Welcome to Young Identity

Young Identity's voice cuts through the noise. We are unique, different and stand out.
We believe in the transformative power of the arts in young peoples' lives.  


Come write with us

Young Identity are calling all aspiring writers, poets and spoken word artists aged 13-25; come, create, write and perform with us, we run weekly writing and performance workshops:

- Monday at HOME ( 2 Tony Wilson Place, Manchester M15 4FN) 7 - 9pm

- Tuesday Contact at Powerhouse (140 Raby Street, Moss Side, M14 4SL) 7-9pm. (Currently closed, reopens March 2020)

Upcoming shows & Artists Opportunities 2019

Ripples of Hope Business & Investment Summit

Young Identity Poets: Ella Otomewo and Crispy B will be performing at Ripples of Hope.   Kerry Kennedy, Sir Richard Leese and Mayor Andy Burnham are delighted to invite you to join 130 cross-sector senior decision-makers from the business, finance a...
  • Feb 1
  • Free

Screams, chants and tight-lipped silence: poetry and protest

Manchester Amnesty International group join with arts organisation Young Identity to present an afternoon of poetry and spoken word in solidarity with Ahmed Mansoor, a human rights defender currently imprisoned in the United Arab Emirates. Ahmed is himself ...

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