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The Believe Awards 2024
History Makers of Liverpool 

Friday 21st June 2024
Titanic Hotel, Liverpool

The Believe Awards 

The Believe Awards began its journey back in 2012, created and coordinated by Ykids, a Bootle based children and community charity. At Ykids, we wanted to challenge the commonly poor representation of young people by bringing to the light those who are an example of resilience, selflessness and the service of others.

The Believe Awards are open to nominations of young people aged 7-17 living in Merseyside. A campaign seeking nominations will run for 12 weeks closing on 14th May 2024.  Our theme this year,  is “History Makers" with awards based around 10 outstanding people of the past who made our city great by their acts of selflessness, dedication to justice and defence of the helpless, and celebrate young people who are doing the same. Nominees are  short listed to 10 young winners who will be invited to a spectacular event at the Isla Gladstone Conservatory  on the 21st June 2024. Our young winners will be our honoured guests at a night of feasting and merriment. 

There are many ways you can get involved.  Nominate a young person, sponsor a table, donate a prize or buy a ticket. All proceeds will go towards supporting vulnerable children and young people in our city region. 


Congratulations to each and everyone of our winners. A wonderful evening celebrating the inspirational stories from young people across Merseyside


Entertainment for the Believe Awards 2022
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Jennifer Johnston


Bring The Fire Project

Event Sponsors


Theatre School

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About Ykids

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Who are Ykids?

Our aim is to raise World Changers, creating life-changing opportunities for young people to discover their potential and achieve great things. 

Working in Bootle since 2002, Ykids works to improve the lives and futures of children, young people and their families living in some of the UK’s most deprived areas. While our heart and soul are in our local community of Bootle, we actively work across the Merseyside region; providing innovative mentoring programmes, school and street projects, sports & arts initiatives, large community events, parent groups and support, a community pantry and 10 weekly clubs ranging from theatre and the arts, to life skills and sport. We also run an award-winning children’s bookshop and literacy project, Kingsley and Co, which offers a Steam Punk Victorian Explorer experience, discovery room, café, moving bookcases and hidden classrooms and promotes literacy through the joy of story. We even have our very own working Time Machine.

We would like to take this opportunity to invite you to support Ykids in its mission to change young lives by becoming a sponsor of The Believe Awards 2022, an annual, high-profile event to honour and celebrate the remarkable children and young people of Merseyside.

For more about Ykids visit www.ykids.co.uk

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98a Linacre Ln 

Bootle, L20 6ES



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Ykids is a charity and company limited by Guarantee    Charity no 1141530 Company number 7150747

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