AMP Kingston would not have been possible without the support and funding of the National Lottery Heritage Fund, The Foyle Foundation, Royal Borough of Kingston and Creative Youth.

Creative Youth Team

Creative Youth is a not for profit registered charity that aims to enable young people to realise their potential through the arts.

Archie O’Neill
CY Co-Director
(Works in Kingston)

Daniel Cartlidge
CY Co-Director
(Works in Kingston)

Alison Colville
CY Finance Manager
(Kingston Resident)

Charlotte Levy
CY Marketing Director
(Kingston resident)

Chiyana Ankhrah
CY Programmes Manager
(Works in Kingston)

Hannah Ellams
AMP Programme Manager
(Kingston University alumna)

Zoë Louizos
AMP Curator
(Born in Kingston)

Jarek Żaba
AMP Oral Historian and Researcher
(Kingston Resident and Kingston University alumnus)

James Ward
AMP Designer
(Kingston University alumnus)

Chris Hayes
AMP Evaluation Consultant
(Kingston resident)

Kathy Maniura
AMP Marketing
(Attended school in Kingston)

Thomas Gibbons
AMP Filmmaker
(Kingston resident and Kingston University alumnus)

Thank you to the Creative Youth Trustee Board for their support throughout the project especially Chair of Trustees: Robin Hutchinson

Thank you to our Heritage Collective volunteers between 2022 and 2024. The Heritage Collective are the Youth volunteers supporting AMP artistic input.

Aisha Antwi
Josie Biggs
Vincente Canas
Lottie Gomes
Mario Cruz


A celebration day of Art, Music and Fashion projects carried out across Kingston Borough

Courtney Ellis
Artist for UPCYCLE

Khourie Allen, Zuzanna Wężyk
Artist for UPCYCLE / Heritage Collective

Finity Soan
Fashion Installation

Shona Goolab, Amber Ting and Joy Ama
UPCYCLE Fashion and Photography

They Them Ri
Drag Makeup Workshop

Sharifa Olateju
DJ Set

Achieving for Children
(Organisational Partner)

Anstee Bridge
(Organisational Partner)

Produced by UNDR LNDN and Live Project Solutions. Directed and edited by Lauren McCollin, Project Managed by Caroline Wilson

Significant contributions to AMP have been made by:

Dayna Miller
Tim Harrison
Jason Piper
Brent Davies
Aztec Event Services
Red Lion Logistics

Ruth Brimacombe
Curator, Kingston Museum

Emma Humphries
Events and Promotions Officer, Arts and Culture Partnership Hub

Rhys Paul
Cultural Learning and Participation Officer, Kingston Museum

Mark Attwater
and his team at

Partner Organisations
National Lottery Heritage Fund
The Foyle Foundation
Royal Borough of Kingston upon
Thames / Kingston Heritage Service
The Community Brain
Rose Theatre
Kingston University

A special thanks to all of the local people and young participants who have helped bring this project to life, including our oral history interviewees, album reviewers, film participants, and all other volunteers, venues, supporters and contributors.

AMP Kingston:
Art, Music, Pop Fashion

The AMP Kingston Heritage Trail explores and celebrates Kingston’s rich music heritage from the 1960’s to the present day at key sites across the town.

Find out more and explore the map of venues.