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Youth Hostel Association

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The Youth Hostel Association is a charitable organisation, registered with the Charity Commission, providing youth hostel accommodation in England and Wales. It is a member of Hostelling International.


YHA event posters

We designed a series of promotional posters for the Youth Hostel Association (YHA), highlighting live music, fundraising and fun day events at their hostels throughout the country.

  • Creative direction
  • Graphic design
  • Photographic manipulation

YHA Twist Stands

YHA have a variety of sub-brands within their corporate identity. This is a twist stand we produced for their Volunteering team to use at events and exhibitions.

This is a another twist stand created for YHA’s Fundraising Team to a completely different style, informing people of the best ways to fundraise and donate.

  • Design
  • Artwork
  • Photographic manipulation

YHA Summer Camps

Volunteering is a large part of what YHA do. This brochure was designed for YHA Volunteers to give them an idea of the type of camps available and what they need to do to apply to become a volunteer.

  • Photographic manipulation
  • Graphic design

YHA Events Posters

Working with YHAs Marketing Team, we were asked to design and produce posters for various upcoming events. Again, supporting flyers and social media graphics were also produced to support the events.

  • Design
  • Artwork
  • Photographic manipulation

YHA Volunteer Managers Training Handbook 2015-16

For several years, we have worked on the design and production of the Volunteers Handbook for Youth Hostel Association (YHA). Produced to guide volunteers in every aspect of voluteering, ensuring the care they provide to their visitors is of a consistent high standard while ensuring that their visitors are safe, healthy and active during their stay.

  • Photographic manipulation
  • Graphic design

Project Bike roll-up banner

We were asked by the Youth Hostel Association (YHA) to put together a double-width banner to encourage their guests to look at cycling as an alternative means of transport.

  • Photographic manipulation
  • Graphic design
  • Printing of double banner

Breaks for Kids DL leaflet

Working closely with the Youth Hostel Association (YHA), we were asked to design a leaflet to encourage donations to YHA’s Breaks for Kids campaign. Breaks for Kids is a charitable fund that helps children from financially disadvantaged backgrounds to take part in school or community group breaks away from home.

  • Graphic design

Volunteering and Fundraising newsletter

An internal Youth Hostel Association (YHA) newsletter designed to keep volunteers and donors up-to-date with forthcoming events, along with news and views on fundraising events which have already taken place.

  • Graphic design

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Nottingham Hospitals Charity

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Nottingham Hospitals Charity raises money to improve facilities, fund new equipment, and provides important additional services including support staff development and local medical research at Queen’s Medical Centre (including Nottingham Children’s Hospital), City Hospital, Ropewalk House and Hayward House in Nottingham.


Pulse – Autumn/Winter 2023

Following the success of previous Pulse issues throughout the years, we continued to showcase the wonderful fundraising efforts and results from Nottingham Hospital’s Charity supporters through a series of different vibrant displays and quirky graphics.

  • Photographic manipulation
  • Graphic design

NHC Young Fundraisers Newsletter Spring 2024

Showcasing the Charity’s favourite fundraising efforts from supporters aged 18 and under, this Fundraising Newsletter is a true celebration. There were some courageous efforts, including abseiling, obstacle courses and mini marathons.

  • Photographic manipulation
  • Graphic design

NHC Young Fundraisers Newsletter Winter 2023

Showcasing the Charity’s favourite fundraising efforts from supporters aged 18 and under, this Fundraising Newsletter is a true celebration. There were some courageous efforts, including abseiling, obstacle courses and mini marathons.

  • Photographic manipulation
  • Graphic design

NHC Event Booklet 2024

In a bid to raise funds, awareness and support for Nottingham’s hospitals, this public-facing newsletter promotes the various fundraising events taking place throughout 2024. We utilised the playful layout to reflect the entertaining events available, great for adults and children alike.

  • Photographic manipulation
  • Graphic design

Business Bulletin – Issue 19

Nottingham Hospitals Charity approached us to help to put together a Newsletter that they could send out to local businesses to engage them with the Charity with the aim of getting involved in the Charity.
It keeps businesses informed with what events are coming up and how they can get involved with sponsorship, it also shows fundraising work already completed by local businesses.

  • Graphic design
  • Print and finishing

Staff Lottery Leaflet DL 2024

We were asked to design something a little different for the Charity – a staff lottery leaflet. All net proceeds from the lottery are donated to Nottingham Hospitals Charity and are used to help improve facilities at Nottingham University Hospitals.

  • Graphic design
  • Printing

Annual Report 2017

Not as formal as usual annual reports, the NHC annual report is designed with in more of a magazine style – a more accessible approach, as it is mainly read by members of the public who are keen to see how their donations have been spent.

  • Photographic manipulation
  • Graphic design
  • Printing

NHC Event Posters

We were tasked with producing two posters to raise awareness about  up and coming events that highlight some of the many ways in which people can raise money for the charity.

  • Photographic manipulation
  • Graphic design
  • Printing

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