60 Years of Youth Culture Documentary

Bob Cope BYC Project Manager

60 Years of Youth Culture Documentary

Programme for the day
1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. Welcome / House Keeping Ice Breaker Getting to know each other (+ Flip camera game) Introduction to BYC Introduction to the project (Documentary trailer video) Shaping a documentary Interviewing case study Lunch (Meeting BYC CEO James & BYC Trustees) Energiser exercise Watch back Flip camera exercise Perceptions of youth - exercise BYC Westminster video Expectations for the project (personal / group) Group discussion about historical movements / campaigns Next Steps

60 Years of Youth Culture Documentary

Fire or Emergency meeting point

Chris Keeling-Rowe BYC Head of Communications and Development

60 Years of Youth Culture Documentary

Ice Breaker
Turn to your neighbour and find out:  Their name Where they are from What interests they have Why they registered for the project
Be prepared to report back to everyone what you find out

Tim Coates BYC Vice Chair (Campaigns and Communications)

60 Years of Youth Culture Documentary

Introduction to BYC Our History Our Trustees Our Mission
60 Years of Youth Culture Documentary

What’s the project all about

60 Years of Youth Culture Documentary

"What is happening to our young people? They disrespect their elders, they disobey their parents. They ignore the law. They riot in the streets inflamed with wild notions. Their morals are decaying. What is to become of them?"  Plato, 4th Century BC
60 Years of Youth Culture Documentary

60 Years of Youth Culture Documentary

60 Years of Youth Culture Documentary

60 Years of Youth Culture Documentary

What’s the point?
What positive impact have young people had on changing society for the better? What do some of these people have to say about young people today? Why does the demonisation of young people continue generation after generation?
60 Years of Youth Culture Documentary

The Production Schedule

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Jemma Jup Media Trust – Project Mentor

60 Years of Youth Culture Documentary

Hannah Candassamy BYC International Assistant

60 Years of Youth Culture Documentary

Where did this project come from? What are the Heritage Lottery Fund’s objectives? What does that mean to the project?

60 Years of Youth Culture Documentary

Heritage is what we have inherited from the past and value enough to share and sustain for the future. As well as physical heritage like buildings, parks and monuments heritage can also be memories, identity and the development of communities. HLF

60 Years...
1950s - the concept of ‘youth’ and youth culture was established. Young people had disposable income for the first time. 1960s - Youth counter cultures developed, bringing about social revolution. Young people questioned authority and government, demanding more freedom and rights for marginalised groups.
60 Years of Youth Culture Documentary

60 Years...
1967: Hundreds of students at the London School of Economics protested about the appointment of a chief exec with alleged racist links 1970s - March 1970 - first time 18-year-old citizens were allowed to vote since the age of majority was reduced from 21
60 Years of Youth Culture Documentary

60 Years...
1980s - Live Aid, a multi-venue rock music concert held on July 13, 1985 to raise funds for famine relief in Ethiopia largely implemented by young people. 1980s/1990s – anti-apartheid movement to end institutional racism in South Africa
60 Years of Youth Culture Documentary

60 Years...
 2000 to today - 29th February 2000 Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill – Equalised the age of consent for all people.  15th February 2003 - March against the war in Iraq was the UK’s biggest ever demonstration  The Hunting Act 2004 was passed, outlawing hunting with dogs in England and Wales from Feb 2005

60 Years of Youth Culture Documentary

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