Mixtape Volume 4 underway as more young bands and artists hit the recording studio!

Another great week in the recording studio with @markmorrowaudio for the young bands and artists in our Mixtape Music Club! New tunes on the way from @ecliptic_band , @nobodytoldus_band , @lowtide.band , @laurentsc , @leonhighway_music , Abigail Kerner, @drenched_in_dreams_band , and more! Thanks to @deidrebrockenl MP, who popped in to check out the project too! […]

Monday Youth Clubs changing from tonight!

As per the attached flyers, our Monday night drop-in provision is changing so that we can work with P7’s – this is to help young people socially transition as they prepare for going to High School, and to establish a relationship with young people ahead of them joining us for Summer Programme! This means P7/S2 […]

NXNW3 Sells out again!

Saturday 3rd February saw the 3rd North By North West (NXNW) take place; which if you don’t know is our musical showcase partnership with pals Tinderbox, and now Intercultural Youth Scotland. These evenings take place at Leith Depot and are designed to allow young musicians from all over the city a platform to play music, […]

Granton Youth’s AGM 2024

C/O Royston Wardieburn Community Centre 11 Pilton Drive North The Annual General Meeting of Granton Youth Ltd will take place on Monday 19th February 2024 at 7:30 pm. This will be via Zoom. Please contact mary@grantonyouth.com to obtain link to the meeting. AGENDA 1. Chairperson’s Welcome / Trustee Report 2. Ratification of Previous AGM minutes […]

New Streetwork times and team leader!

We recently appointed Ben, who has worked with us the last year and a half, as our new Streetwork Team Leader. Streetwork is detached youth work, on the street, to meet and talk to young people using a harm reduction approach to minimise risk-taking behaviour. By getting to know young people on their own terms […]

North By North West 3 Announced!

Our growing partnership with fellow noisemakers Tinberbox and Edinburgh’s newest emerging talent night returns on Saturday 3rd February in collaboration with Leith Depot and Independent Venue Week! We’ve now put together an industry panel for before the show – Featuring speakers from Tinderbox Collective, Granton Youth Mixtape, Intercultural Youth Scotland, and Off The Record, NxNW: Support […]

North Edinburgh News article on Mixtape Music Club!

Thanks to the North Edinburgh News for publishing some information on our Mixtape Music club – including testimonies from some of the young people who attend! we’ve included the article here so you can give it a read! Granton Youth has an open access introduction to playing, singing, song-writing and performing for young people aged […]

Mixtape takes over Sneaky Petes again in 2024!

New year, New mixtape showcase gig for young people! Really excited to be putting on another show @sneakypetesclub on Saturday 9th March featuring: @laurentsc fresh from a great emergence in 2023, armed with new tunes, and playing those from debut EP “modern myths” – playing their first headline show of 2024! Support comes from dream-pop […]

Amazing night at NXNW2

Young people and families came out in force to support only the 2nd ever North By North West (NXNW) at Leith Depot on Sunday nigh, with the venue sold out two weeks in advance of the show! This is our collaborative live showcase night for young artists, in partnership with the top chums in Tinderbox […]

Well Done to all involved in GY’s Xmas Fayre!

What a day – Granton Youth’s first EVER Christmas fair was a roaring success. This day was COMPLETELY planned by our volunteer Nicola (more commonly know at GY as Big Nic) with the support from our amazing mum’s at our Families Together group – you are all absolutely incredible and we’re so proud of you […]