Archives Live with Jay Blades and Youth Panel

Thursday 8th December

Join us for a relaxed and friendly event with TV presenter, eco designer and social enterpriser Jay Blades


Join us for a relaxed and friendly event with Jay Blades

He will be in conversation, sharing lived experiences with a Hackney youth panel. In his recent documentary Jay Blades: No Place Like Home, the TV presenter explored his upbringing in Hackney.

A modern furniture restorer and eco designer devoted to sustainability, social enterprise and inclusion. Best known for being an award winning presenter on TV, where his enthusiasm for reinvention and love for life shine through on many programmes, most notably The Repair Shop.

Jay is an inspirational motivator and the former co-founder of award-winning social enterprises Out of The Dark and Street Dreams. Working with disengaged and disadvantaged young people, Jay was able to mentor and support thousands of individuals over the years to realise their full potential.

Join us to revisit his extraordinary journey to uncover the history of where he grew up, his career, sharing exclusive insights and knowledge with the panel.