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Young Carers Festival – Young Carers Aged 12+ FULLY SUBSCRIBED – WAITING LIST ONLY

28 June - 30 June

This event is now fully subscribed, but you can still register your interest and we will add your name to a waiting list if we have any cancellations. 

“The Young Carers Festival (YCF) is the biggest gathering of young carers’ in the world. It is an annual must-attend event for young carers to have fun, unwind, make new friends and try new things.” – The Children’s Society

This festival is organised by The Children’s Society, in partnership with YMCA Fairthorne Group and will take place at YMCA Fairthorne Manor on Friday 28th – Sunday 30th June. It’s a fantastic weekend where you get the chance to be with 2000 other young carers from across the country and have a weekend completely dedicated to you and the amazing things you do! There’s a funfair, YCFM Radio, The Voice Zone where you get to have your say about improving awareness and support for young carers, sports, arts and crafts and even a planetarium! Along with loads of other cool things across the weekend, this is an opportunity you won’t want to miss! Check out The Children’s Society website for more information and videos from previous festivals: https://www.childrenssociety.org.uk/information/young-people/young-carers/festival.

If you would like to join us for this amazing weekend please complete the brief below form. We are asking for a £25 contribution towards transport, which is refundable if you cancel within 7 days.

Places are extremely limited for this event and will be offered on a first come first serve basis.

To sign up for this event please click here.

This event is for Young Carers living in Bedford Borough only.

To find out what support is on offer for Young Carers in Central Bedfordshire follow this link 

Carers in Bedfordshire is a charity and relies on donations, if you would like to make more activities like this possible for other carers now and in the future, you can do so on this JustGIving page


28 June
30 June
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