Wednesday, 7 November 2012

Birmingham Trip

The youth group  went to Birmingham to the IKON building to meet with their Youth Group. It was really good they have a good narrow boat. The boat goes a 3 mph. It is a canal boat they have to go through very narrow paths. The building was very good even the electric shock poles. We all got a chance to steer the boat it was very difficult  to steer and very narrow. 

Wednesday, 17 October 2012

Frieze Art Fair

Coniston Youth club went to London to help at Frieze Art Fair. At the Art Fair we sold out of juicy bags and we made £1023 pounds just on juicy bags and we had a Honesty shop stall which made a lot of money as well (almost 2000 pounds). The juicy bags were made using homemade cordial and a soda stream. It was popular because it was in a plastic bag with a straw. While we were in London we all went on the London eye  it was amazing and had a great view of London, we also went on a night tour by bus and got to see all of London's tourist attractions. The strangest thing that happened was a policemen posed for us at downing street. It was much busier than I thought, most of the people we saw were from different countries and spoke different languages than us.

Opera Cabaret

On sunday the 7th october we had a fantastic opera singer call Dawn Furness, she had talents of a angel, her voice is one that you can not compare to anyone else. The youth club sold homemade ice cream,wine and tea all at £1 each.  Also we raised money for the youth group and it was the first time we watched opera.

Wednesday, 3 October 2012

Can't Wait!

This week we are all looking forward to London where we are doing a stall in a (frieze) art fair. We looked at the hostel we are staying in online and it looks posh. It's only 3 minutes away from the Thames. This week we are also making trilillionaires shortbread and flapjack ready for London.

Wednesday, 26 September 2012

A day of Making for Frieze Art Fair

Today at youth club we have been making kimchi and blackberry and apple jam. When we were making kimchi we chopped cabbage, fresh ginger and garlic we will salt the cabbage over night and then add the other ingredients tomorrow night. then we add the special korean red pepper chilli powder. With the apple and blackberry jam we cooked in a big pot where we boiled it and put it to set in the fridge. 

Wednesday, 12 September 2012

Chocolate Fight! In Coniston.

The Youth Club fight over chocolate!

Coniston Youth club made chocolate flapjack and juicy bags to sell in our Honesty shop.

Flapjack        80p ( Plain)
Chocolate covered flapjack £1.00

Juicy bags 50p Each ( Ideal for walkers)

We are also testing the Juicy Bags for when the Youth Club go to London to the Frieze Art Fair.

Hopefully we will be able to sell loads to make money for our youth club.


Wednesday, 29 August 2012

The story so far

All of us Coniston youth club thought it would be quite good but we didn't expect the club to be all boys but a few girls came once. We do a lot things like cooking, building our shed and feeding the piglets up at Lawson park. We make food for shows, make food for film nights, we also have had a group from Birmingham staying up here, we took them up to Tarn hows and went mushrooming around the shores of the tarn. Grizedale arts also has an honesty shop based in Coniston institute.


Wednesday, 15 August 2012


This week we have been making advertisements to show at the film night. One of them is about our honesty shop and the other is about our brand new library! The film we are showing is going to be "Son of Rambow".

Son of Rambow

This week Coniston Youth club has been organising a film night for Wednesday the 22nd of August. We will be screening  The Son of Rambow. It starts at 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm at Coniston Institute. It's £3.50  per person including Lasagne, Garlic bread and sticky toffee pudding with ice-cream Come along and watch! 

Sunday, 29 July 2012

Honest Shop Trailer

This is the trailer we made to promote the Honest Shop. Hope you like it!

Wednesday, 18 July 2012

Info about Film night

This week Robbie has been doing more on our original film witch we will screen on the 24th of july 2012 from 6.30- 8.00 PM it is £3.50 for a ticket witch includes homemade pizza, Ice cream and soft drinks at the institute at coniston. The movie is Village of the damned so Beware of the stare...

Beware of the stare!

This week at coniston youth club we have been deciding on films to watch on tuesday the 24th of july when some kids from Liverpool come for a film night the film we've chosen is The village of the Damned so beware of the stare... We have also been making mint ice cream for the film night aswell.
We have also been carrying on with the film making we have been doing.

Thursday, 28 June 2012

Lawson Park

We are making a shed for an artist at Lawson Park. We have just stared and have been putting in the foundations. We are waiting for the wood to arrive so we can make the walls.

Wednesday, 27 June 2012

ummmmmmmmmmmmm ice cream yum yum yum!!!!!!!!
ummmmmmmmmmmmm elderflower!!!!!!!!!!!! you like?


This week at coniston youth club we have been making meals for the new shop such as tomato pasta (one of my favourite meals) sausage and vegetables and elderflower ice cream  and elderflower cordial.      

Nice labels for things we will sell in the Honest Shop

This week we are making elder flower ice cream,we used elder flowers,lemon,suger,cream,milk and eggs after we had bolied it we had to churn it in the ice cream maker and we have enjoyed doing this together.   By Lauren and Matthew.

Wednesday, 20 June 2012

All work and no games!

Come to our very own honesty shop!

We sell:
  • Meat of our very own pigs.
  • We grow our vegetables fresh out of the ground to sell in the shop!
  • We also sell elderflower cordial and ready meals called heavens kitchens.
More coming soon....

Some of the things we've been up to

Greg and Robbie working hard on their magazines (Cat's in Space and A Blacksmith's Guide).
Jack and Joe are making a book on fishing in Lake Coniston.

Pizza making was a great success.

We made refreshments for the Mill Hill County High School Concert in the Institute. We sold tickets on the door. Half the money went to them and half to the Youth Club. In total we made over £200!!!!

Welcome to coniston youth club. This week we are making pasta, and creating posters and labels for the new shop in the mechanics institute.

Below is bread making for a dinner at Coniston Institute for the head of the Arts Council and Cumbrian Gallery directors. They all loved it!