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Youth Week WA 2021

The Youth Week WA KickstART Festival is a week-long state wide celebration of young creatives aged between 12 – 26 and is presented by Propel Youth Arts WA. KickstART features over 50 free events for young people, including workshops, talks, exhibitions, performances, markets and other special events throughout the week.

Click here to check out the full program. All KickstART events are free but may require you to pre-register in advance to confirm your spot, as places are limited and are booking out fast!

KickstART Festival Day
Our biggest event of the week KickstART Festival Day will take place in the heart of the City of Perth with a makers market and live music at Forrest Place, with additional events around the Perth Cultural Centre in Northbridge. Enjoy an array of free performances, workshops, exhibitions and activities made by young people for young people. Click here to learn more.

Workshops
All workshops for the KickstART Festival are free to attend for young people aged 12-26, unless otherwise noted. This year, we have a range of in-person and online workshops covering topics as diverse as urban sketching, hip-hop dance, toxic masculinity, creative writing, astrophotography, and much more. Please be sure to register in advance to guarantee your spot. Click here to learn more.

Performances

All workshops for the KickstART Festival are free to attend for all ages, with priority going to people aged 12-26. This year, we have a special all-ages drag show at the State Theatre Centre of WA and a cosy all-afternoon music session at PICA during the week. Click here to learn more. 

Talks
All workshops for the KickstART Festival are free to attend for all ages, with priority going to people aged 12-26. This year, we have a range of in-person and online talks and panel discussions covering topics such as Noongar astronomy, sexual health, cultural safety, and creating your own self care kit. Click here to learn more.

Special Events
All KickstART Festival Special Events are free to attend for all ages and offer an opportunity for young and emerging creatives to network and be spotlighted to the wider through exhibitions and performances, along with other hidden gems along the way. Click here to learn more.


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    Event Showings

    9 - 16 April 2021

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    Price

    Free Entry

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    Location

    Multiple Venue's - See Program