Young Storyhouse in lockdown

Whilst Storyhouse was temporarily closed during the pandemic, Young Storyhouse continued to provide young people with support, connection, and a space to be creative online. Alongside moving the regular Young Storyhouse programmes (find out more about those here) online, Young Storyhouse began some new creative projects in response to lockdown:

In On The Act Podcast

In On The Act is a brand new podcast created by the Young Programmers, part of Young Storyhouse.

Who are the Young Programmers?

We are a group of 14-25 year olds who (pre-Pandemic) meet at Storyhouse and learn from arts industry professionals how to organise and run events and festivals, culminating in us creating our very own event or festival.

What is In On The Act?

As organising real-life events hasn’t been possible in 2020, we have spent the last few months meeting virtually to produce a podcast series to share all that we’ve learnt about the arts industry. We’ve interviewed actors, creatives and backstage teams to explore the world of


Coronavirus Time Capsule
A week-by-week response to the pandemic, as seen through the eyes of teenagers. Each week a new film captures the lives of Young Storyhouse during the pandemic.

Watch the Time Capsule so far here.

Young Storyhouse Takeover
Young Storyhouse took over Storyhouse’s digital channels with a festival celebration of young talent.

Find out more about the Young Takeover here.