2011 projects

social action 2011

We have a number of social action projects taking place around Norfolk as part of the Newday youth event at the Norfolk Showground…

These projects are taking place between 01 and 06 August 2011. For more information please contact us.

This is Life: Mile Cross Frantik Holiday Club

Young people will assist Frantik Kids’ Club in running a holiday club for 5-11 year olds, titled ‘Horrible Histories – Fabulous Futures’.


This is Life: Mile Cross ‘Fun in the Park’

King’s Community Church will be hosting a family fun afternoon in Peterson Park. This will involve sport activities, live music, drama performances, food and childrens craft activities like face painting & balloon sculpture.

 This is Life: Mile Cross Sports at Peterson Park

Three days of sports and team games in Peterson Park involving young people from the area. Young people will help co-ordinate training, team activities and matches.


 This is Life: Mile Cross ‘Show in a week’

Young people will help ‘Loose Change Youth Theatre’ and take part in a five-day drama workshop for young people from Mile Cross.


This is Life: Mile Cross ‘The Big Clean Up’

Young people will help with four days of clearance at Peterson Park and the surrounding streets, with communal areas and local residents’ gardens being tidied and cleared of rubbish.

 ‘The Big Clean Up’, Catton

Young people will help local residents in Catton clear front gardens and paint fences. The final day (Saturday) will be a planting scheme day.

Creating a Cleaner Community, Bowthorpe

Young people will be engaged in a variety of environmental tasks throughout Bowthorpe, Norwich including litter picking, tidying up community and recreational areas, tidying gardens of the elderly, and work in Bowthorpe Heritage Community Garden. In addition a some young people will also spend some time working with young people at St. Michael’s School holiday club and at the Football Development Centre.

 Botesdale & Rickinghall Village Outreach

Young people will take part in a variety of activities that will serve the local village community, in particular helping with the monthly car wash and cafe event run by Parkview Chapel.


 ‘Big Summer Clean’, Great Yarmouth

This project aims to join with local people and volunteers to help clean up an area of the Magdalene Estate in Great Yarmouth, particularly helping clear gardens of local residents.

 Family Fun Days, Hellesdon

Young people will help run the fun days for all ages. Lots of games and activities for children, crèche provided for very little ones, pampering session and refreshments for parents.

 Friendship Club & Gardening, Hellesdon

Young people will help local residents with their gardens and other jobs, help with cream teas and games for the elderly, and serving at the local Friendship Club for the elderly.


Messy Church, Hellesdon

Young people will help with a fun day for all ages. Crafts, games, activities for families from the local area.

Summer Football Club, Hellesdon

Young people will help run a football club for 7-12 year olds, where they can come have fun, get exercise and learn some skills.


School Clear Up, Hellesdon

Young people will assist in clearing up and improving a local school through gardening, painting, etc.


Fun Day & Gardening, Poringland

Young people will help with gardening including cutting lawns and hedges, weeding, path clearing and general tasks, to help local residents and the local community. Also at a Community Fun Day on the Saturday.

 Supporting the Elderly, Poringland

Young people will be able to read books, play/perform music, play games, serve drinks, chat or just sit and listen with elderly people at a luncheon club.

 Family Fun Afternoon, Attleborough

Young people will help run activities for under 7’s. Various games, toys, activities, slides, craft etc. for parents to join in with their kids.


 Gardening & Car Washing, Attleborough

Young people will help with gardening and car washing. Gardening will be for specific elderly residents and car washing in Sainsbury’s car park.