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Young People

Young People

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

Whitworth Young Contemporaries
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. 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

Image: Whitworth Young Contemporaries, Utopias exhibition, 2020. Photo:Raymond Chan


We're delighted to be receiving support from Cass Art