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.

It’s the little things that count

29/11/2019

The Operations Manager of our busy Bradford centre gives an insight into the extraordinary lengths our key workers are prepared to go when supporting young people at critical times in their lives.Find Out more

Today’s Youth, Tomorrow’s Future

27/11/2019

Our Chief Executive reports on sixth-form students in Cumbria who are urging employers and academics to do more to improve mental health and well-being in young people.Find Out more

“The only shame was that we couldn’t stay longer!”

22/11/2019

Young people from Liverpool and Manchester training for careers in accountancy and financial services with the Leadership through Sport and Business Foundation spent the weekend at Brathay developing some key teamwork skills.Find Out more

Brathay and climate change - part two!

21/11/2019

Part two of our 3-part series of short articles about Brathay Exploration Group and the part played by members in understanding climate change. Find Out more

Brathay finds financial lender that's prepared to buck the trend

20/11/2019

Many commercial lenders shy away from the charity sector. Thankfully, our Finance Director Heather Dixon has found a social lender with the vision to support the work we do.Find Out more

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