Brathay Blog

Catch up on what the Brathay team are up to, and their thoughts on a range of subjects relating to our work with children and young people, our research activities and fundraising.

Two hundred year timeshift as Harden descendants visit Brathay Hall

04/01/2019

Time went back two hundred years at Brathay Hall recently, as descendants of John & Jessy Harden visited the ancestral home for the first time.Find Out more

Making an incredible impact on children who run away

03/12/2018

For the last two years we have worked with young people (aged 11 to 17) who go missing from home in the Oldham area. Find Out more

Happy glaze ahead - new partnership with Miles-Moore Ceramics

30/11/2018

Guest writer Siobhan Miles-Moore explains why her and her husband Martin are supporting our work with young people.Find Out more

Supporting Mitzvah Day in the Lake District

30/11/2018

Mitzvah Day happens each November; it is a day where individuals and businesses can give their time instead of money to create a difference in their local community. This year Brathay helped by providing a minibus to assist in transport.Find Out more

Talent Match – how we’re supporting young people into employment

28/11/2018

Over the last five years we have helped over 600 people in West Yorkshire on the path to work and training through Talent Match.Find Out more

Wellbeing: a sufficiency of wealth

26/11/2018

Guest writer Sir Christopher Ball, a Fellow of Brathay and founder of the 10in10, shares his thoughts on wellbeing and a sufficiency of wealth in the third blog of a three part series.Find Out more

Mark Wolfson - a personal tribute

23/11/2018

Brathay Archivist, Maurice Dybeck, remembers his time with Mark Wolfson, who was Principal of Brathay from 1962-1965, going on to be Chair of Trustees.Find Out more

What's been going on in Barrow? Natalia has an update..

22/11/2018

Our Barrow youth worker, Natalia, gives us an update on what we've been up to in Barrow and Furness in the last few months.Find Out more

Maggie Angus–Bercowitz - A memorial

20/11/2018

Maurice, our archivist, speaks of Maggie Angus-Bercowitz who recently passed away at the age of 91. Maggie was one of the very first members of staff at Brathay Hall and helped Brathay flourish.Find Out more

Wellbeing: good health

12/11/2018

Guest writer Sir Christopher Ball, a Fellow of Brathay and founder of the 10in10, shares his thoughts on wellbeing and good health in the second blog of a three part series.Find Out more