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Gala Dinner 2014
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Gala Dinner 2014

We are delighted to announce that the President of Creative Youth,
HRH The Earl of Wessex, KG, GCVO, will be joining us for the third annual Gala reception and dinner in aid of the charity, Creative Youth, organisers of the International Youth Arts Festival, on
Wednesday 14th May at the Holiday Inn Kingston.

The evening will consist of a champagne reception with canapés commencing at 7.15pm followed by dinner. Many of the young companies that Creative Youth mentors attend the dinner and this highly enjoyable night includes performances from some of the…

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Application deadline EXTENDED for IYAF 2014! 5th – 27th July 2014
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Application deadline EXTENDED for IYAF 2014! 5th – 27th July 2014

Due to a huge surge in last minute interest we have decided to extend the application deadline until the 14th February 2013 to allow additional groups the opportunity to apply to be part of the festival.  This will be the final deadline so please make sure all applications are received by post by 5.00pm on the 14th February.  Please see full application details below.

Here at Creative Youth, we are delighted to announce that applications are now open for the 2014 International Youth Arts Festival (IYAF), which is rapidly becoming one of the largest and…

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Five years on and growing! New highs for Kingston’s International Youth Arts Festival and its Creative Talent programme
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Five years on and growing! New highs for Kingston’s International Youth Arts Festival and its Creative Talent programme

The International Youth Arts Festival, Kingston ended on a high, quite literally, as balletic aerial dancers delighted the crowds with a stunning sky ribbon performance in the Bentall Shopping Centre on Saturday27th July followed by a riverside finale on Sunday 28th July.

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Established just five years ago the festival has grown to become the largest celebration of high quality youth arts in the UK with some 300 events programmed in indoor and outdoor venues around the town centre.

Over 7000 young people participated in this…

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Final week of the Festival check out the Full Program
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Final week of the Festival check out the Full Program

The full programme is available from key locations such as the Rose Theatre or click on the cover down below for the electronic version.

 

Brochure

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Word of Art
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Word of Art

Here are all the issues of the Word Of Art newsletter of IYAF 2013, produced by the IYAF Youth Press Team. Just click on the link to see each issue and stay tuned for more!

Issue 1

Issue 2

Issue 3

Issue 4

Issue 5

Issue 6

Issue 7

Issue 8

Issue 9

Issue 10

Issue 11

You can also get print copies on the streets of Kingston.

To see who is on the IYAF Youth Press Team look below.

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Carnival Photo Gallery
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Carnival Photo Gallery

Check out some of the wonderful and colourful photos from the IYAF Carnival, which took place on Sunday 14 July in Kingston town centre

 

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Tickets for IYAF 2013 now on sale!
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Tickets for IYAF 2013 now on sale!

Tickets for IYAF 2013 are now on sale!

With over 300 shows, 91 visiting companies and 5 new venues, IYAF 2013 is set to be even bigger and better than last year. Come and see theatre, circus, dance, puppetry, live music, visual art, film, comedy, poetry and much more across 18 glorious days in July.

Get in early and book now to avoid disappointment!

Festival Passes are also available at the early bird price of £70 (£35 conc.) giving you access to every IYAF event and membership…

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Applications are now closed for IYAF 2013
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Applications are now closed for IYAF 2013

Applications have now closed for IYAF 2013.

The 2013 International Youth Arts Festival, Kingston will run from the 6th – 28th July 2013.

Although formal applications are closed we may be able to discuss slots on outdoor stages, cabaret and showcase performances and special projects, so please feel free to contact us at hello@creativeyouthcharity.org.  We are now getting cracking on programming the biggest, most eclectic, most spectacular, jaw dropping, eye popping International Youth Arts Festival, Kingston yet!

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Creative Youth Gala Fundraising Reception & Dinner
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Creative Youth Gala Fundraising Reception & Dinner

HRH The Earl of Wessex KG KCVO enjoyed performances from some of South West London’s most exciting young talents on Monday night at the Richmond Hill Hotel as part of the Creative Youth Gala Dinner. Prince Edward, in his capacity as President of the youth arts charity, was among an audience who helped to raise over £10,000 at the black tie dinner, along with other well known figures such as Strictly Come Dancing’s Darren Bennett and Lilia Kopylova and a number of…

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Celebrity Charity Golf Day at the Richmond Golf Club
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Celebrity Charity Golf Day at the Richmond Golf Club

Creative Youth hosts a Celebrity Charity Golf Day at The Richmond Golf Club, Friday 11th May 2012. The aim is to raise funds for the International Youth Arts Festival 2012 which will take place in Kingston from 29th June – 22 July 2012.  Participants of the golf day will be able to enjoy a day of golfing with celebrities such as  Ronnie Corbett, Andrew Castle, Michael Lynagh, Konrad Bartelski, Tom Chambers, Kevin Whately, Peter Fleming & many more!.

Costs for the limited…

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Submissions open for The Birdies Film Festival!

  It’s that time of the year again, the Birdies Film Festival is calling all film-makers worldwide to inspire us with...

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Celebrity Golf Day 2014

  The Creative Youth is delighted to be able to announce its third CELEBRITY GOLF DAY in order to raise much...

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Ignition Dance Festival Call-Out

Ignition is a brand new dance festival in Kingston, delivered by the Royal borough of Kingston and supported by Arts...