Our schedule: current and upcoming projects

21 December 2022 | All News

Here you’ll find a rundown of our live and upcoming VIY projects by region, which we’ll be keeping as up to date as possible (all subject to shift at any time – oh construction life!)

Get involved 

YOUNG PEOPLE AND YOUTH ORGANISATIONS: If you’re interested in joining as a young person or as an opportunity for young people you work with, contact outreach@teamviy.com. In general we work with young people aged 14-24 – those with different age requirements will be marked as such.

MENTORS AND VOLUNTEERS: If you’d like to lend a hand as a VIY Trade Mentor or volunteer some time on one of these projects, please contact karen@teamviy.com

Our 2023 project pipeline

 

Greater Manchester – Inspiring Generations through cricket

  • Unsworth Cricket Club – 16th January-3rd February
    • a lease of life for the club’s facilities, decorating in vibrant club colours!
  • Cheetham Hill Sports Club – 25th January-17th February
    • creating and decorating new female facilities to accommodate their growing female sports teams
  • Stockport Cricket Club – 6th – 23rd February
    • building storage and revitalising this local cricket club
  • Oldham Cricket Club – 13th-31st March
    • modernising both changing rooms and outdoor seating through carpentry and decorating

 

Norfolk – Norwich

  • Community Skillshare Shop – 9th-27th January
    • improving accessibility & kitchen facilities for this community space
  • Epic Studios – 6th-24th February
    • renovating an ‘epic’ broadcast, music & arts venue with a new kitchen and mega decorating
  • Cadge Road Community Centre – 27th February-17th March
    • revitalising this community space through carpentry and decorating
  • Catton Grove Community Centre – 20th March-14th April
    • maximising external space with benches, tables, planters, BBQ, children’s area and mud-kitchen

 

Nottinghamshire

  • Nottingham Women’s Centre – 6th-24th March
    • redecorating this vital space for self-identifying women to use for counselling, improving mental health, crafts and physical activity including yoga
  • Newark Orchard School – 6th-24th March
    • building a sensory garden through carpentry  for this school for students with special educational needs

Sheffield

  • Sunnybank Community Centre – 28th February-17th March
    • redecorating and creating new furniture/storage to bring a vibrant community centre back to life

 

South East

  • Canada Villa Community Centre, Barnet – 6th-31st March
    • rebuilding outdoor decking for outdoor physical activity including yoga and dance
  • Surrey Council CAMs Service, Epsom – April
    • converting a disused pavilion into a therapy garden through carpentry with young CAMs service users

 

West Midlands

  • Concord Youth Centre, Birmingham – 23rd January-10th February
    • improving internal external fitness spaces for young people using the space, through carpentry and decorating
  • Canley Community Centre, Coventry – 13th-3rd March
    • painting a welcoming and fun space to refresh a tired community hall
  • Ashiana Community Project, Birmingham – March
    • building and decorating cycling storage for a female cycling group