Young people in the Choices & Consequences Knife Crime prevention exhibition.

The Ben Kinsella Trust is a charity that tackles knife crime through education and campaigning

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Knife crime programmes

Our award winning knife crime prevention workshops teach young people about the dangers of knife crime and empower them to make positive choices to stay safe.

Knife crime resources

We know we can't tackle knife crime alone, so we empower educators with tools, resources and training to ensure knife crime prevention can reach every child.

Knife crime campaigns

Knife crime is our country's most pressing and serious problem. We campaign to raise awareness of the issues, and put knife crime on the agenda of policy makers.

Knife crime statistics


young people have been murdered with a knife or sharp object in the last 15 years

*young people under 24 in England and Wales, to the year ending March 23.


Police-recorded offences involving a knife or sharp instrument

*in the 12 months to December 2023


children aged just 17 or younger were murdered with a knife or sharp object in 2022

*in England and Wales, year ending March 23.

Our award winning exhibition and knife crime programmes

Our anti-knife crime workshops are delivered from our Choices and Consequences exhibitions in London and Nottingham.

We educate young people in the dangers of knife crime and help them to make positive choices to stay safe. Our knife crime prevention workshops at our award-winning exhibitions follow the journey of both the victim and the offender through a series of unique and immersive experiences. We show young people how the choices they make, and the consequences of those choices, are intrinsically linked.


Every part of today, the impact was felt. I think there is a great balance of facts and realness that brings so much more to the children than any other workshop that I have experienced. This workshop is an absolute credit to it's creators and Ben's memory.
Teacher who attended Choices & Consequences Workshop
Our borough is fortunate to have the exhibition, especially as it highlights stories so close to our community. The entire experience was necessarily emotional and hard hitting
Young Mayor of London Borough of Barking & Dagenham
Knife crime is an increasing problem, an incredibly devastating ordeal that could simply be stopped by one choice - to not pick up the knife.
Student at Azhar Academy Girls School

No family or community should suffer the loss of a life to knife crime. Help us

Ben's Story

Ben Kinsella was just 16 years old when he was stabbed to death in a horrific act of senseless violence on the 29th June 2008 in Islington, London

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