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FUTURE YOU programme at Westfield Stratford City 26 – 29 October

From 26-29 October 2022, our partner Westfield Stratford City is teaming up with the community and local talent to host a series of diverse and exciting events, workshops, and activities for young people aged 12-24 called Future You.

Here you’ll learn how to effectively enrich your mind and body through sports activities, explore prospective career paths with advice on how to find your first job, and develop the right skills and mindset for the creative industry.

Several of our grantees are involved with the Future You programme to provide creative, fun and innovative activities including D-Labs, Catalyst in the Community and The Line.

Check out the daily schedule and book for some free fun to play, create and explore!

Wednesday 26 October:

  • Learn to sing in a choir and strengthen your voice with the Newham Music Trust
  • Attend an interactive employability skills taster sessions with Shadow to Shine on working in the music industry
  • Through Catalyst in the Community, learn to create, curate & commercialise original digital content
  • Essex and Middlesex community cricket teams join forces to bring you an array of bat and ball related activities
  • Drop in on our bike repair workshop with Bikeworks
  • Hop on an ingenious Kitchen Academy smoothie bike to blitz your own fruity beverage

Book now

Thursday 27 October:

  • Get football coaching from the West Ham United Foundation
  • Grow your financial knowledge with Boss Budgeting sessions hosted by FinTok money experts
  • Experience art based workshops delivered by the National Portrait Gallery and The Line
  • Come and chat to the team from Mitie to find out more about a career with the UK’s leading facilities management and professional services company

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Friday 28 October:

  • Grow your financial knowledge with Boss Budgeting sessions hosted by FinTok money experts
  • Cultivate your inner creativity with a fashion workshop from Caramel Rock
  • Travel in space with D-Labs Virtual Reality headsets
  • Join a creative music production and DJ training workshop to inspire young music creatives to get performance ready with Breakin’ Convention
  • Show off your basketball skills with workshops from LB Newham Youth Empowerment Service
  • Engage with creative music workshops inside the new YUAF double-decker Outreach Media Bus

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Saturday 29 October:

  • Grow your financial knowledge with Boss Budgeting sessions hosted by FinTok money experts
  • Essex and Middlesex community cricket teams join forces to bring you an array of bat and ball related activities
  • Join DJ workshops, rap workshops and music industry Q&A’s with Breakin’ Convention
  • Learn to be a superstar DJ with DJ training sessions from Westside Radio
  • Practice your football skills with WO Sports

Book now

Activities run between 11am and 7pm each day, with sessions lasting up to one hour. To see the full schedule and to book your chosen slot click the register button.

Future You can be found at three locations in Westfield Stratford City, please refer to your confirmation email for the location of the workshop or activity booked: First Floor, Near John Lewis , First Floor Near Marks & Spencer and outside at Chestnut Plaza.

To find out more, see the Future You Eventbrite for more details then head to Westfield Stratford City and start planning for Future You.

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