to eat after their fitness...By January 23rd, 20150 comments
December 2nd, 2014Leicester’s Got Talent, a talent show in the city, which aims to give young people a platform to build their confidence and showcase their talent and skills on stage took place this weekend.
The show attracted outstanding and entertaining multicultural acts including solo, duo and group performers, who...By December 2nd, 20140 comments
July 23rd, 2014Schoolchildren from around the country have had the opportunity to visit historic war sites in Belgium as part of a government incentive to encourage young people to learn about the First World War (WW1). To coincide with the global commemorations taking place from 2014-2019, ex-Education Minister Michael Gove launched the centenary...By July 23rd, 20140 comments
October 17th, 2013
Over 150 people attended a fundraising event commemorating the life of murdered 20 year old Antoin Akpom. The event called “United 4 Change” took place at Leicester’s Y Theatre on the 16th of October. It was attended by family and friends alike to remember a friend, colleague, father and son. The event not only...By October 17th, 20130 comments
September 18th, 2013
With only two years to go before the 2015 Rugby World Cup, in which Leicester has been chosen as one of eleven host cities, a new scheme has been put into place to celebrate the countdown.
Posts in the Park is an initiative brought to the city by the Rugby Football Union’s (RFU) ‘Lead up and Legacy’...By September 18th, 20130 comments
August 14th, 2013
In celebration of its second year providing opportunities for young entrepreneurs, Curve has presented a series of exciting performances by its rising stars.
Today saw the showcase of the Young Arts Entrepreneurs (YAE) Curve theatres’ community focused scheme, which aims to help local artists aged 16-25...By August 14th, 20130 comments
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