movers and shakers
Posted by Shirley Brady on November 15, 2011 12:25 PM
somewhereto_ (note the underscore) is a U.K.-wide non-profit project "to help 16-25 year olds find the space they need to do the things they love."
Funded by Legacy Trust UK, an independent charity set up to help build a lasting cultural and sporting legacy from the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games across the UK, it recently came up with a neat trick to engage British youths in getting active and having fun: giving them free run of the British Prime Minister's residence at Number 10 Downing Street.
As seen above and below, Britain's most famous front door was unlocked to 10 young "freerunners" looking for "somewhereto_ practice parkour," while another group , and were given free rein to use Number 10 Downing Street as a venue to showcase their freerunning skills, while teen boxers and spoken word artists were also invited to bring their skills to the PM's pad.Continue reading...