A group of young people who make things for others, especially grown ups, to Play.
The Young Coneys is a concentrated opportunity for a small number of young people aged 6 – 15 years old who we’ve met across our many projects, and for who we think it will have most impact, to come together and make things for others, especially grown ups, to Play.
The Young Coneys are a crackly, creative set of individuals with their own needs and their own reasons for being here. Being a member has a different impact on all of them.
When they come together they create something really special – they explore, they support one another and establish a space where they feel comfortable to Play and be themselves.
I never thought I could have made this. I thought I would just sit and watch but I actually did something.’
It’s inspiring me. Coming here is inspiring me.
To find out more about the Young Coneys, read The Story of the Young Coneys. Or if you’d like to get involved, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
We’ve already made a few things together:
Through workshops with Coney Associate Toby Peach, the Young Coneys came up with their own ideas of how to communicate with the motor industry about the impact of diesel on young lungs. The making process was completely driven by them, and we think the idea they came up with was pretty spectacular…
Taking on the role of very junior doctors, our young creatives arrived at the car industry gala and offered health checks to the people attending, with lung capacity tests and a giant game of operation.
— Greenpeace UK (@GreenpeaceUK) November 28, 2018
The Droves was a Coney project in which an immersive theatrical experience created by kids, through a series of workshops. Many of the Young Company continued working with us after the project, and so the Young Coneys began. Find out more in The Story of The Droves.
Kids Take Over
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The Young Coneys’ theatre trip in October is supported by