28 February 2023
Childline responds to increased loneliness in young people with launch of 'Day in the Lonely' campaign
Number of children counselled for loneliness remains high following pandemic and amidst cost-of-living crisis.
4 November 2022
Childline launches campaign to help children at risk of sexual exploitation
New analysis by the NSPCC of police-recorded crime data reveals the number of crimes with an element of child sexual exploitation has increased by 10% within the last year.
18 October 2021
Council advises parents to not let children watch Squid Game
The show has been recreated on various platforms such as social media and video games since its worldwide fame, and children are now reenacting violent challenges at school.
28 April 2021 – 16 May 2021
Magical Story Jars writing competition
Magical Story Jars are hosting a super story writing competition in association with volunteer writing organisation, 'What's Your Story Chorley?'.
16 February 2021
Why music is essential for young children
These days, ‘creative subjects’ are pushed aside as ‘less important’ subjects, including music. This sets the idea from a young age that music is not useful or essential, promoting an unhealthy mindset towards the creative arts.
18 March 2020
Young people need more adventure
Adventure is a vital part of our lives, providing development opportunities and other benefits, but too many young people are missing out on the chance to explore the world around them.
26 July 2019
Squashbox Theatre: Curious Creatures
Using puppets, comedy and live music, plus lots of amazing natural history facts, Squashbox Theatre will uncover the mysteries of the animal kingdom.
26 July 2019
Sarah Butterworth - Woodspeak Creators
Expect a fabulous team activity day exploring words and images, and create your very own woodland sculpture to take home.
2 March 2019
Brighton Fringe Family Guide Launch
Come to Horatio's Bar on Brighton Palace Pier to celebrate the launch of our Brighton Fringe 2019 Family Guide.
Winners and runners-up of the Family Guide cover competition will be announced at the event with the Mayor of Brighton & Hove, Councillor Dee Simson, handing out prizes.
The launch will include entertainment from the fantastic Miss Disney, free refreshments and Brighton Palace Pier will be giving a free ride to every child that attends.
14 December 2018 – 24 December 2018
Jack FrostView Event
16 October 2017
We are failing young people through body shaming
Is the media pressuring young people to "look perfect" rather than be healthy?
29 September 2017
Help YoungMinds tackle the mental health crisis
There is a mental health crisis affecting children and young people in the UK. Find out more about the work of YoungMinds and how you can get involved.
31 May 2017
The Tale of the Cockatrice
A charming and entertaining hour of storytelling and puppetry.
27 March 2017
Creating Community through Creativity: My Trip to the Philippines!
In February, I embarked on a trip to Manila, Philippines. Here I explain what led me there and why.
9 August 2016
The Showstoppers’ Kids’ Show
The Showstoppers take their improv skills to the playground.