We are proud to announce we have been awarded a 3-year grant from the Mayor of London’s £45 million Young Londoners Fund to support young people at Theatre Peckham.
The aim of the project is to inspire young people to participate in local community activities and to improve confidence, mental well-being, resilience and communication skills, by allowing participants to explore themes and struggles through the safety net of drama. It will enable children and young people to fulfil their potential, and take part in positive activities in their community.
For this project we will be working with local primary and secondary schools, ARCO Academy and Southwark Youth Offending Team.
About the Mayor’s Young Londoners Fund
The Mayor’s £45 million Young Londoners Fund is helping children and young people to fulfil their potential. It is supporting a range of education, sport, cultural and other activities for young Londoners.
The fund is seeing £30 million invested directly to projects in local communities. The remaining £15 million is being invested to expand existing projects funded by City Hall that support young Londoners.
So far over 200 projects have been awarded funding, these include activities ranging from theatre groups and employability training to football clubs and art sessions.
For more information you can go to: https://www.london.gov.uk/what-we-do/education-and-youth/young-londoners