A Wirral Council library is to host educational sessions for young people keen to learn about digital media.
Create Multimedia use the workshops to teach attendees how to use graphics software to animate computer generated images and photographs, and to create their own animations, comics and graphic novels using digital cameras and Apple Mac’s. The workshops are designed for children between the ages of seven and fourteen, and are suitable for both boys and girls.
The next session will take...
The rescheduled Sand Sculpture event that was due to take place on 21st August 2012 at Fort Perch Rock beach has unfortunately had to be cancelled due to organisers only receiving a low number of entries.
The lucky winner of the competition at Youthfest 2012 for an iPod shuffle has been selected.
Liv, who is 14 and lives in Greasby, was delighted to hear that she had won! The competition, which was run at this Year's Youthfest in Birkenhead Park, involved young people giving their feedback about teenwirral and leaving their contact details, which were then entered into a draw. It was Liv's entry which was randomly chosen, out of those submitted by the many young people who attended the festival...
Has all the Olympic action of London 2012 got you thinking about sport?
Are you thinking about maybe getting involved? Trying your hand at something new, or even starting up something again which you used to do?
Wirral has lots and lots of sports clubs, which offer a huge range of different sports. From Athletics and Badminton to Volleyball and Windsurfing, a huge range of Olympic sports are available to take part in across Wirral!
Download the Wirral Olympics Sports Directory here and check...
Are you bored this summer? Counting down the days until you're back at school?!?
Ok, so maybe not, but just in case you are stuck for something to do, here at teenwirral we thought we'd give you a little round-up of some of the fun stuff going on locally - lots of which is free!!!
Free Spinning, Football and Swimming!!
Music Nights just for 13 to 19s!
Free Multicultural Family Fun Workshops
Free Youth Club afternoon drop in at Albany Hall, Tranmere
Free Rampworx sessions in Moreton and Eastam...
Changemakers is a Mencap project funded by Social Action Fund for young people with a learning disability aged 13-25.
Changemakers will empower young people with learning disabilities to make their communities more inclusive places through engaging in meaningful volunteering activity.
Young people engaging with Changemakers will challenge negative attitudes towards people with a learning disability by demonstrating the positive impact on the whole community of the involvement...
A Wirral Council library is to become the first in the area to host a live music performance after hours.
Wallasey Central Library will play host to young Wallasey hard-rockers ‘Guardians’ on 10th August from 7.00pm as part of a national trend for making use of library spaces for live music performances. Artists such as Adele and Florence & the Machine have performed in packed libraries across the UK.
Guardians, whose single ‘New World Order’ is available now on iTunes, played New Brighton...
The August Bank Holiday weekend sees the fantastic 2012 Mathew Street Music Festival in Liverpool. Held every year, this fab event runs over two days and is free!!! It offers over 80 hours of live outdoor music and celebrates cover, original and new bands which attract local people and guests from all over Europe.
This year's festival takes place on Sunday 26th and Monday 27th August in Liverpool City Centre. Five outdoor stages will showcase live music from 12 Noon until 6pm each day. Over 95...
Fancy a night out at i-Kandi in New Brighton or Vanilla in Hoylake?
Involve Northwest are running two fantastic acoustic/open mic nights in these venues, just for 13 to 19s!
The gigs will play host to performances by local musicians including Tequila, R & R and Kenny and the Energy, as well as host Sam Broadbere. Teens keen to get on stage and perform should arrive early to register.
Cllr Tony Smith, Cabinet Member for Children’s Services and Lifelong Learning said:
“This is a great...
The first phase of an international youth exchange involving people from Merseyside and Hong Kong has created new friendships and memories to last a lifetime, say organisers.
Mersey International Youth Exchange Programme is organised by Wirral Council, supported by Liverpool City Council, and run in partnership with Pine Court Housing Association and Cosmopolitan Housing Group.
The aim of the exchange is to give young people from Merseyside and Hong Kong the ‘chance of a lifetime’ to forge...