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Cecilia Knapp

The Roundhouse is an iconic music and performance venue that also works with over 3,000 11-25 year-olds every year, offering them opportunities in music, media and the performing arts.

Cecilia chairs RYAB �" Roundhouse’s Youth Advisory Board. Made up of members aged 16-25, RYAB exists to make sure that young people’s views inform the way the organisation is run �" from advising on communications, fundraising and strategy to acting as ambassadors at events.

She’s also a writer and performer based in London. After joining the Roundhouse Poetry Collective, she has performed at some of London’s most prolific poetry nights as well as festivals such as Bestival and has taken 3 successful shows to the Edinburgh Fringe.



"The day was superb, and although full of plenty of deep thinking, it also had a very relaxed and welcoming feel to it." - Dominic Wyse, Professor of Early Childhood and Primary Education
"Well done for the Festival. The sessions I attended were excellent!" - Andy Smart, Publishing Consultant, The Independent    
I found LFE a truly inspiring occasion. It had lively, stimulating and relaxing environment where all the participants were able to enjoy the enriching festival activities, at the same time adding to their knowledge the experiences of different aspects of education.- Kausar Ali, Teacher and Contributor
"...Both ourselves and our very passionate group of students so much valued being part of and contributing to such a superb and stimulating event...such a buzz and such a creative and thought provoking buzz seemed to be everywhere and we really felt the benefit." - Paul Morall, Chickenshed
"...the Festival was absolutely fantastic. It was lively, stimulating, imaginative and fun. My own regret is not being able to attend all the sessions. Congratulations. What an achievement." - Anne Nicholls, Communications and PR consultant, AN Communications