Taking part in a sporting, music, or other activity can lead to many benefits:

  • A sense of achievement when learning something new

  • The chance to make new friends

  • Maybe getting over the barrier of going somewhere new

  • The possibility of being part of a team

Local Barnet activities include:

Barnet’s Youth Engagement Service provides term time and holiday activities

Finchley Youth Activity Centre offer a friendly, supportive environment for all young people in Barnet who want to explore the creative arts regardless of experience.

Finchley Youth Theatre runs courses and activities throughout the year for young people age 8 - 19 (up to 25 for young people with disablilites). Finchley Youth Theatre has its own theatre space, fully equipped dance studio and internet access for young people.

Rithmik studio project is a music project for young people aged 13 to 19 (up to 25 with additional needs) Young people can get involved in Music production, Radio Production, Journalism, Media, Vocals and Song writing.

The Chickenshed theatre, just outside the Barnet border is an inclusive theatre company that first began in 1974. Primarily based at their purpose-built venue in North London, they create theatre for all ages and run successful outreach projects, education courses and membership programmes throughout the year.

Unitas Youth Zone is an independent charity which will be a purpose-built facility for the borough’s young people aged 8 – 19, and up to 25 for those with disabilities.

Directme provides information on services and activities for children, young people and their families in Barnet.

On the Get Yourself Active website site you will find information, resources and links to help you and those around you get active. You can see how others are getting active using personal budgets or by finding the right links in their local community.

Going out to cafes, hotels, restaurants etc...

AccessAble provides accessibility information you need to work out if a place is going to be accessible for you. It covers 10,000s of venues across the UK and Ireland, including shops, pubs, restaurants, cinemas, theatres, railway stations, hotels, colleges, universities, hospitals and more.