Generation E


Generation E is a group of 18 to 24 year olds working to create better opportunities for future generations of young people in Cornwall.

Run by young people, for young people.

We help to influence projects and organisations by offering young people’s ideas, opinions and insight into youth culture.

We achieve this by working together with local businesses and industry partners to co-produce new ideas and solutions.

Becoming a Generation E member means:

  • Joining a devoted community encouraging you to share your opinions
  • Developing skills that can be transferred into the workplace
  • Being surrounded by enthusiasm and motivation

We also have an offer for businesses hoping to engage with young people.

Could your business survive the next generation without Generation E?

Our Offer

Generation E Connect
Generation E Connect are fortnightly meet-up’s with the young people of Cornwall.

A chance to meet others, discuss a wide range of topics, build new skills and confidence, plus  there’s free breakfast!

No need to stay for the whole session, simply drop by, meet other young people and get involved.

See our upcoming events section for Generation E Connect dates.

If you have any questions about Generation E Connect, please get in touch.

Businesses and Generation E
Does your business need to work with young people to shape a new project?

Has your business considered the wider benefits of working with young people, using co-production to identify new ideas and solutions?

By engaging with Generation E your business could benefit from:

  • Targeted research which can help shape a project
  • Insight into youth culture
  • Dynamic and creative ideas about your business
  • The know-how to attract young talent into your workplace

Interested in becoming a Generation E member?

If you're a Cornwall resident and aged between 18-24, you are eligible to be part of our Generation E team!

You'll have the opportunity to meet other like-minded young people and learn new skills whilst being supported and motivated by our senior members.

You'll also work on some fantastic projects and help businesses improve their approach to working with young people.

If you'd like to become a Generation E member, please contact

Business/Organisation interested in Generation E?

If you think your business could benefit from working with young people, in-depth insight into current youth culture and seeing things from a real young persons perspective, please contact to see how we can help you today.

Upcoming Events

The next Generation E Connect events are:

  • 17/05/2019 10:30am to 12:30pm and every fortnight after that Generation E Connect Liskeard

If you have any questions about Generation E Connect, please get in touch.

The next Generation E Connect events are:

  • 10/05/2019 10:30am to 12:30pm and every fortnight after that Generation E Connect Redruth

If you have any questions about Generation E Connect, please get in touch.

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Our Engine Room Journey

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