Free summer picnic event at The Warren

Part of poster for summer picnic.

Camden based charity Fitzrovia Youth in Action will be holding a free summer picnic this Saturday at The Warren open space in Whitfield Place. "Organised by a group of young people, the picnic event will feature a free BBQ, bouncy castle, outdoor games, live performances and more," says Fitzrovia Youth in Action. FYA are also using …

Local youth charity celebrates coming of age with street party

Fitzrovia street party poster.

Local charity Fitzrovia Youth in Action (FYA) will celebrate 18 years of work with young people by holding a free street party and community dinner this Saturday. The event will take place at The Warren playground at the north end of Whitfield Street and is being organised and hosted by young people. "The event is expected …

Fitzrovia youth join neighbours in greening the streets

Group of young people in park.

Young people brightened up Warren Street and Whitfield Street today with plants and flowers as part of a community planting day, aided by some corporate sponsorship. Local charity Fitzrovia Youth in Action (FYA) were awarded a £1,000 grant from the Mayor’s Fund for London and the Santander Foundation which enabled them to bring local residents and …

Local charity is awarded £100,000 towards new youth club

Young men playing football on 5-aside pitch.

Plans by a local charity to create a new youth club for hundreds of young people were given a boost this month with a £100,000 grant. Fitzrovia Youth in Action (FYA) were awarded the money by LandAid, the property industry charity. In making the grant LandAid recognised the need to fund youth activities because, despite the neighbourhood …

Film tells story behind Community Christmas Dinner 2014

Two women talking.

A short film has been released describing the organisation and activities that led up to the Community Christmas Dinner at the Indian YMCA in December. Made by the On Road Films project at Fitzrovia Youth in Action the short documentary is presented by Eden Steenkamp. Steenkamp visits the Surma Community Centre in Robert Street, Regent's …

Play areas and organised activities for young people in Fitzrovia

Playground and open space.

By Sandra Wheen Parents of babies, children and young people may like to know that Fitzrovia has a variety of small play areas and regular organised activities. Young people and their carers have plenty of opportunity to get more out of living here. The Fitzrovia Community Centre has many activities for parents with babies and children up to age 4, but there …

Parents of Amy Winehouse proud of Camden’s young film makers

Camden Youth Action! Film Showcase 4 April 2013 By News Reporters Young people took the spotlight last Thursday for an unforgettable evening of music, film, and live performances at the Camden Centre. Organised by local charity Fitzrovia Youth in Action, the Camden Youth Action! Showcase brought together young film makers, music producers, and performers, to …

On Road magazine lets young people tell their own story

Young people in the UK are often painted in broad strokes, dismissed as layabouts and criminals, and burdened with the blame for last year’s riots. Theron Mohamed looks behind the scenes at On Road, a youth magazine attempting to alter these harmful perceptions. On Road magazine is produced by Fitzrovia Youth in Action (FYA), a …