Fun, Culture & Learning
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Welcome to Fun, Culture and Learning section, where we aim to provide you with ideas for what to do in your free time. Here you can also see what other website are available to inspire you to try new things, meet friends and learn new skills.
Roots and Shoots
Roots and Shoots provides vocational training for young people from the inner city, mainly from the London boroughs of Lambeth and Southwark. We aim to give them the skills and self-confidence that will equip them for work.
Big Dog is a new to market website aimed at giving valuable career advice and practical help to young adults who don't want to go down the University route to a career. Our mission is simple – to give the right information about the alternative options to University that will also provide you with excellent prospects.
Details of apprenticeship opportunities available throughout London and the UK.
BIG KID FOUNDATION
BIGKID lives to engage young people from all backgrounds at a personal level through leadership workshops, music and sport.
Southern Exposure (PG) has set young people from South London the challenge to make, find and curate 26 films to create a "film marathon" in just one year and in time for the 2012 Olympics!
employment, education and training
The website is aimed at helping 15-24 year olds find Courses, Apprenticeships and Jobs available to them in London.
Arts organisations and events in Lambeth
Details of key arts organisations and arts-related events in Lambeth. Key organisations, useful links, events and activities.
Brixton Community Base
Arts-orientated community centre providing a base for local groups, which hires space for rehearsals, workshops, evening classes, children's activities and meetings. Also runs a Saturday Arts Club for local children.
Find courses, careers and plan your future.
Information and advice you need to make the decisions and choices in your life; careers, learning, leisure, interests and more.
Disability and the arts
Details of key organisations and resources for disability and the arts.
Whether you want A-levels, BTECs and other vocational qualifications, there’s a course for you at Lambeth College. We also offer 13 week short courses through our Skills Challenge and Prince's Trust teams for young people not currently in education, employment or training.
Social and cultural issues from young people’s perspective.
London360 is a regular TV and online magazine news show all about London and its communities, made by young Londoners 18-25 years old.
The show will be on the front line of showbiz, fashion, arts & culture, celebrity and politics as well as London's hidden communities, secret London and Londoners' personal stories.
Myguide is a website designed to help people take their first steps with computers and the internet. Registered users get access to an easy-to-use email system and a wide range of online courses that cover everything from turning a computer on to surfing the internet.
National Council For Work Experience
Find work experience opportunities, Lambeth based training and mentoring schemes (to be provided).
Ritzy cinema / Clapham Picture House
Information on current and forthcoming films including art-house and mainstream cinema, school screenings, Kids club and Ritzy café music events.
Find out about Southbank Centre's wide-ranging programme: classical & world music, rock & pop, jazz, dance, literature, the visual arts and much more.
Our focus is on preparing young people who do not have the connections or the resources themselves to map and launch a career that they will love. We also help them develop the professional competencies they'll need to succeed in their work, as well as the flourishing competencies they'll need for a fulfilling and happy life.
Sports and recreation in Lambeth
Information about sport clubs, events and training.
The 16-19 Bursary Fund
The 16-19 Bursary Fund helps 16- to 19-year-olds continue in education, where they might otherwise struggle for financial reasons.
Useful site covering health, relationships and loads more.
A website packed full of positive information for Young Londoners.
Young People Learning AgencyThe YPLA was established by the Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Act 2009 and launched in April 2010.