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.

Brathay Explore are off to Bonnie Scotland


Would you like to take part in an inspirational, life-changing expedition to Scotland? Join us on our next outdoor adventure, boldly crossing the borders to explore the Great Glen.Find Out more

How donations in memory of Matt are helping young people


How we’re using the funds raised in Matt Campbell's memory since the launch of the 3.7 programme in September 2018, to improve the resilience of young people at risk of poor mental health. Find Out more

Highlights and challenges


Our Finance Director takes a look at the highlights of 2018 and the challenges ahead over the next 12 months.Find Out more

Two hundred year timeshift as Harden descendants visit Brathay Hall


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


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


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


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


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


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


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