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Creative Youth welcomes new International Youth Arts Festival Director

  Petra Jane Tauscher has been appointed the new Festival Director of the International Youth Arts Festival, Kingston Upon Thames.   The Festival, which celebrated its 10th anniversary this year, is the UK’s largest international multi-arts festival for young and emerging artists with 200 events over 10 days.   Petra joins IYAF from Manchester’s international contemporary cross art …


Mayor’s Charity of 2018 – 19

We are delighted to announce that we are one of the Mayor’s Charities for 2018 – 19. He will be supporting Creative Youth, Kingston Samaritans and Kingston Race & Equalities Council during his mayoral year. 2018 marks the 10th year of the International Youth Arts Festival and it is fantastic to receive the Mayor Thay Thayalan’s support …


Join us at the Creative Youth Annual Gala Dinner

  For over a decade, Creative Youth and the International Youth Arts Festival have been inspiring, supporting and fostering young talent. None of this would have been possible without your support and continued involvement. We would like to invite you to join us at the Creative Youth Annual Gala Dinner on 3 December. The black tie event features first rate …


International Youth Arts Festival: Design Competition Launched

International Youth Arts Festival Kingston Design Competition Launched                 Competition to design official artwork for the 11th International Youth Arts Festival  Open to designers aged 16 – 26 who live or study in the UK   Winner receives £500 prize and professional mentoring   The International Youth Arts Festival (IYAF), Kingston has launched its Young Designer …


Creative Talent Programme Artists announced

After receiving a number of high quality applications, the panel chose three companies/artists who demonstrated talent, ambition and determination. The selected artists are: Sculptress Theatre: A ground-breaking theatre company that explores and re-defines traditional narratives Sculptress Theatre was borne out of frustration and hope. We are part of the new wave of theatre-makers who break …