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Cultural Youth Forum

We are Leicestershire County Council’s Cultural Youth Forum, and our mission is to help make heritage, libraries and cultural activities more relevant and interesting to other young people!

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Natural & Cultural Heritage

For the next two years our focus will be the relationship between natural and cultural heritage, such as:

  • Cultural heritage and the climate
  • Historic environment and sustainability
  • Natural resources and our historic environment

We will be supporting young people in satellite project across the county to explore their unique opinions, views and perspectives about environmental topics they are passionate about. They will express their voice through a collaborative art piece which will then be shared within their communities to generate conversation, gather feedback and insight. These projects and the insight gathered will have the opportunity to help shape and inform future plans for Net Zero Leicestershire.

All our activity promotes youth participation and promotes youth voice in line with LCC’s ambition for a countywide Youth Charter.

Satellite Projects

Charnwood Museum

Charnwood Young People have developed a host of vibrant, multi-faceted characters, each embodying key environmental issues that are important to them.

Find out more about 'Charnwood Museum'

Harborough Museum & Library

Young People in Harborough hope their Net Zero Zine starts a climate change conversation with other young people in the Harborough District.

Find out more about 'Harborough Museum & Library'

Melton Carnegie Museum

Melton's young people have created artwork and banners out of recycled materials that highlight issues they are passionate about.

Find out more about 'Melton Carnegie Museum'

A snapshot of life during the Pandemic

The Covid-19 pandemic has affected everyone, and it’s part of our lives now and it will become a part of our history. We were interested to find out what life has really been like for young people across Leicestershire during the pandemic and lockdowns.

Find out more about 'A snapshot of life during the Pandemic'