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City Lions

Are you aged from 13 to 16 and living in Westminster?

You can get exclusive access to Westminster’s most inspiring cultural organisations and get the chance to boost your CV by taking part in talks, workshops and work placements with some of the biggest names in the creative industry.


We were previously taught that art is a paintbrush and paper but today has shown us that art is a huge world. City Lions is a good thing to do as it provides really good opportunities to visit places like this (Somerset House).

Ayad, Year 9 pupil at St Marylebone School and City Lion

Upcoming Events

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17 May - 6 Jul 2024 | Mayamada | Samsung KX | ActivityCollaboration CreaitveFun


Mayamada's Cupcake & GamePad Social

Join Mayamada for an awesome summertime hangout with fun and collaboration, playing video games and meeting industry professionals in the liveliest networking event around!

Following the launch of their "Do I Look Like A Gamer?" campaign, they've teamed up with Samsung KX to invite young people and aspiring game professionals to meet those in the industry for some fun and inclusive networking. This amazing opportunity will allow you to network with game developers and meet others as excited about games as you are!

Attendees will have the chance to play various games, participate in an Esports tournament, and potentially win great prizes! The event aims to foster valuable relationships and offer networking opportunities in a safe and inclusive space.

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20 May - 16 Jun 2024 | Imperial College London | Exhibition Road | ActivitiesCreaitveFestivalFreeFun


Great Exhibition Road Festival

Join Imperial in South Kensington to celebrate how science and the arts help people, communities and nature flourish with a weekend of free events for all ages on 15-16 June 2024, led by Imperial College London in collaboration with partners.

The NextGen Zone has been co-created with young people, who have worked with us to choose activities, exhibits and workshops specifically for this audience. From mosquito tunes to AI-gaming, electric racing cars to VR for mental health, there's something for everyone!

This is a great opportunity for all so be sure to sign up and join in on the fun!

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20 May - 31 May 2024 | Royal Society of Arts | | Cinema


RSA Kids Club Holiday Screenings

Looking for something to do during the school holidays?

Join the Royal Society of Arts House for film screenings for all the family. They will be showing everyone’s favourite movies direct from their Durham Street Auditorium. Exclusively for young people and their parents or carers. This month we'll be showing The Karate Kid.

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22 May - 7 Jul 2024 | City Lions | Westminster | ActivitiesArtCompetition CraftFun


Create Your Own Suit Design Competition City Lions X Concourse on Saville Row

Are you an aspiring fashion designer or tailor? Ever wanted to learn more about the process of designing bespoke fashion? Look no further...

To coincide with City Lions partnership with Concours on Savile Row, we're launching a fantastic competition for you to design your own bespoke suit!

The winner will receive a bespoke Savile Row suit for a job interview (or another special occasion) courtesy of Cad & The Dandy. In addition to this fabulous prize, you will be given the opportunity to spend two days inside the Cad & The Dandy's Savile Row showroom and get first hand insight on bespoke tailoring, including work experience within their workshop!

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29 Jul - 19 Aug 2024 | SPID Theatre | SPID Theatre | ActivitiesFunLearningTheatre


SPID Theatre-Summer Production

Applications are now open for SPID’S Summer Production 2024! A free programme for emerging artists.

The heartfelt and impactful original play ‘Smile’ will be the first production hosted at the recently refurbished ‘SPID Theatre’.

Our Summer Project gives young people aged 13 - 25 the opportunity to work together with a professional creative team. There are opportunities for performers and off-stage roles in the company!

Through a 2-week intensive, the company will stage a large scale theatre production through a collaborative process that provides a unique stepping stone for performers, stage crew, technicians, and more, with an interest in the arts. The programme will culminate in public showings of the production.

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