Just booked tickets to this event for young people, artists and activists at London Metropolitan Archives near Farringdon. LMA have a big collection on anti-racist struggle in London in their Black Caribbean Community Archives*. Looks really really interesting, with great artists running sessions including Roshini Kempadoo, Jean Joseph, Errol Lloyd, Continue Reading
The Nigeria Festival looks amazing, happening next week. Get over to The Albany, Deptford if you can…Check out the varied arts and culture programmeAnd it was great to see Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust featured in a whole page ‘top story’ in yesterday’s Daily Mirror, promoting the bursaries scheme. The Mirror is Continue Reading
Dear Jane, Ben, Ed, Simon, Anna, Eric and Zena, I often think there’s something quite liberating in writing letters. I wonder whether our words lose value when sent electronically. Anyway, that’s just me thinking out loud. I wanted to write to you to properly thank you all for your time Continue Reading
This is your chance to hear from the young people and artists who created the SHAKE! course at Stephen Lawrence Centre last August 2010, together with Platform. It’s hotting up, so book your tickets early – Admission is FREE but email firstname.lastname@example.org to ensure your seats.
Ana and Kavi This week has taught me so many new skills. I have learned film-making techniques, how to tell a story on screen, and make it effective for the viewer. I loved that we were capturing moments of inspiration, passion, and emotion from people that cared about life and the Continue Reading
Thank you for everyone for making last week an extraordinary experience, fun and motivating to actually never say that ‘there is no point because no one cares’ because the week was a testimony that people do care and want to create a positive impact and change.
Hi guys wow it was wonderful being a part of this workshop, I hope you guys are well and hope to see you all again. Here’s a link from a woman called Louis Bennet, a poet, an author and activist who me and people proud of our language known as Continue Reading