Give your Life a Lift

Choose a filter to see the activities, support services and perfomances that are happening at Lift over the next few months. More things are being added all the time.

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Fencing for beginners

Fencing is a safe, creative sport that involves a high level of strategy engaging both body and mind. Read more

Lift Youth Workers

Lift youth workers run many of the activities detailed on this website and they are here to help and support you on a one-to-one basis. Read more

Lift Voices - singing group

Join our new vocal group and hit the right pitch. This will improve your harmony skills, increase your vocal range and build up your conf... Read more

Work Out in the Gym

Time to meet your fitness goals. Drop into our 30 station gym and enjoy a workout. We have a wide range of equipment including fixed and... Read more

Low, stressed or anxious?

Mind Connect offer a confidential counselling service for young people aged 12-25 to come and talk. Read more

Youth Sessions

We have board games, books, music, playlists made by you, table tennis, TV, videos and an X box. Youth workers are always on hand for adv... Read more

Music Production

Learn to produce beats, write rhymes and lyrics and record your own music with our professional music tutor. Read more

Creative Kitchen

Each week we cook a different dish from around the world. All recipes are creative, healthy, tasty, economical and easy to make. Read more

Young Women Only Gym

Every Wednesday we have an hour in the gym exclusively for young women. Female instructor on hand for support. Read more

Pad Work Training

Training with focus pads is a great way to develop your reflexes, agility and overall cardio vascular fitness. Read more

Archery Course for Beginners

Try put this exciting skill that will improve your focus, concentration, upper body strength and coordination. Read more

Afrobeats Dance

We work towards performing at end of term shows, community festivals and even the Notting Hill Canival. Read more

Parkour and Free Runnning

Learn the basics - jumping and landing, rolling and vaulting, climbing and balancing. Every Monday and Tuesday. Read more

Need somewhere for your creative project?

book now for 2018

Young people with creative projects can apply to book the Angel Room, St Pancras Room, the Computer Room or the dance studio for free. Read more

For 16-25 year olds
By application ony

Drop in support

These confidential drop in sessions are for young people who want more information about drugs and alcohol misuse Read more

Explore Time Travel

Explore Time Travel

Explore Time Travel through creative activities and share your ideas for future workshops. Read more

Date: Wednesday 23 May
Time: 5.30-8.30pm
Ages: 13-19yrs

Festival Arts and Decorations

We will be creating festival insired arts and decorations for the Go Islington Festival. Read more

Be all you can be with the Duke of Edinburgh's Award

The world’s leading youth achievement award, young people the opportunity to be the very best they can be. Now available at Lift. Read more

Carnival Cooking

We are celebrating the smells and tastes of the Caribbean with two five week courses. Read more

Carnival Project with iindigo world

Create, rehearse and take part in a spectacle and showcase your skills in dance, drumming, music, drama, body art and carnival costume de... Read more

Street Food Cookery Course

Learn how to cook amazing tasting dishes and get an insight into the business of street food. Read more

Beauty Workshops

Join us for six workshops featuring nail art, henna and make-up master classes. Read more

Music and Imagery Art Workshops

This project will enhance your illustration and graphic design skills and inspire art through feelings, thoughts and memories evoked by m... Read more

Young Master Chefs

Cooking is a great life skill and after this course you may want to make it your career. Read more

The Big Islington Animation

In this two day course you will design, animate and edit your very own short film from craft materials using professional studio equipment. Read more

Get ready to be entertained

This summer Lift will be open on some Saturday evenings for film, food, games and other entertainment. Celebrate summer, make new friends... Read more