New Term!

It’s the start of the school year, new term, new pencil case, new you. We won’t eat as much chocolate, we’ll exercise, we’ll organise, prioritise, MAXIMISE…our potential….. OR shall we just start with something a little gentler….? A little more fun? Here at Young City Reads we’ve launched our NEW blog and our first post […]

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Job Opportunity – Admin Assistant

Job Opportunity Brighton Collected Works CIC (CW) is seeking a a highly committed, proactive, friendly and enthusiastic all-rounder to assist the Artistic Director and Youth Outreach Manager between: September 2018 – June 2019. This is a great job opportunity for an arts professional looking to develop their skills and experience. DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 9am on Monday 6th […]

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Young City Reads Celebration 2018

WOWeeeeeee! What a Young City Reads that was! 75 classes across Brighton, Hove and BEYOND (yes, this year we welcomed Young City Readers from as far away as Zimbabwe HIYA *waves* !) all read, discussed and laughed TOGETHER over 2018’s epic title KID NORMAL by Greg James and Chris Smith.   ‘We know that Brighton is […]

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Toy Hack with Exploring Senses

This year we teamed up with the brilliant Exploring Senses crew to deliver their amazing Toy Hack in 6 lucky schools across Brighton and Hove. Using Kid Normal’s superheroes and villains as the theme, kids rummaged through mountains of old toys (destined for landfill) then sawed, glued and sewed them together to create EPIC characters […]

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City Reads 2019 – Submissions Open

NOMINATIONS FOR CITY READS 2019 ARE NOW OPEN ONE CITY. ONE BOOK. A THOUSAND CONVERSATIONS… DEADLINE: FRIDAY 29 JUNE 2018       ‘City Reads (Brighton) is unique because it’s run with a wonderful sense of imagination. It reaches such a diverse range of people: adults, children, white collar, blue collar….It brings people together through stories and reading, […]

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Inspired by Nektar – the freak wasp man villain of Kid Normal we asked all our Young City Readers to create a VILE VILLAIN! We received over 150 entries to the comp, and my what a talented (and slightly terrifying bunch you are!) & we are delighted to announce the winner: HARRY from Fairlight Primary […]

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