Resistance Is Fertile – Showcase feedback

By |February 4th, 2016|

We had a full house and a thoroughly engaged audience at our 6th Shake! showcase of film, poetry, music, song, zines and creativity. Pure magic, beauty and power.

Big love and thank you to all the beautiful people that made the night so special.  ♥♥♥

Here’s a selection of feedback we received:

it was amazing as always last […]

Shake! Showcase no.6 – #ResistanceIsFertile

By |December 21st, 2015|

*** 26th January 2016 ***

Our 6th Shake! showcase is gonna be a biggie!

Teaming up with the afro-funky family vibes of Numbi we’ll be presenting poetic, filmic & musical responses to injustice (themed around #StatesOfViolence + #FoodFight) from the participants on our 2015 Shake! courses.


Full line-up to be […]

Shake! #FoodFight Reflections

By |August 25th, 2015|

By Jethro Jenkins

Shake! is a 5-day intensive course for 16-25 yr olds, consisting of creative workshops designed to equip them with the tools they need to fight oppression and build campaigns in their communities. Through various art forms – poetry, filmmaking, music and zine-making – and in an environment in which oppressive ideas are deconstructed […]

#Shake2015: #FoodFight – Applications open

By |July 9th, 2015|

Our next shake! up >> 3rd-7th August 2015<< at Spotlight, Tower Hamlets.

Applications now open for our FREE! 5 day course on Art/ Race/ Media/ Power for 16-25’s.
See below for more info & how to apply


Angry about the injustice you see around you?
Come shake tings up with performance poets, film-makers, musicians & activists on a […]

Thoughts on #FoodFight – Shake! Summer Intensive 2015

By |July 2nd, 2015|

When the team was asked (I volunteered) to write a blog about the war being waged on our food systems for the next Shake Intensive course ‘#FoodFight’, I started to consider my own relationship with food, what I have personally seen with regard to changing attitudes and patterns of behaviour around food, and found that […]

#Shake2015: #StatesOfViolence – Applications open MONDAY 9th JANUARY

By |January 7th, 2015|

Our next shake! up >> 16th-20th February << at the Stephen Lawrence Centre.Applications now open for our FREE! 5 day course on Art/ Race/ Media/ Power for 16-25’s.See below for more info & how to apply  ======================================= 16-25? Angry about the injustice you see around you? Come shake tings up with performance poets, film-makers, musicians […]

Event: Shake Showcase no.5 – #Headspace

By |September 18th, 2014|

Following an intense Shake! summer course at Bernie Grant Arts Centre.  We are back! This time we explored issues of well-being, activism, power & privilege, and mental health and so much more Our next showcase might just be our best one yet! Hosted by afropunk collective Numbi Arts, the event will take place atRich MixOct […]

Shake!r’s Recommendation: Venus/Mars a play by Patrice Etienne

By |May 10th, 2013|

Hi, I hope you are well and enjoying the sporadic sunshine!The theatre company I run (New Movement Theatre) have collaborated with Act Up this year and we are proud to present Venus/Mars by Patrice Etienne. The play hits the stage from 28th May-15th June at the Old Red Lion Theatre – I have pasted all […]

Guest Blog by Saara: Review of Riots Reframed

By |May 7th, 2013|

–> Hello! My name is Saara and I’m going to be helping with the continuity workshops at Shake! Particularly with the monthly film screenings. I am really excited to get involved and learn from everybody!  I recently graduated from Leeds Uni in International Development and Spanish and am now […]

Reframing the ‘Riots’ – Voices of the Unheard

By |March 16th, 2013|

We’re excited about the premier of a new feature-length documentary in London today – Riots Reframed takes a look back at the 2011 UK uprising in London and reframes the mainstream media narratives of “feral youth” through voices of resistance, dramatic monologue and raw spoken word. Film-maker Fahim Alam is keen to “emphasise the ‘positive’ […]

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