Tinie Tempah is headlining a pro-social music event set up by the National Citizen Service (NCS).
The event called ‘NCS Yes Live’ celebrates and recognizes the work young people do on the NCS, and the impact that they have on their communities.
The event was also curated by Tempah, who is also an ambassador for the charity.
Tinie said: “NCS plays a vital role in helping this generation of young people fulfill their potential in life, at work and as social active citizens.”
He added: “They’ve [the young people] have given back more than eight million hours of their time to community projects. That’s why I’m so excited for NCS Yes Live.”
The event takes place on 29 March, from 2 pm till 5.30 pm. Doors open at 1pm and will be held at Camden Roundhouse.
Each year, the Roundhouse works with over 3,000 11-to-25-year-olds, enabling them to realize their potential through creativity.
The Roundhouse aims to work with young people who have been excluded, marginalized or disadvantaged by society, aiding them to find pathways back into education, work or simply to enjoy a wider cultural life.
As well as this the Roundhouse offers audiences of all ages new and extraordinary experiences in live music, circus, theatre and digital sector.
NCS Yes Live will feature live music performances, YouTuber appearances, special guest hosts and two awards that acknowledge a “Social Action Star” and the “Most Inspirational Team Leader or Mentor”.
NCS is a four week part-residential programme for 16-to-17-year-olds in the UK.
It is designed to build confidence, grow life skills and increase social conscience, while maintaining fun and discovery.
Over 200,000 people have taken part in the programme since it was founded in 2011.
Natasha Lizzie, Marketing and Communications Director at the NCS Trust said: “Teenagers get a lot of negative press, and NCS knows that this generation of teenagers are more socially aware, connected and caring than any generation before.
“The real stars of our NCS Yes Live event are the young pope who have already taken part in NCS or plan to do so this summer.”
Additionally, there is a chance to win a pair of tickets to the event. If you’re 16 or 17 years old, sign up for the 2016 NCS programme at yeslive.ncsyes.co.uk before 29 February.
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