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Love vs Hate Fundraiser - 10/02/2018

What’s On – Winter - 21/01/2018

Check out what’s on at the centre over the next couple of months  There’s a whole range of activities, from youth clubs and yoga classes to language classes and film clubs, we’ve got something for everyone!

Indoor Bowls Taster Day - 10/01/2018

Our Carpet Bowls taster day is getting near. Don’t miss it! Monday 22nd January – 10am to 4pm All abilities welcome – ages 21+ More info to follow soon.

Practice Room Consultation - 04/01/2018

Thanks to all our users who took part in our recent practice room consultation. We asked our users to rate, out of 5, a range of items relating to our practice rooms. We endeavor to give our users the best experience possible when they book and use our rehearsal spaces, as well as offer flexible […]

Big Fat Christmas Quiz! - 18/12/2017

  £4 entry with a prezzy from Santa (for big and little kids alike!) • 4 till 11pm • Santa’s grotto • Festive rolls • Mulled wine • Mince pies • Bar • Ugly jumper competition • Live acts

Snowdog visitor at Cathays - 27/11/2017

Here at CCYCP we’re very excited to have a temporary visitor in th e shape of a ‘Snowdog’, who’s already made her/him?self at home, exploring the building – playing pool in the youth area, checking out the ‘what’s on’ notice board and hanging out in the Embassy Café. Riverside Sourdough made friends with our new arrival, […]

Absolutely Fabulous Vegan Fayre - 20/11/2017

  Absolutely Fabulous are bringing their Vegan Fayre to the Community Centre this Saturday.   ADMISSION FREE Amazing Vegan Food- Babita’s Spice Deli-Babita’s Gluten Free Indian Street Food-People love this wonderful Vegan food. Babita has been at my events since I started & people come specially to enjoy her food & buy takeaways Jive Street Artisan […]

Studio 22 Music Project at the Centre - 28/09/2017

Studio 22 ran a homeless music project, Street Smart Music, this past year at the centre. Here are a selection of some of the photos of participants and volunteers using our practice rooms!

Halloween Fundraiser Next Meeting - 28/09/2017

We would like to invite everyone along who’s interested in either planning the event, or taking part on the day, to our next meeting on 11th October at 6pm The agenda is: Performers Publicity On the day jobs AOB If interested please contact 02920373144 and ask for Fran. If you can’t attend and you’d like […]

Riverside Sourdough @ The Embassy Cafe! - 09/07/2017

Starting on Monday 7th August 2017, Riverside Sourdough will be running the Embassy Cafe on weekdays! See the poster below for more info and/or check out the Embassy Cafe page.

Thanks to Richard Jackson for Donating a MIDI Keyboard - 29/04/2017

Many thanks to Richard Jackson for kindly donating a MIDI Keyboard to us for use in Studio 2! You can see more donations and thank-yous here. If you’d like to donate something please contact us.

Embassy Fest – Great Opportunities for You - 08/04/2017

Embassy Fest, a music festival run by our very own members here at Cathays will be happening in November this year and we are offering some excellent opportunities for you to be part of it. We are looking for anything from stalls to art expositions, bands that wish to perform, and other forms of entertainment, and any […]

Become a music producer - 28/01/2017

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New Year, New Plans - 07/01/2017

Happy New Year ! We hope everyone had a great holiday and 2017 will be a great year for us all. Here at Cathays Community Centre we always strive to make improvements to the building, what we offer, our members, and the community as a whole. So, of course, we have big plans for the […]

A BIG thank you - 10/12/2016

Thank you to everyone who came to the quiz at the centre on the 9th of December, because of you generous people we raised a amazing £468.01 This money will make such a difference to the centre and help make the experience of those who use the centre better. So thank you to all who […]

Christmas quiz at Cathays! - 05/11/2016

We invite you to our Christmas Quiz on Friday the 9th of December where there will be live music, food, Competition and a Disco.  Adults only pay £2.00. Under 18’s £1.00.

The Den is Open! New Cafe Lounge Area - 01/10/2016

As if the Embassy Cafe couldn’t get any better! We now have an extra room, ‘The Den’, with sofas, a coffee table, and an overall warm and comfy atmosphere for you to chill out in.

You Are Invited to the Annual General Meeting 2016 - 17/09/2016

The Annual General Meeting of the Cathays & Central Youth & Community Project will be held on Tuesday 20th September at 6pm at Cathays Community Centre. ALL are welcome to attend the AGM which will include: Presentation of the annual report Discussion of ongoing development of the old bingo hall Election of the Management Board […]

Bargain Music Rehearsal and Recording Spaces over the Summer Holidays! - 23/07/2016

Over the summer holidays we are offering bargain music rehearsal and recording spaces for under 18s. Contact us to book a practice room for just £1 an hour per person before 3pm Monday to Saturday. You can also book a recording session for £1 an hour for the room (just let us know if you need support). […]

Cathays Community Centre is Housing Inspiring Mental Health Arts Project - 11/06/2016

As featured by Wales Online, a new project that aims to help mental health sufferers through the use of arts as a form of mindfulness is being run at Cathays Community Centre! For more information or to join the group email *protected email*

The Magic Bus Music/Performance Event – Friday 22nd April! - 16/04/2016

A music performance event called The Magic Bus is happening on Friday 22nd April at Cathays Community Centre. ALL WELCOME. Licensed bar, food, soft drinks, stalls and raffles!

New Community Centre Entrance Building Work Has Begun! - 12/04/2016

Building work has begun to install doors at the front of the Community Centre, onto the pavement. The doors will make the Centre more visible, and will increase footfall for our community cafe. Work to install the doors will take around 3 weeks, so look out for our re-launch at the start of May! UPDATE […]

Thank You - 21/03/2016

A big thanks to MRJ Plumbing & Heating Ltd and Smart Sector for their brilliant work on getting us heat and safe power in our disused bingo hall, what they have done has allowed us to start the long process of using the hall for many things. 

Vegan Fayre Sunday 13th March! - 27/02/2016

The Absolutely Fabulous Vegan Food/Health, Fitness & Beauty Fayre returns to Cathays Community Centre on Sunday 13th March 2016! All are welcome! See the Facebook event page for details.

Under Construction Gig – 6th February 2016! - 30/01/2016

Under Construction – Cathays Community Centre – Youth Bands All Ages Gig – No Alcohol – 5-8pm – Sat 6th February – Doors open 5pmSea Rhinoceros – 5:15Dismay – 5:45Unforgettable Adventure days – 6:15Jaws of the Guillotine – 6:45Tickets £3 ADV (available at the Community Centre)£3.50 on the door  

The Real Junk Food Project at Embassy Cafe is Now OPEN! - 23/01/2016

The Cardiff Real Junk Food Project is officially open at the Embassy Cafe! All meals are served on a Pay-as-you-Feel basis and are absolutely delicious. Come on down to check it out! Feel free to get in contact via Twitter or e-mail: #feedbelliesnotbins @RealJunkFoodCDF *protected email*  

Happy New Year 2016!! - 09/01/2016

Happy New Year 2016 from everyone here at Cathays Community Centre! It’s all back to normal here so check out our What’s On and Room Hire pages for more info!

Absolutely Fabulous Vegan Fair - 30/11/2015

Back at Cathays Community Centre this SUNDAY (6th of December) Between the hours of 11:00 and 15:00 £1 entry for Adults and children go free! All sorts of food stalls and vegan cosmetic stalls Come along and see the garden tree decorated and spruced up like you have never seen it before More information here on […]

Who runs the Centre? - 11/11/2015

Have you ever wondered who runs the charity and who has the final say? Well we have a management board of 5 trustees as well as local Councillors and  members of the local constabulary Although the admin staff work on the day to day running the overall project and what we do is decided once […]

Saturday Music Youth Club - 11/11/2015

Are you looking for somewhere to practice or to learn or just to meet other musicians? Head down to Cathays Community Centre every Saturday from 14.25 for 2 hour sessions You can even get involved in organising gigs  £1 entry More Info

Work Experience - 10/11/2015

Well it is the time of year where school, college and uni will be telling you to get work experience or a placement  So why not head to our work experience page and see what we have to offer for you Or if you are just interested in volunteering head to our volunteer section

Youth Clubs - 10/11/2015

Just a reminder that we are running four youth club sessions every week between Monday and Saturday So why not head over to our youth clubs page Or for more information feel free to call us on 02920373144 or email us at *protected email* We look forward to seeing you soon! 

Open Mic Night/Acoustic Gig November 7th! - 31/10/2015

Attention all acoustic acts! We’re putting on an open mic/acoustic gig at Cathays Community Centre on November 7th, 4pm til 7pm. The cafe will also be open for refreshments and snacks. If you need anymore info contact Meurig *protected email* or telephone 07747188380.

New Website - 19/10/2015

Welcome to the new MOBILE FRIENDLY Cathays Community Centre website

Vegan Fayre Sunday 25th October! - 17/10/2015

The Absolutely Fabulous Vegan Food/Health, Fitness & Beauty Fayre will be held at Cathays Community Centre on Sunday 25th October 2015! All are welcome! See the Facebook event page for details.

Back to School, Back to Normal! - 12/09/2015

With the summer holidays at an end, everything’s back to normal here at Cathays Community Centre, with all our usual events, clubs, and activities taking place. See the What’s On Page to find out more! Or why not hire one of our rooms, large hall, or music practice rooms? Don’t forget you can follow us on […]

Teenscheme Open Day - 12/08/2015

Cathays Inclusive Youth Provision Open Day Cathays Community Centre Friday 14th August 2015 2.00 – 4.00 Stalls, Games, Raffles, Books, Displays and Information Refreshments Available in the Café All Welcome Ring 02920373144 for more information

Embassy Bring & Buy - 23/07/2015

Thursday 20th August from 11am till 2pm We are holding a bring and buy session in our main hall for anyone who wants to sell some items to make some money Also we will have food and drink available in the hall for anyone to buy If you wish to sell  on the day please […]

Say “NO” to Further Cuts in Benefits! - 29/06/2015

Wednesday July 8th 2015 – BIG BUDGET DAYSAY “NO” TO CUTS TO DISABLED BENEFITSWEAPONS OF MASS PERCUSSION5.30PM, CASTLE LAWN, CARDIFF CITY CENTRE You are invited to join us to say “no” to further cuts in benefits for people with disabilities. Meet at Cathays Community Centre between 4.30 and 5pm – bring pots and pans to […]

Manager Jon Wilson Retires - 22/06/2015

THERE WILL BE A LEAVING DO ON SATURDAY 27TH JUNE AT AROUND 7PM AT CATHAYS COMMUNITY CENTRE. ALL ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND.   An iconic moment in the history of CCYCP and Cathays Community Centre, Jon Wilson (CCYCP Manager and Secretary for over 30 years) has retired. It is difficult to put into a short news item […]

Annual Report 2014-15 is Now Online! - 20/06/2015

The CCYCP and Cathays Community Centre Annual Report is now online! The report gives you an overview and details of the activities, achievements, and events we’ve done over the past year as a growing charity and community centre for youth and residents of Cathays and Cardiff. Read it here.  

Cathays IYP Trip to Liberty Stadium Report - 06/06/2015

A group of Cathays IYP members had a memorable trip to the Liberty Stadium in Swansea as part of the Easter holiday programme. Cardiff Metropolitan, Youth and Community Degree Student, Joseph Jones (who is undertaking his student placement at CCYCP) organised the trip as part of the Sport and Exercise programme he delivered to young […]

£177.93 Received from Solar Energy! - 06/06/2015

We’ll be receiving a payment of £177.93 for this quarter! Click here to see our solar energy stats.

Clerical Officer Job Vacancy - 16/05/2015

We have job vacancy for a Clerical Officer here at Cathays Community Centre. You will be responsible for covering the administration and financial functions of a busy community centre. 20 hours (max) per week. Deadline for applications: Monday 25th May 2015 For a full job description, click here. E-mail CV and covering letter to *protected […]

Annual General Meeting 2015 - 16/05/2015

Annual General Meeting Cathays & Central Youth & Community Project   Tuesday 2nd June 2015 – 6.00 pm        All are welcome to attend the AGM which will include                  Presentation of the Annual Report                Election of the Management Board for the year 2015 to 2016   Drinks and light […]

New Video Showcasing the Community Centre! - 09/05/2015

We have a brand new video showcasing the wonderful things we have going on here at Cathays Community Centre! Many thanks to Made In Cardiff for allowing us to use their footage. The full episode can be found at

Thanks to Companies House for the Furniture! - 25/04/2015

Many thanks to Companies House for donating furniture to the community centre including a reception desk!

£764 Received from Feed in Tariff Solar Power! - 25/04/2015

Our Feed-In Tariff will be paying us £764 for energy generated by our solar panels last year! Click here to see our latest solar energy stats.

Community Cafe Reopening Soon! - 18/04/2015

We are delighted to announce that our not-for-profit community cafe will soon be reopening under new management aiming to run as a fully functioning cafe for the local community! More details to follow including menus and opening times so check back soon or contact us!

Attack! Pro Wrestling Show 9th May 2015 - 11/04/2015

The ‘Now That’s What I Call Wrestling‘ show run by Attack! Pro Wrestling is coming to Cathays Community Centre on 9th May 2015! Tickets available here. See the event on Facebook.

Family Fun Day Saturday 4th April! - 28/03/2015

On Saturday 4th April 2015 there will be a Family Fun Day at the community centre!

Red Nose Day Talent Contest Report - 14/03/2015

On Friday 13th March a Cardiff Metropolitan University student on placement organised a talent contest to raise money for Red Nose Day! Lindsey Dewitt worked with members of the Inclusive Youth Provision and 9 acts performed on the night. The variety of talent made for a fantastic show. Acts included a comedy sketch as well […]

Garden of Gorgeousness UPDATE - 14/03/2015

Firstly, thanks to our volunteers: Max, Jason, and Jo! The garden is already looking much tidier and plans are underway to transform the space with a variety of flowers and shrubs through the spring and summer months. If you’d like to get involved see our Volunteering section!  

Thanks to Steve of Hope Court for the Chairs! - 07/03/2015

Many thanks to scheme manager Steve of Hope Court for donating chairs to Cathays Community Centre!

Rugby Star Craig Mitchell visits IYP Youth Club for BBC Children in Need! - 07/03/2015

As part of BBC Children in Need, Cathays’ Inclusive Youth Provision (IYP) received a special visit from Wales international rugby union player Craig Mitchell! Craig spent time chatting with the youth members, playing pool, helping out in the community cafe, and even judged the karaoke competition. Thanks Craig and BBC Children in Need! IYP has funding […]

Another Successful Half Term Teenscheme! - 21/02/2015

It was half term last week and so Teenscheme and Young Adults Project (YAP) ran everyday with fun activities for all the young people to get involved in. Best of all, they celebrated Chinese New Year with style by holding a procession around the community centre and surrounding area with Chinese lanterns! If you’re interested in […]

Save Youth Centres Showcase @ Abacus - 07/02/2015

Youth members of Howardian Youth Centre and other centres will be hosting a special event at The Abacus, Cardiff in response to the council’s cuts to the youth service: Save Our Youth Centres Cardiff Showcase. There will be live music and performances, and entry is FREE. Date and time: Sunday 15th February 2015 from 17:00–21:00 at The Abacus, 18-20, St Davids House, […]

Happy New Year 2015! - 03/01/2015

Happy New Year from everyone here at CCYCP and Cathays Community Centre! We hope you all had a lovely Christmas and New Year’s Eve and are ready for a fresh new year of fun and activities. Get started by taking a look at what’s on in Cathays Community Centre over the next few weeks!

£687.86 RECEIVED FROM SOLAR ENERGY! - 13/12/2014

Our Feed-In Tariff will be paying us £687.86 for energy generated by the solar panels! Click here to see our latest solar energy stats.

Film Club to Show Scrooged on 3rd December - 29/11/2014

Our Film Club will be showing Scrooged on 3rd December 2014. The film is FREE, and the food is cheap! Contact *protected email* for details.

Cafe Mentoring Project Coming Soon! - 29/11/2014

A cafe mentoring project is being set up here at Cathays Community Centre! The neighbourhood partnership has funded a project to kick start our community cafe. Volunteers, students, and older local residents will be supporting young people by mentoring them to run the community cafe. Training for volunteers and mentors is due to take place with the […]

Teenscheme 2014 October Half Term Report - 05/11/2014

Last week marked the beginning (and sadly the end) of our Teenscheme October Half Term Provision. Members were once again involved in many activities including cooking, swimming, rock climbing, and a trip to St. Fagans. On Thursday we were joined by our friends at Children in Need, who have kindly provided funding for this years’ […]

Knockout Football Tournament at Gol Centre Cardiff - 28/10/2014

Cathays Community Centre will be hosting a fundraising football tournament at Gol Centre Cardiff on the 28th of November. Payments must be made before the event, and can be done through cash at the Community Centre, card, or bank transfer. A lot more information can be found on the poster below. If you know someone who might […]

Thanks to Eleena! - 21/10/2014

Everyone involved at Cathays Youth and Community Centre would like to wish a big thank you to Eleena who  spent last week at the centre. Eleena has been working here as a volunteer, and she has completed a massive amount of work related to this years finances and transactions.  Thanks  again and all the best […]

Cardiff Homeless Action Free Event, 11th of October - 07/10/2014

This Saturday Cathays Community Centre will be hosting a Homeless Action Event, check out the flyer for more information.

Go Wales Graduate Academy - 01/10/2014

Through August we welcomed Max Dean to the community centre as part of his ‘Graduate Academy‘ programme. Max worked with both the publicity and development departments, and assessed the marketing and management structures of the centre. Clicking here will take you to a short article written my Max about his experience with Go Wales, and […]

Mind Body Spirit Fayre - 30/09/2014

On November the 2nd, we will be hosting another Mind Body Spirit Fayre. General entry is free, whilst there be a workshop which costs £2 (100% of which is going to the charity ‘Children in Wales‘). More information and contact details (for stallholders and people just interested in coming along) can be found on the […]

We now accept card payments! - 23/09/2014

  Cathays Community Centre now accepts payment by credit and debit card (chip & pin, and over the phone)! This means that you can pay for a coffee and snack in the cafe, rent out our main hall, meeting room, or cafe, and pay for a slot in one of our band practice rooms all by card.   […]

Mamod Traction Engine Gathering - 07/09/2014

For anyone interested in steam on the 14th of September, the Cathays Community Centre will be putting on a small gathering of model, live steam road locomotives. Anyone is welcome to come along and watch or to bring down their own traction engine of sizes under 1″ scale. Time: 12:00             […]

Joint Trip with Dalton Street Day Centre - 03/09/2014

On Thursday 28th of August, we marked what will hopefully turn into a long partnership with Dalton Street Day Centre through a day trip to Porthcawl. The 15 people involved first met up at (a very rainy) Dalton Street Centre, before heading off down the M4 towards Porthcawl. Alan was right in being optimistic about […]

Fair / Play Fundraiser August 25th - 27/08/2014

Last Monday (25th of August) Cathays Community Centre hosted the Fair / Play fundraiser event in aid of Oxfam and Under Construction Youth Music Project. Despite the awful weather, there was a good turnout with people of all ages turning up throughout the day. There were 3 raffles, with a huge amount of prizes handed […]

Friday Fun Day - 19/08/2014

On Friday 15th Cathays Community Centre held a successful fun day to celebrate the work of its Teenscheme members. Amongst the events was a Puppet Show focusing on the subject of relationships, organised and produced by Teenscheme members, providing laughs for both parents and young people. The winner of the Bingo took home a selection […]

Timetable of events until 17th of August - 13/08/2014

Here’s a timetable of all the events taking place at the centre this week. The next timetable will be up on Monday.

Film Club Wednesday 6th August 7pm - 31/07/2014

This month’s film club will be showing Back to the Future! The Café will be open from 6 until 7 serving refreshments exclusively to film club members. Once again, the film will be completely free to watch!  

Punk Rock Movie Night and Acoustic Cafe Gig - 30/07/2014

On the 26th of July an event took place at the community centre involving 4 acoustic acts in the cafe, free food, and a movie night upstairs which included two documentaries; We jam Econo and The Story of the Minutemen. The event was an overall success.  Bryony, Menna, Jack Harding and Jake Pezzack all performed wonderful sets […]

Teenscheme 2014! - 24/07/2014

A big welcome to all the members, volunteers, and staff involved in Teenscheme this year! The (unusually) hot weather has meant that groups have been able to go to the park or for outdoor trips, but the members have also found time to let out their artistic sides this week! Here’s some of their creations!

Work Experience Pupils 2014 - 16/07/2014

Massive thanks to all the pupils who came to the centre on work experience Last week. Ciarra and Rhiannon created and carried out a survey into peoples perceptions of the centre, and Hasan and Jaccob focused on promotional material by creating two posters for the centre (which are up in the main hall reception). All […]

Upgraded FREE WiFi Available in our Cafe! - 05/07/2014

Good news! Our broadband has recently been upgraded, so now we offer even better FREE WiFi in the Embassy Cafe! So whether you need to use the internet for studying or just catching up with social websites, come on down and sit in our delightful community cafe. Oh, and don’t forget we offer delicious tea […]

Annual General Meeting 2014 - 03/07/2014

Big thanks to everyone that came along to this years AGM Congratulations to Peter Wong on his election as Chair, Liz Doe as Vice Chair, and Jacob Takel as Treasurer. Another congratulations to all the Trustees and Youth Member Representatives that were re-elected, with Dave Andrews, Liz Doe, Jacob Takel, Joel Beswick, Peter Wong, Anna Wright, and Dylan […]

Service Disruption 30th June 2014 - 27/06/2014

Good news! Cathays Community Centre will be getting an upgrade to its internet services on Monday 30th June 2014. This will mean, among other improvements, the Embassy Cafe will have improved FREE WiFi internet access, providing an even better service to its customers. However, this means that our internet and e-mail system may be temporarily offline on […]

AGM 2014 - 22/06/2014

Cathays & Central Youth & Community Project (CCYCP) will be holding their annual general meeting on 1st July 2014 at 5:45pm. All are welcome to join and find out what’s been happening in the centre and the project over the last year.

BOTB Update - 21/06/2014

The heats are over and we now know the bands who’ve gone through to the finals!: Bryony Echoes Spoke First In Construction Stiph Richard Infernox Tom Auton

Battle of the Bands! - 10/06/2014

Under Construction are proud to be presenting the 2014 Cardiff Youth Battle of the Bands! There’s not long left to book your place in the first heats, so if you want to get involved, or for more information including prizes, how to enter, and entry requirements, e-mail us at *protected email*.      

Thanks to Woodville Baptist Church for painting The back of the Centre! - 31/05/2014

Massive thanks to Woodville Baptist Church for painting the back of the Centre for us!

£76.10 Received from Solar Energy! - 31/05/2014

We’ll be receiving a payment of £76.10 for this quarter! Click here to see our latest solar energy stats.

New Posters and Flyers! - 13/05/2014

We have recently designed and printed new posters and flyers for the project!

New Facebook Competition! - 23/04/2014

Cathays Youth and Community Centre has teamed up with Green Gathering Festival for a Facebook competition, and the winner will get a pair of tickets to festival! You can enter through the facebook page ( To find out more about the award winning Green Gathering Festival, you can visit their website (  

Hear about us LIVE on Radio Cardiff today at 2:30pm! - 22/04/2014

Our very own Cathays IYP Youth Club (“Teenscheme”) will be featured on Radio Cardiff at around 2:30pm! CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Follow us on Twitter - 25/03/2014

We now have a Twitter account for CCYCP and Cathays Community Centre. Follow us for the latest news and info!

Vacancy – Administration & Publicity Assistant - 20/03/2014

The deadline for our job vacancy, Administration & Publicity Assistant, has been extended to 24th March 2014. For more details or if you’d like to apply for the position, go to

CCYCP Showcase POSTPONED - 25/02/2014

Due to illnesses and other unavailability, we have been forced to postpone our annual Showcase and Awards Ceremony. We apologise for this late notice and we’ll let you know here as soon as we have a new date.

Save Our Youth Provision Update - 25/02/2014

We now know that the new proposal is that the cuts have dropped from 1,000,000 to just 250,000, so thank you to everyone who has not just supported us but all the youth centres in Cardiff.  On behalf of CCYCP, Cathays Community Centre/Embassy and the rest of Cardiff youth centres we thank you for all […]

£109 made from Solar Energy - 25/02/2014

CCYCP will once again be receiving a feed-in tariff cheque, this time for £109 worth of solar energy generated between September and December!

Help us Save Youth Provision at Cathays - 04/02/2014

Cardiff Council are making big cuts to their budgets. This includes the youth service which funds four three-hour sessions per week at Cathays Community Centre. The proposal for Cathays is for it to lose three of these sessions, but we are in a period of consultation which will finish on 13th February so it’s not […]

£300 made from solar energy - 28/01/2014

CCYCP have received their first quarterly feed-in tariff cheque for £365.00 worth of solar energy! Many thanks again to Cardiff Council Community Building Grants Programme and Waterloo Foundation for paying for the panels, and to Urban Solar for installing them and helping us through the FIT registration process. Here’s to more sun!

Vacancy – Administration & Publicity Assistant - 12/01/2014

We have a job vacancy for an Administration & Publicity Assistant. For more details or if you’d like to apply for the position, go to

Thanks to our Painting Volunteers! - 17/12/2013

Thank you to Sarah Williams, Lloyds Banking Group, Business in the Community (BITC), and these excellent volunteers who painted our Main Hall, its cupboards and radiators: Sarah Williams (Team Leader) Neil Griffith David Owen Caroline Cole Jo Rochford Alison Banks Jo Morris Andy Taylor Andy Smith Simon Macforland-Smith Kevin Craig Jim Kealy Ronan Sheehan Kenneth Brown […]

CCYCP Christmas Party - 12/12/2013

CCYCP CHRISTMAS PARTY 2013 You are cordially invited to Cathays Community Centre’s Christmas party on the 18th December 2013 at 19:00 in the Embassy Cafe. We hope you can join us!

New Volunteer Opportunities - 22/10/2013

Cathays Youth and Community Centre would like to recruit volunteers for the following two positions:   Community Café Volunteer Embassy Café is now being run and managed by volunteers. We are currently in a period of transition with a limited menu but our aim is to resume a full, lunchtime menu in the near future […]

Under Construction Festival - 25/08/2013

This year’s festival was a massive success and was the best yet. Everybody involved got really stuck in and made it a great day for both the attendees and the performers . For photos and more information, head to

Under Construction Festival 2013 - 13/08/2013

Just a few days left before the FREE youth music festival begins! Click here for info.

Happy Birthday HipHop! - 08/08/2013

Happy Birthday HipHop – Sunday 11th August 2013 at Cathays Community Centre

AGM 2013 Invitation - 18/07/2013

Cathays & Central Youth & Community Project (CCYCP) invites you to its on Tuesday 23rd July 2013, from 6.30 pm    YOU ARE VERY WELCOME to attend this meeting where you will learn about CCYCP and its work. You will also have the opportunity to become involved in its current activities and its exciting future […]

BBOY Jam July 2013 - 18/07/2013

Become a Management Board Committee Member - 04/07/2013

Cathays and Central Youth and Community Project (CCYCP) aims to develop the resources and space to provide a welcoming, sustainable and stimulating environment that enables the community to actively participate.  CCYCPs vision is to develop partnerships to provide opportunities for all. Here at Cathays & Central Youth & Community Project (CCYCP) we are looking for […]

Youth Work Job Vacancy - 20/06/2013

We now have youth work job vacancies. Click here to find out more.

Thanks to The Cynefin Cardiff Project, Cardiff Council and Ben Wilson - 20/06/2013

Thanks to The Cynefin Cardiff Project and Cardiff Council for a donated water butt Ben Wilson for two speakers

Cafe Closure Announcement - 06/06/2013

As you may be aware, the Embassy Cafe will be ceasing to operate as a commercial enterprise. This difficult decision was agreed by Cathays and Central Youth and Community Project Management Board in May.Staff, trustees and other interested members of the local community have explored many options for improving the viability of the Embassy Cafe […]

Bob Dylan’s Birthday Bash - 09/05/2013

On Saturday 1st June 2013 we’ll be holding a belated birthday bash for Bob Dylan! Check this space for info.

Cathays & Central Youth & Community Project - 21/02/2013

Cathays & Central Youth & Community Project (CCYCP) is a community and youth project managed by a voluntary committee of elected members from the local area, providing services to the local youth and community in the form of events, projects, clubs, and facilities. For more information click here.