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 20/11/2018  1 WEEK UNTIL THE BIG GIVE CHRISTMAS CHALLENGE  We are taking part in the  Big Give Christmas Challenge  this year to raise funds for our new nail bar on Grahame Park estate. It supports some of the most vulnerable girls and young women on Barnet’s largest estates and one of its most disadvantaged areas. Our aim is to raise all of the funds we need to run it in 2019.  The Big Give Christmas Challenge runs for a week from 27th November to 4th December and every £1 donated to us will be matched by another £1 – doubling your donation and your impact.

20/11/2018

1 WEEK UNTIL THE BIG GIVE CHRISTMAS CHALLENGE

We are taking part in the Big Give Christmas Challenge this year to raise funds for our new nail bar on Grahame Park estate. It supports some of the most vulnerable girls and young women on Barnet’s largest estates and one of its most disadvantaged areas. Our aim is to raise all of the funds we need to run it in 2019.

The Big Give Christmas Challenge runs for a week from 27th November to 4th December and every £1 donated to us will be matched by another £1 – doubling your donation and your impact.

 
 19/11/18  YOUNG LONDONER’S FUNDING AWARDED  Thanks to the Mayor of London's  #YoungLondonersFund  we are able to invest in the ideas of young people from Barnet who have designed these exciting creative spaces in their communities. Over the next 3 years, our inspiring staff team will continue to do what they do best; build trusted relationships, listen to their individual needs and bring specialist support to young people in spaces where they feel safe and inspired. We’re looking forward to showcasing creative talent that will be produced…

19/11/18

YOUNG LONDONER’S FUNDING AWARDED

Thanks to the Mayor of London's #YoungLondonersFund we are able to invest in the ideas of young people from Barnet who have designed these exciting creative spaces in their communities. Over the next 3 years, our inspiring staff team will continue to do what they do best; build trusted relationships, listen to their individual needs and bring specialist support to young people in spaces where they feel safe and inspired. We’re looking forward to showcasing creative talent that will be produced…

 
 
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04/07/18

EP Launch

We are excited to announce the release of this EP featuring 4 tracks produced and recorded during The Lab’s weekly studio sessions. This EP is the culmination of many months hard work by the 3 young artists Youth, Sparku & Lembz. The inspiring quality of the music is testament to the professionalism and creativity of the young people we work with every week.

 
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14/05/18

Nail Training manual

Busy session at one of our community nail bars @DollisDolls yesterday - testing out and reviewing our brand new training manual before it’s ready to go to print!

 
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10/05/18

Leadership award

A massive congrats to one of our incredible volunteers Franco who we nominated for a @JPFoundation leadership award to say thank you for everything he does, & the generous time he gives to everyone on our music project #TheLAB outside of working for the metropolitan police.

 
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25/04/18

NEW LOGOS FOR NAIL BARS

INTRODUCING....the brand new logos for  our community nail bars  - after 5 yrs, it was time for a re-brand. This has been a 4 month process of design, collaboration & consultation with the young women we work with. We LOVE what they’ve come up with

 
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21/03/18

London Youth awards

We’re thrilled to be at the LondonYouth awards this evening where Rickardo Stewart has won Youth Practitioner of the Year Award 2018, thank you Rickardo @CommunitySouls for all that you do! #LYAwards

 
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20/03/18

Pop-up Nail bar @ THE HOUSE OF COMMONS

We’re back at the HouseofCommons with our amazing community nail technicians hosting a pop-up nail bar for our amazing supporters ML24_CSR

 
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23/02/18

Pop-up Nail bar @ TATE

Proud to part of an amazing night at the Tate Modern on Friday. Thanks to Stance Podcast for inviting our super talented In Our Hands technicians to set up a pop-up nail bar and deliver some on point nail art! We were so busy we had to ask people to queue!

 
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12/02/18

NIKE Trains our ldnrs

Excited to announce that @NikeUK trainers are heading down to our Combat Academy tonight to host a strength & conditioning workshop! Nothing beats a LDNR!

 

22/12/17

THE LAB PRESENTS: SESSIONS VOL.3

THE LAB are celebrating the release of their third mixtape, showcasing new tracks from our talented artists and producers. To listen to the entire mixtape and more, check out THE LAB SOUNDCLOUD.

 
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14/12/17

In our hands graduation

A MASSIVE congratulations to all of the technicians who graduated from our #InOurHands Training Programme today. Thanks to @ML24_CSR @sharmadeanreid and all involved for coming to support them at the graduation event today.

 
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13/12/17

Imogen forte shoot

A huge thank you to Imogen Forte, the extremely talented photographer, for coming to visit our spaces and capturing them so beautifully. Many of the photos Imogen took can be seen across our website.  To view the rest of her incredible portfolio click HERE.