Mixtape club on tour as Low Tide play Aberdeen!

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  No mixtape club tonight BUT thats okay cause we’re taking the club on tour! @lowtide.band are playing @cafedrummonds , Aberdeen, alongside @copperlungs and @edmerchantmusic ! Doors are at 8pm and the gig is completely free so get doon! GY x #lowtideband #grantonyouthmixtapeclub #mixtapeontour #grantonyouth #youngmusicians #hittinthatdustytrail

Study Space Available

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In line with young people telling us they are already stressing about exams, and the fact that we know home can be busy/isn’t always quiet – We’ve committed to giving young people a study space within our youth clubs on Monday and Friday evenings. We’ve also got lots of free resources and staff on hand […]

Harvest Festival at Lauriston Farm this weekend!

Our friends at Lauriston Farm are hosting their annual Harvest Festival this Saturday at 30th September from 2pm with a full programme of music and activities for families and young people alike! 2pm – 3pm : Soil Explorations in the field & under the microscope with Lauriston Soil Lab 3.10pm-4.10pm : Shunpike Social Club – […]

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!

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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 […]