Film Premiere Evening

Posted: Mon, 09 Dec 2013 21:17 by Catriona Candler

A powerful film - made more powerful by your voices!

A fantastic film that was moving and thought provoking

Tags: CiCC, Charnwood Arts, Snibston, Holocaust

Prince's Trust TEAM Programme

Posted: Tue, 10 Sep 2013 10:56 by Catriona Candler

Are you aged 16-25 and not in education, emloyment or training? Then the Prince's Trust 12 week TEAM Programme would be great for you!

Find out more about the TEAM programme and apply here.

Tags: Prince's Trust; Training

Beacon Voices shoot a Music Video

Posted: Mon, 02 Sep 2013 10:02 by Catriona Candler

James and Kev from Charnwood Arts shot the video for us. We shot at Beacon Hill Country Park and Beaumanor Hall, which were great locations that should look awesome on the video. The weather was perfect for it which always helps!

Tags: Trips, Choir, Beacon Voices, Beacon Hill, Beaumanor Hall, Voice

Beacon Athletic Shake the Shirt at Leicester City Game

Posted: Sat, 27 Jul 2013 11:52 by Sam Harvey

To celebrate the launch of the new Beacon Athletic football team we were given a wonderful day at the King Power Stadium courtesy of Leicester City Football Club.

Tags: Beacon Athletic FC, Trips

Whats On - Summer Holidays

Posted: Fri, 12 Jul 2013 12:40 by Sam Harvey

Hi Everyone,

I hope you are all looking forward to a lovely summer. Please check out the Coming Up Section in Things To Do to see what's going in the holidays.

For more information please contact Sam

Tags: Trips, Corporate Parenting, Summer Holidays

Experience Ancient Egypt

Posted: Sat, 29 Jun 2013 11:39 by Sam Harvey

On Saturday 29th June, 4 young people went to explore Queen's College Cambridge and learn about ancient Egypt. This is what they said-

Tags: University, Trips


Posted: Tue, 18 Jun 2013 14:45 by Sam Harvey

A big congratulations to Sam Baker!

He applied and has now been offered a place on the Leicestershire Youth Commission on Police and Crime .

Tags: Corporate Parenting, CiCC, meetings, Youth Commission on Police and Crime

APPG - Westminster

Posted: Wed, 05 Jun 2013 10:39 by Catriona Candler

On the 5th of June we went to an All Party Parliamentary Group meeting in Westminster. The purpose of these meetings is to bring young people who are in care, and those with authority together so things that matter to us can be debated and addressed.

Tags: CiCC, APPG

the Beacon is now live!

Posted: Sat, 25 May 2013 22:30 by Victor Cook

Finally a big thanks to Loughborough University for hosting such a brilliant party. We hope to be back there again for another party in the future - watch this space!

We will be adding photos and videos here soon so you can get a flavour of the evening.

Tags: Party, Launch, University, Website

Help Needed for the training of Foster Carers

Posted: Thu, 23 May 2013 14:13 by Sam Harvey


The Foster Carer team are currently looking for young people to help with skill training for Foster Carers.

The sessions take place on Thursday evenings and Saturdays.

You will be receive £15 for your time.

Please contact Sam H for more info

Tags: Foster Carer, Volunteer