Come and Join our very first “Games Jam”

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Working with the folks in Tinderbox Lab to bring a “Games Jam” to GY’s 12+ Youth Club on Friday 13th October! Check the details on this handy flyer and come on down if it sounds like your sort of Jam (See what we did there?) GY x

“Rising Tide” Exhibition now open at National Museum of Scotland

  As part of our Summer Programme, Some of our young people worked with environmental artist @george_nuku on his exhibition @nationalmuseumsscotland and we’re buzzing to have been invited to the opening on Thursday evening! The young people spent most of the day cutting up plastic bottles to make sea creature like sculptures and we’re buzzing […]

Youth Basketball Club returns!


Basketball Club returns tonight and will be running free skills and games sessions 4:45pm to 6pm every week on a Friday! If you’re aged 12-18 and want to get involved then please come along! You’ll be pleased to know that after some great training from Basketball Scotland in the Summer we actually (sort of) know […]

First North by North West Showcase announced!

  Mixtape music club returns tonight from 6-8pm at Royston Wardieburn Community Centre after a long Summer Break! We also thought we’d let you know about the first “North by North West”, our new partnership with Tinderbox Collective – designed to showcase young talent in Edinburgh at the awesome Leith Depot – All shows will […]

Mixtape Volume 3 is out now!

Granton Youth is proud to present it’s third collection of original songs by our “Mixtape” music club! – An Edinburgh based, music centred youth club for 12-18 year olds which is completely free to attend.This volume is special as it is our first where young people took NO covers to the studio, and completely focused […]

Laurent’s debut EP “Modern Myths” is out now!

Mixtape member Laurent releases her first record today in the form of their debut EP “Modern Myths” Kat Caballero- Rennie – or in her own words the artist also unknown as Laurent – began making music at the very first Mixtape session when she was just 15 and sang a song about Face Paint over […]

Mixtape artist Low Tide release debut single “Between Knuckles”

The debut single from Edinburgh’s Low Tide is released today! A four piece band made up of current and former students of Edinburgh’s Broughton High School. These young people volunteer with us, and also attend Mixtape, and we’re super proud of them. Described as a “sardonic piece of fuzz punk social commentary” inspired by a […]

More Mixtape Singles out now!

We’re up to our knee’s in Summer Programme BUT two Mixtape Members have their debut releases out now! Show some love on Spotify, Apple Music, and all the other good streaming services (and some rubbish ones too). Search “Stars and the Sky” by Mezari and “I Thought It Was Dead” by Abigail Kerner now! Week […]

Mixtape artists Laurent and Low Tide hint at big things to come!

  It was absolute madness to see so many people at the first ever Mixtape showcase last Friday at Edinburgh’s Cabaret Voltaire! Low Tide ( and Laurent (@laurentsc) both absolutely nailed their performances. Go check them out on social media before they get massive as there’s tonnes more to come from them and our other […]

Laurent releases debut single “Hunting Season”

The first single proper from a young person at our mixtape music club was released on Friday 16th June and has already received airplay on EHFM and BBC Radio! Please do your ears and the young person a favour by giving it a download and save on your chosen music service through the link below! […]