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A networked approach to promoting meaningful musical pathways for young Londoners facing challenging circumstances.

Ignite Trust

Ignite Trust’s purpose is to work with at risk and vulnerable young people from disadvantaged backgrounds through positive activities such as dance, after school clubs and specialist activities for particular groups (such as young parents) that lead to lasting change. They run open sessions for young people (aged 13-19), Arts Award courses (music), and open mic nights for young people (13-19).

  • Organisation Type: Community / participatory music organisation

Email: watie@ignitetrust.org.uk

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Proportion of the young musicians who face aspects from the Indices of Multiple Deprivation

51-75%

Three most commonly faced challenges

Economic deprivation, Not in Education, Employment or Training (NEET), Special educational needs

Age of participants

11-25

Where the young musicians we work with live
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Music activities and genres

Musical activities

Composition/songwriting, DJ/MC, Improvisation, Instrument-making, Mentoring, Music and movement, Performance, Technology, Training, Vocal, Youth leadership

Genres

Caribbean, Folk, Garage, Gospel, Grime, Hip Hop, Jazz & blues, Music theatre, Pop and Rock, Rap MC, Reggae, RnB

Participants Recruited From

The most popular organisations young people working with Ignite Trust are recruited from:

Participants Referred To

Some of the common 'next step' organisations for individuals working with Ignite Trust:

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Definition of Indices of Multiple Deprivation

The Indices of Deprivation 2015 provide a set of relative measures of deprivation for small areas (Lower-layer Super Output Areas) across England, based on seven different domains of deprivation:

For more information see: Gov.uk - 2015 Statistical Release (PDF 1.5MB)