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.

Unearthing the mysteries of climate change - part one!

25/10/2019

Part one of a 3-part blog explaining Brathay's early role in helping scientists to measure glacial retreat.Find Out more

Everybody Loves a Happy Ending

03/10/2019

As Assistant Head of our Bradford centre, Julie Whiting plays a big part in the day-to-day delivery of our community programmes. She loves her job, and never more so than when she gets to see a young person grow and flourish over the years.Find Out more

New migrants find friendship and adventure at Brathay

26/09/2019

When new migrants visited us at Brathay Hall in Ambleside recently, confidence levels increased and unexpected friendships were formed.Find Out more

Climbing Loughrigg Another Way

04/09/2019

Our Chief Executive, Godfrey Owen, spends the day with a PAYES group as they climb to the summit of Loughrigg in pouring rain to celebrate Another Waynwright Day.Find Out more

More Musings From Maurice

08/08/2019

When our visiting archivist Maurice Dybeck comes to stay with us at Brathay he finds plenty going on to remind him of bygone days. Find Out more

Making Memories

19/07/2019

Brathay residentials bring new challenges and experiences into young people's lives that they are likely to remember forever.Find Out more

Remembering Ioan Thomas

03/07/2019

We take a moment to remember a prominent member from the early days of the Brathay Exploration Group, Ioan Thomas.Find Out more

Wellbeing in the Workplace

02/07/2019

Chief Executive, Godfrey Owen, commissioned a staff wide survey to uncover how employees really feel about wellbeing at the moment, and specifically what everyone thinks about working at Brathay.Find Out more

Every picture tells a thousand words!

03/05/2019

A photograph from 40 years ago shows that camaraderie and support for one another have always prevailed at Brathay. Find Out more

Some food for thought from our visiting archivist

05/04/2019

Some interesting food for thought from our archivist Maurice DybeckFind Out more