Violet Nights

Violet Nights is a space for young people to socialise and express their views on and explore topical issues with music, performance and discussion. 

In a more relaxed format to panel discussions, people aged 18 – 30 have the opportunity to exchange ideas and engage in issues that feel important to them.

Violet Nights is a real-life forum for online conversations. Bring your ideas and passion to debate on everything from pop culture to current affairs. Past events have included an exploration of queer activism now and in the future, a look at body politics in an age of social media and a debate on the phenomenon of cancel culture.

Violet Nights is a monthly event curated by young people for young people.

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The Violet Nights Podcasting Course

Free

Free

Various times
26 Sep 2019 - 29 Nov 2019
Various times | 26 Sep 2019 - 29 Nov 2019
courses & workshops
Want to make your own podcast? Find out how on a free two-day course for ages 18 – 25
Want to make your own podcast? Find out how on a free two-day course for ages 18 – 25
Novelist, producer

Free

Free

7:00 pm
Fri 18 Oct 2019
7:00 pm | Fri 18 Oct 2019
talks & debates
family & young people
The Mercury Prize nominee shares his knowledge of being a DIY musician in a discussion for ages 18 - 30
The Mercury Prize nominee shares his knowledge of being a DIY musician in a discussion for ages 18 -...
Violet Nights at Southbank Centre

Free

Free

7:00 pm
Thu 28 Nov 2019
7:00 pm | Thu 28 Nov 2019
talks & debates
family & young people
How are black women who shave their heads depicted in the media and greeted at the barbershop?
How are black women who shave their heads depicted in the media and greeted at the barbershop?