TYCI is a weekly youth club for young people aged 12-17. We meet every Friday night from 6:30pm-8:00pm in the Timespan Garden.
TYCI is a place for our teens to tackle big issues in all kinds of ways; whether that’s organising a pizza party, film night, game of football, or just getting to hang out with your pals, we believe that young people’s voices are central to creating a just future for all.
Everyone is welcome to join TYCI and every Friday night TYCI members co-design what activities and events happen with the Youth Team!
COMING UP AT TYCI
WEEK 1 FRIDAY 5TH NOVEMBER: Poster Making for Power- Solidarity with the strikers
On the 1st November 2021, rail workers, refuse workers, school support staff across Glasgow will be going on strike due inadequate pay rises. Key workers have worked tirelessly throughout the pandemic, the least they deserve is a pay increase. Tonight at TYCI we will be making posters of solidarity with the striking workers, and will post them up all over Timespan!
WEEK 2 FRIDAY 12TH NOVEMBER: Film Making Basics
This week is film focused, from basic skills, to apps and design, we’ll be learning the skills you will need to document some of our actions coming up over the next few weeks!
SATURDAY 13TH NOVEMBER: MOVIE NIGHT!- NAE PASARAN
This week we’re gonna be having a wee extra film watching session. This week we’ll be watching Nae Pasaran. NAE PASARAN reveals for the first time the incredible impact made by Scottish factory workers 40 years ago against one of the most repressive dictatorships of the 20th century. 40 years after their defiant stand in protest against Pinochet’s Air Force in Chile, Scottish pensioners discover the dramatic consequences of their solidarity.
WEEK 3 FRIDAY 20TH NOVEMBER: CANNAE COOK WILL NAE COOK
As COP26 comes to a close, the work that we need to do doesn’t stop. This week we’ll be cooking a recipe for a disaster. Formed of a feast of ingredients sourced the locally, you will be given one and a half hours to design a dish out of the ingredients on hand. Will we be feasting on a disaster or a dish that’s out of this world?!!!!
WEEK 4 FRIDAY 27TH NOVEMBER: SEED SAVING, COLLECTING & TALKS
Without seeds and without peasants, agriculture would not be possible. Ever since farming and livestock rearing began, peasants and farmers have freely developed, shared and preserved millions of different crop varieties, adapted to new and different socio-environment conditions. But today, peasants and farmers are facing extreme threats from the privatisation of seeds by intellectual property laws. In addition, seed marketing laws ban local and indigenous varieties which don’t fit the industrial model, restricting access and circulation. Today at TYCI we’re going to be going out to collect seeds, identify them and learn a vareity of different ways to store them.
PREVIOUSLY AT TYCI
FRIDAY 30TH JULY: CLOTHING DYES & HYDRODIPS
This week we will be experimenting with a range of different dyes and dips, so whether your trainers need an upgrade or you wanna dye some fresh clothes from scratch, we’ll be here with dyes, paints n’all !
FRIDAY 6TH AUGUST: OUTDOOR MOVIE NIGHT
Bring your pals and we’ll provide the popcorn, you’ll be in for a ride with the movie choice for tonight!
FRIDAY 13TH AUGUST: CYANOTYPE NIGHT
Using materials collected off the beach from weeks gone by, tonight will be a cyanotype special! We’ll be making relief prints onto both paper and fabric and discussing a community project that we might be handing over to the teens!!!