Children In Our Care Awards

Blackburn Youth Zone is tonight playing host to the Children In Our Care Awards…

Children In Our Care Awards Behind the scenes 01

A celebration of achievement for young people within the care system in and around Blackburn with Darwen. With over 100 guests attending, including young people, councillors, the mayor and more – the CIOC Awards promises a vibrant atmosphere.

An Oscars themed event – the Awards will recognise personal achievements in young people in the care system – presenting them with Oscar gongs A red carpet reception and (non!)-alcoholic cocktail will greet guests, before an official welcoming speech and performance from Blackburn Youth Zone rap group. A buffet will be served before the awards ceremony commences. Finally, guests will be entertained with a street dance performance, before being encouraged to leave feedback on a graffiti wall.

We’ve put together something of a sneak peak of what the room is shaping up like – take a look at our behind the scenes snaps…