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What's on in Westminster


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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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29 Jul - 16 Aug 2024 | Action | Varied | ActivitiesEducational FreeFunNature


Action For Conservation- Summer Camps

Would you like to join a life changing trip?

This is your lucky day, as Action for Conservation are hosting a summer camp for those aged 12-16 in England and Wales!

The camps are fun-filled with immersive conservation activities, careers advice and adventure guided by young environmental professionals, the AFC team and their outstanding partners, You will return ready to drive change and innovation within yourself and the community!

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7 Mar - 31 Dec 2025 | | | CommunityCreativeFun


Future Holiday Programme Dates

The City Lions team will be bringing you exciting Holiday Programmes throughout 2024. Don't want to miss out? Register your interest below, so you will be the first to know when the sign up forms are live!

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27 May - 31 May 2024 | Somerset House | Somerset House | ActivityArtCollaboration FreeFunWorkshop


Future Artists Programme- Everywhere Playground with Sam Williams

Join Somerset House this May Half-Term for their awesome Future Artists Programme!

Led by Somerset House Studios Artist, Sam Williams, Everywhere Playground is a 5-day creative workshop where future artists, ages 16-19 will be immersed in and guided by Sam’s creative practice. During the week, the future artists will learn about various art movements, re-interpreting different forms of free, experimental making – such as collage, event scores, movement, automatic drawing, free-writing, performance “happenings” and improvised sound and music.

Be quick, applications close on Thursday 11th April!

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19 Apr - 23 Jun 2024 | | | Construction CV BuildingEngineers Work Experience


Built Environment Work Experience Week

1st -5th July 2024. Open to all Year 10s and up:

Calling all budding engineers and construction enthusiasts! We have a brilliant work experience opportunity for you with the CSS on their Built Environment Work Experience:

Over the week you will meet a variety of people who work in construction and engineering, learning about their jobs and their route into construction. They come from a wide variety of backgrounds and their paths into their current job have not always been what you might expect. You will also meet recruitment experts to give you hints and tips on CVs and interviews.

With the help from their presentations, using your own skills and those of your team members, you will work to create a presentation which shows why our judges should pick your company and its designs to build part of the new road.

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29 May - 31 May 2024 | Westminster City Lions | Westminster | ActivitiesArtCreativeFreeFun


May Holiday Programme

Join us this May Half-term for our exciting Holiday Programme!

This is your chance to join City Lions on a creative, cultural and fun adventure, there is so much to experience this Holiday Programme. Build your communication skills by meeting with your peers and collaborating on all there is to get involved in.

We look forward to having you!

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29 Jul - 9 Aug 2024 | Royal Botanic Gardens-Kew | Kew Gardens | CreativeFreeFunNatureWork Experience


Kew's Earthwise Summer Programme

Applications to Earthwise, a free, week- long summer programme at Kew Gardens, are now open!

We are looking for dedicated young people, between 14 and 17 years old, who are interested in learning more about the natural world, our place within it, and how science can help us answer some of our planet's most pressing questions.

Throughout the week, young people will conduct their own biodiversity research project, undertake fieldwork using the ‘living laboratories’ of Kew and Wakehurst and hear from Kew experts in biodiversity science and conservation!

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7 May - 7 Jun 2024 | Mayamada | Online | ActivitiesCreativeDramaEducation


Story x Story Interview Podcasts

Join @mayamadatv on their podcast episodes featuring Narrative Designer Jasmine Moore

They do 'Behind the Story' episodes where we speak with a different creative professional about their journey and Jasmine (previously at PlayStation) talks about her journey and how she broke into games as a writer and producer, alongside podcasts ranging around video games, comics/art, and animation!

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20 May - 9 Jun 2024 | | Royal Opera House | BalletDancingDressing UpOperaSinging


Family Sundays at The Royal Opera House

Family Sundays at The Royal Opera House which include a mixture of different activities for children and young people running from 10.00-12.30pm and 1.30 – 4.00pm. The aim is to offer an opportunity to discover opera, ballet with fun-packed creative activities suitable for all ages in a warm, friendly and relaxed environment.

Taking place Sunday 30th June 2024.

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16 Feb - 30 Sep 2024 | City Lions | | ActivitiesCreativeEvent FunLearning


City Lions Events Leadership Team 2023

Have you ever wanted to plan an exciting event? Think you have the skills that will help get lots of people to come along? Have you ever wanted to gain skills in managing your own budget and lead on your own project; this may be for you!

We are offering young people aged 13-16, the chance to be a part of an Events Leadership Team, who develop, manage and deliver their OWN events for other young people.

This programme is supported by Christie's

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4 Jan - 1 Jul 2024 | City Lions | | ArtCreativityDrawingFilm & televisionpoetry


Creative Collective Westminster 2024!

Submissions for Creative Collective 2024 are now open! The deadline for submissions is the 1st July 2024, your submissions can vary from paintings, drawings, short stories, poems, short films. The artwork must relate to one of our 4 themes: Social Media, My Family, Self Portraits and How i see the world.

Your artwork will be showcased in our virtual gallery and selected works will be exhibited across Westminster! Good Luck.