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Britain’s Black activists – you are not alone

By |October 12th, 2018|

Zahra Dalilah on Black History Month & Black Activism Map in today’s Guardian ahead of the launch tomorrow.
I didn’t realise for some time that what I was looking for was a map. A way to navigate the past and present, connect the dots between space and time to make clear which paths lead where, and […]

Launch of Black Cultural Activism Map

By |September 21st, 2018|

Sat 13th Oct at 3pm at Platform Theatre, London

Join us for the launch of Black Cultural Activism Map, the first of a two-part series of events celebrating and connecting visions, stories, lessons and legacies of Black and Brown cultural resistance in the UK.

The Foundation has commissioned young artists, activists, designers and researchers to explore moments of […]

Fighting SUS Showcase

By |September 7th, 2018|

The Fighting SUS gang showcased their hard work last Saturday at the Brady Arts Centre. The seamless and engaging performance took the audience through the evolution of SUS from 1970 to today, with artistic responses including spoken word, song and instrumental. Responding to calls to bring show to other parts of London during the Q&A, […]

Our Prayer Is Protest – Shake! X Healing Justice London

By |July 31st, 2018|

Our Prayer is Protest is a Healing Arts festival organised by the Inclusive Mosque Initiative, Healing Justice LDN, and Voices that Shake! and curated by Farzana Khan.

The day will feature speakers discussing community building, gentrification, racism, health, wellness and repair, as well as holistic workshops on zine-making, breath work, yoga, dance, herbal walks, and creative […]

Fighting SUS – Shake!XOnTheRecord

By |July 31st, 2018|

Perform, publish, create!

If you are 16-25, interested in creative writing, poetry, rapping, singing, performance and spoken word then this course is for you! On The Record collab with Shake! to present a four-week arts course responding responding to the history of the 1970-1981 Sus Law which was used by police to arrest and harass black […]

#Mapping Us | Shake! X In Our Hands X Creative Interruptions

By |June 21st, 2018|

Our new project #MappingUs in collaboration with In Our Hands and Creative Interruptions, Brunel University

Our new project will be called #MappingUs and it will be a collaboration between Brunel University London and In Our Hands @InOurHands_.

We are producing this series of workshops as an opportunity to offer the space to six young artists from Becton, […]

#RepTheRoad: Making Home, Mapping Violence

By |June 12th, 2018|

“I am the sugar at the bottom of the English cup of tea. I am the sweet tooth, the sugar plantations that rotted generations of English children’s teeth… There is no English history without that other history” – Stuart Hall


Rep The Road: Voices That Shake!s rolling series on repairing the routes of colonial violence in our communities. Building […]

Shakaring: Rep The Road

By |May 14th, 2018|

Rep The Road: Our series on repairing the routes and roads of colonial violence in our communities, building roads to representation beyond tokenism, and reppin’ from the streets!

An invitation for our next Shakaring – an intimate sharing space and community Scratch Night! ( only limited spaces due to capacity rsvp to confirm space) 

This Spring, Shake! […]

Surviving the State

By |April 16th, 2018|

Introducing Surviving The State – a short film made by the young people at Shake!. This film explores the pressing issues of gentrification and youth violence/ deaths in a hope to expand narratives around these pressing issues and share how this is affecting black and brown youth.

In their own words: 

‘“Surviving the State” by Voices that […]

Gentrification: Where Are We Now?

By |March 20th, 2018|

Saturday 10th March

A programme of film screenings of “Failed By The State – The Struggle in the Shadow of Grenfell” and “Surviving the State” and Q&A open discussion.


Following on from the Voices that SHAKE! first film screening at “Healing The Cuts: Community Repairing thru Sharing”, we screened “Surviving the State”, a short film examining the […]

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