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Young People

Young People

At the Whitworth our programme is developed by and for young people, aged 11-24.

11-16 year olds

From the autumn we will run regular after school and school holiday activities for young people aged 11-16. Details to follow.


16-24 years olds

Whitworth Young Contemporaries is a group of young people who connect art, ideas and communities. The group meets weekly on a Thursday from 6-8pm, to plan and deliver a programme of social activism with the aim of making a difference in our local communities.

What we do:

WYC Presents – Music, Visual and performance events

WYC Makes – Artist workshops led by emerging artists

WYC Speaks – Debate, discussion

WYC Collective
Interested in art, ideas and your community? Join the WYC Collective, a group of like-minded people aged 16-24 to explore exhibitions and programme activity.Starting September.
Every Thursday from 6-8pm To get involved email


To find out more or suggest project ideas please contact

For the latest programme information follow us:

Twitter @whitworthYC

Instagram @whitworthyc

Facebook @whitworthyc



We're delighted to be receiving support from Cass Art