Join our community of young creatives and make a difference by engaging with the arts and entertainment.

Alexandra Palace is committed to developing the next generation of creative talent. Our Young People’s programmes signpost and showcase a breadth of careers and encourage opportunities in the creative arts to enable young people to reach their full potential. From early childhood through to young adults we want to nurture a lifelong love for the arts and entertainment.

Our programmes

PROTEST PRINT WORKSHOP

Make your voice heard through the power of ART!

Join artist and curator Alice White in this Protest Print workshop where you will learn to linocut, explore typography, and create your own poster campaign – as well as explore the democratic history of print and radical educators and artists such as Sister Corita Kent, Paul Peter Piech and the Lenthall Road Print Workshop.

This workshop is for young people aged 16-24 looking who wish to embark on a creative career and is programmed by Alexandra Palace’s Young Creative Industries Network in partnership with Artists Walk.

To book your FREE space contact Jen on creativenetwork@alexandrapalace.com This workshop will take place at the Creativity Pavilion in the East Court at Ally Pally on Tuesday 10 August from 5 – 7pm.

Alice’s artwork is being displayed as part of the Artists Walk 2021 art trail at Alexandra Palace. You can download the map to follow the trail here.

(RE)EMERGE

On Thursday 27 May a group of young artists and creatives met on Zoom to showcase artwork that reflects and celebrates resilience, adaptability, and vision.

If you didn’t manage to join the discussion, you can watch the full video here. The showcase was for young people aged 16-24 and forms part of a programme called RE-EMERGE at Alexandra Palace which supports young people to launch a career in the creative sector. 

*(RE)EMERGE logo design by George Haverson).

CULTURE BUBBLE: THE CONTEMPORARY STAGE

On Wednesday 10 March an all-female panel of pioneering contemporary theatre makers met on Zoom to discuss the state of the contemporary stage.

Panel
Helen Monks, Lung Theatre
Abigail Sewell, Uproot Productions
Beth Sitek, Freelance Producer, Stage Manager and Performance Artist
Hetty Hodgson, Pigfoot Theatre

If you didn’t manage to join the discussion, you can watch the full video here. The session was for young people aged 16-24 and forms part of a programme ran at Alexandra Palace which supports young people to launch a career in the creative sector. 

CULTURE BUBBLE: YOUTH VOICE

On Thursday 28th January a panel of young activists met to discuss how they have brought about meaningful social change by stepping up and speaking out on a range of issues that affect young people today. In a free zoom webinar each trailblazing panellist told stories of their own experience and discussed what prompted them to speak out, what personal challenges they might have overcome and what continues to keep them motivated.

Panel:
Daze Aghaji
Elizabeth Alvarado
Tré Ventour
Ellen Jones

If you didn’t manage to join the discussion, you can watch the full video here. The session was for young people aged 16-24 and forms part of a programme ran at Alexandra Palace which supports young people to launch a career in the creative sector. 

CULTURE BUBBLE: ART & ACTIVISM

On Saturday 28th November a panel of contemporary artists met to discuss and explore the space where politics and art collide. Drawing on a vast range of experience in their fields, each panellist talked about the personal challenges and motivations that cause them to speak out about important matters in their art.

Panel:
Zita Holbourne
Jarelle Francis
Rachelle Romeo
Kay Rufai

If you didn’t manage to join the discussion, you can watch the full video here. The session was for young people aged 16-24 and forms part of a programme ran at Alexandra Palace which supports young people to launch a career in the creative sector. 

Artist credit Zita Holbourne.

Young Creatives Industries Network

Ages 16 -24

Do you want to work in a creative industry? Meet like-minded creative young people? Hear about and Influence culture in your neighbourhood? Learn new skills from leading arts practitioners?  Then join our Young Creatives Network – it’s ‘who you know’ and ‘what you know’ that will get you ahead!

Getting ahead in any industry often relies heavily on the connections you made over the years, but for those just starting out making these connections can seem daunting and opportunities elusive. Being part of the Young Creatives Industries Network means you’ll get opportunities to meet industry professionals at every stage of their career whether they’re sharing the challenges of just starting out or staying on top at the height of their creative career.

Sign up to hear about our next networking events, workshops, talks and demonstrations, performances and much much more.

Youth Programming Team

Ages 16 – 24

Be part of a core group of young creative sector leaders building and inspiring young people in your community!

Alexandra Palace would love to hear from young people aged between 16 – 24 who are interested in joining our Youth Programming Team. The Team is an extension of our youth programme. It supports the Creative Learning team to plan events and initiatives, and members act as ambassadors and advisers for our youth programmes. It also serves as both a career development and mentoring opportunity.

The Youth Programming Team will:

  • Build and strengthen communication, critical thinking, and time management skills
  • Participate in planning events and head fundraising campaigns
  • Promote and support outreach to young people in Haringey and neighbouring boroughs
  • Attend monthly meetings and act as ambassadors at conferences and events.
  • Make connections with the charity’s staff throughout various departments
  • Strengthen young people’s networks
  • Create a positive environment for our community

You can
just ask us

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