Young people inspiring change in King's Cross

Young people inspiring change in King's Cross

Our garden has been feeling particularly special this spring and summer period. After what felt like a very, very long winter, not only is it now beautifully bursting with blooming wildflowers and our new colony of honeybees - it’s also been a constant hive of activity from our young people who have been making waves in the community.

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An Olympics-inspired Bug Stadium for Eurostar, by AKSHATA, 17

An Olympics-inspired Bug Stadium for Eurostar, by AKSHATA, 17

My experience of creating a bug hotel, or rather a ‘Bug Stadium’, has been an amazing one. It all started when around one year ago, I was briefed on the Eurostar project: “Come up with a design for an easy-to-maintain bug hotel and be inspired, make it your own!”. The idea my design surprisingly came to me rather quickly after I heard about the installation site’s vicinity to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Why not build a bug hotel based on the design of the Olympic stadium? And hence, the ‘Bug Stadium’ was born.

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Sharing Artful and Reflective Practice with Islington Youth Workers

Sharing Artful and Reflective Practice with Islington Youth Workers

Some years ago the Youth Team at Islington Council who have been the main funder for our Generator programme, started noticing the words of young people appearing in our funding reports. They were curious. What were the experiences that led to the vulnerability, creativity and sense of purpose they felt in the writing? This led to a six month commission to share our practice with Islington Youth Workers, writes Jane Riddiford.

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Our first Pertwood Youth Camp of 2014

Our first Pertwood Youth Camp of 2014

The beginning of the school holidays can only mean one thing at Global Generation - kicking off our flagship youth leadership programme with a residential experience in the stunning countryside, writes Rachel Solomon.

2014 marks 10 years since the establishment of our dedicated campsite at Pertwood Organic Farm in Wiltshire.

The site, which is nestled in a beautiful hawthorne copse, has been kindly donated to us by the owners of Lower Pertwood farm, to use as the countryside home of our charity.

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