BYT – 2024

We are looking forward to an exciting year of workshops, rehearsals, events, theatre visits and much more – check out our range of BYT activities for 2024.

BYT – Jan Friday 12, 2024

All our BYT groups are now on a winter break and will be back in action in the New Year, starting on Friday 12 January 2024 when we will rehearsal for our new play.

In the meantime check out winter HAF project below for 7-11 year olds

If you would like to join BYT go to the About us page to enquire and download a registration form. 

BYT Winter of Food and Fun drama project

This Winter Brixton Youth Theatre will be running a week of amazing drama and performing art activities, for children based in Brixton aged 7 to 11.

The project will provide fantastic fun and creative drama activities, which will enable participants to explore their health and well-being in a safe, fun and supportive environment. 

The activities will include; drama, theatre devising, Tai Chi, improvisation, script work, music, dancing/movement and drawing/crafts. Young people will also be provided with a fantastic nutritious and healthy lunch.

Our Winter of Food and Fun Drama Project runs from: 

2nd-5th January from 11am -3pm

St Vincent’s Centre, Brixton, Talma Road, SW2 1AS

Through the project we aim to get children and young people to 

  • Eat more healthily and be more active over the school holidays
  • Develop resilience, character and wellbeing by engaging in enriching activities 
  • Be safe and not to be socially isolated
  • Give them greater knowledge of health and nutrition

Form more information contact:

Caroline 07958 448690 or email: brixtoncommunitybase@gmail.com

or click the link below for a registration form.

For children on Free School Meals we have some free places – for others who would like to join us it will be £15.00 a day including lunch.  There will be discounted rates for siblings.

This project is funded by Holiday Activity Funding.

BYT – New Term starts Friday September 8th

After a couple of weeks pack full of BYT Summer activity we are on our summer break and will be back with our regular workshops from Friday 8th September:

BYT Youngers (7-11) every Friday  4.15pm – 6.45pm

BYT 13+ every Friday 6pm – 8pm 

BYT – Holiday and Food Project at the Wheatsheaf Hall.

HAF visit to see 16 Feet Theatre Company’s Alice In Wonderland at Kew Gardens.

BYT End of term Open Mic

Clink on the links below for registration form

National Theatre, Theatre Visit

BYT members enjoyed trip to see the final week of the NT connections festival – for some of our newer members it was the first time they had ever been to the theatre. They found seeing other young performers,  the same age as themselves, greatly inspiring.  

BYT Summer HAF DRAMA PROJECT 

This summer, Brixton Youth Theatre will be running two weeks of amazing summer fun, with our Holiday and Food drama/performing arts project, for children and young people based in Brixton.

Dates and times:

11am – 3pm

Week 1 for 7-11 year olds – Monday 24th July to Friday 28th 

On Thursday 27th being there will be super summer outing to see Alice In Wonderland at Kew Gardens

Week 2 for 11 – 16 year olds – Monday 31st July to Friday 4th August 

The project.

We will have our usual popular mix of fantastic fun filled drama and performing arts activities, including; acting, improvisation, devising theatre, film, Tai Chi, script work, music, dancing, and drawing/crafts.

Young people will also be provided with a fantastic nutritious and healthy lunch that will enable them to explore their health and well-being in a safe and fun supportive environment.

Through the project we aim to get children and young people to: 

  • Eat more healthily and be more active over the school summer holidays.
  • Develop resilience, character and wellbeing by engaging in enriching activities. 
  • Be safe and not to be socially isolated, make new friends and develop positive relationships
  • Gain greater awareness of health and nutrition.

To register contact:

Caroline 07958 448690 or email: brixtoncommunitybase@gmail.com

The project will take place at The Wheatsheaf Community Hall (off SouthLambeth Road) SW8 2UP

https://www.wheatsheafhall.org.uk/directions/

This project is funded by Holiday Activity Funding. To check eligibility: click HERE 

BYT Spring HAF DRAMA PROJECT 

This April Brixton Youth Theatre will be running our amazing drama and performing arts project for children and young people based in Brixton.

11am – 3pm

Monday 3rd-Thursday 6th April
Tuesday 11th-Friday 14th April

The project will have our usual fun mix of fantastic fun filled drama and performing arts activities, including; theatre devising, film acting, Tai Chi, improvisation, music, dancing, and drawing/crafts and more

Young people will also be provided with a fantastic nutritious and healthy lunch which will help them explore their health and well-being in a safe and fun supportive environment

For more information contact:

Caroline 07958 448690 or email:  brixtoncommunitybase@gmail.com

To register download a form and return it to the above email address.

St Vincents Brixton – Talma Road, Brixton London SW2 1AS

Free for young people eligible for free school meals or with no recourse to public funds. 

Funded by the Government HAF Scheme, Lambeth Youth and Play and Brixton Community Based.

ACTING TOGETHER

We are starting our free Drama Workshops for 7-11 year-olds from Asylum seeking and Refugee families on Monday 6th February from 4.15-5.45.  

These will be at The Wheatsheaf Community Hall

https://www.wheatsheafhall.org.uk/

Wheatsheaf Lane (off South Lambeth Road) Vauxhall, Lambeth SW8 2UP

These will run every Monday until 27th March and then throughout the school year.

The hall will be open from 4pm. Parents are welcome to come and see what the classes are about, we would need them all to fill in a registration form when they bring their children for the first time.  We can help with that. Everyone is welcome from these groups, and we hope to run this more 

Mandela the Musical

Great visit to the see Mandela the Musical at the Young Vic for BYT members. Brilliant production, both greatly moving and inspiring.