Growing Up in the West Midlands

G:up is an alliance of West Midlands, children, young people and families', voluntary and community sector organisations and networks as well as public sector and national partners.

G:up works in a regional space to develop networks, communications and collaboration, build capacity and shape policy and strategy.

G:up's vision is that all children, young people and families have access to a wide range of high quality VCS services that meet their needs, interests and aspirations.

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Hookey - a youth theatre event

EventSaturday27thOct, 20127:30pm

Fluxx is an organisation funded by the Arts Council to tour an interactive show called Without Planning Permission.  Their young peoples version is called Hookey.

The show is a mix of film, performance and debate for young people where the spectators are all members of the same club. Read more »

G:up Autumn 2012 Newsletter out now!

The Autumn 2012 newsletter includes a full Conference and AGM report from our 4th October 2012 event and the latest on our projects, resources and opportunities designed specifically to benefit the West Midlands children, young people and families', voluntary and community sector (CYPF VCS). Read more »

Collaboration in Practice - free NCVYS conference

EventWednesday28thNov, 201210:00am

Find out how you and your organisation can network with a range of key figures within the voluntary and community youth sector and learn how you can collaborate with others at NCVYS' FREE one-day conference.

Connect with experts, create new partnerships and continue learning.

This conference will be delivered in partnership with NCVYS, UK Youth and Leap Confronting Conflict and will feature expert seminars and interactive discussions to explore new options in working together.

This one-day conference will: Read more »

Protective Behaviours UK Conference

EventWednesday21stNov, 20129:30am

The focus for the Protective Behaviours UK 2012 Conference is on safeguarding.

With changing national policy on safeguarding, the conference highlights the importance of putting policy into practice. The Protective Behaviours Process is an established approach to providing best safeguarding practice and ensuring effective safeguarding for people of all ages, abilities, cultures and socio-economic groups. Read more »

bayc Annual Charity Celebration & Fundraising Autumn Ball

EventFriday26thOct, 20126:30pm

bayc (Birmingham Association of Youth Clubs) invites you to their awesome fundraiser for an opportunity to connect with one of the UK's oldest youth club associations making young peoples' aspirations a reality for over 114 years.

Started by dame Elizabeth Cadbury in 1898, bayc has time and time again, successfully created numerous opportunities for Read more »

Do you want to volunteer at The Skills Show (NEC)?

TrainingMonday8thOct, 20129:30am

Contact Sport Structures and make the first step to becoming a volunteer at The Skills Show at the NEC.  The programme has started but Sport Structures are still taking referrals from organisations all week.

  • 9.30am – 4.30pm (Monday – Friday) for the first 2 weeks
  • 10.00am – 3.00pm (Monday – Wednesday) for the 3rd and 4th week

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