Poem: One Night Stand

Poem: One Night Stand

 One Night Stand It wasn’t a starry night more wet, snowy and frosty; hubris and loss colliding. Sitting buddha-like smug and serene cocooned in bedding, cardboard and plastic. A one-night stand with self and conscience. Fairy lights to read by, hot water bottle for...
Young Photographers Exhibition

Young Photographers Exhibition

Young people from YMCA held an Invite only Open Evening at The Witham on 5th April 2019 to showcase all their hard work over the past year. This project, funded by Northern Heartlands, was about encouraging young people from YMCA to get out and explore their local...
Hidden Treasure Trail at Evenwood

Hidden Treasure Trail at Evenwood

Young people from Evenwood youth club completed a week long project with Helix Arts to create a Hidden Treasure Trial. The project, in the first phase was funded by Co-Operative Youth Isolation Fund, to tackle loneliness in young people. It bought together a group of...
Fiddle Mats Project

Fiddle Mats Project

On the evening of Tuesday 18th December a group of young people, and some not quite so young people, connected with YMCA Teesdale visited the Manor House care home to give out gifts of hand-made Fiddle Mats to those living in the Chester’s wing.   Fiddle mats are an...