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Headliners (UK)

Headliners (UK) is a charity that supports and empowers young people to have a voice. Our vision is a world where young people believe in themselves, are powerful and able to make changes for themselves and for others. Our mission is to inspire children and young people to investigate and challenge the world around them and enhance their personal development.

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Registered charity no. 1043300

Member since November 2021

About us


Headliners (UK) is a registered national charity that that supports disadvantaged young people to have a voice. Our charity has a 27-year track record of inspiring children and young people to investigate and challenge the world around them. Headliners (UK) delivers services and has operating bases in Derry and Belfast in Northern Ireland, Newcastle upon Tyne and London providing personal development, multi-media storytelling, journalism, participation and social action programmes.

The young people we support include vulnerable young people aged 8-25 such as Not in Education, Employment or Training (NEETs) young people, young people at risk of exclusion, young offenders, refugees/ asylum seekers, young people in/leaving care. Our programmes improve confidence, skills, resilience and increase aspirations and we involve young people in decision making from project to strategic planning. We have worked with over 13,500 young people and they have produced over 6,500 stories on issues important to them. #OurVoicesHeard