We Are the Ones We’ve Been Waiting For…Shake! 2014

Shake! intensive course as per usual – INTENSE and immense.  Thank you to all the wonderful participants and facilitators who created such an imaginative, trusting and powerful space to be in last week. As Sai would say “Hold tight and hug tight” for some upcoming blogs on the week, our Shake! film and of course […]

Shake! ’13 @SLCT, The Low down…

Having completed our first Shake! intensive for 2013 we are bursting with ideas, continuity projects and creative ways to use our voices to shake things up. The week at the Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust was truly inspiring, uplifting and emotional. Through invigorating and eye-opening discussions, skill-shares, workshops and via the mediums of spoken word poetry, […]

Stephen Lawrence film: ‘Time for Justice’ screening, 10th March, 6.30 – 8.30pm, London

This looks like a very special night. A screening of the Panorama documentary and a chance to hear from Doreen Lawrence and others.Buy tickets here. “In aid of The Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust. Bafta and non-Bafta members are invited to a special screening on Saturday 10th March 2012 at 18:30 of the recent Panorama special, […]

Conviction of two of Stephen Lawrence’s murderers: a new chapter

4  days ago, after 18 years, Gary Dobson and David Norris were found guilty of killing student Stephen Lawrence in a racially motivated attack, while he waited with a friend at a bus stop in Eltham, London. Young women perform a piece for Stephen at Shake’s event ‘Britain on Trial’, Leeds, Oct 2011Artist: Pati Bongani Everyone involved […]

Solidarity and justice for Stephen

Doreen speaks at the Shake! Preview, Feb 2011 ‘I can’t tell you what art does or how it does it, but I know that often art has judged the judges, pleaded revenge to the innocent and shown to the future what the past has suffered, so that it has never been forgotten. I know too […]

BRITAIN ON TRIAL- The Charge – Young Voices Speak Out!

BRITAIN ON TRIAL- The Charge – Young Voices Speak Out!, a set on Flickr. The first photos are up on flickr featuring snapshots of the first order of the day – THE CHARGE: Welcome by: Esther Stanford-Xosei -co-Vice-Chair of PARCOE (the Pan-Afrikan Reparations Coalition in Europe)Outline of the day by: Jane Trowell– Shake! coordinator/ Platform […]

Britain on Trial: Young People Speak Out: Full Programme details

The Carriageworks, Leeds, this Saturday 29th October, 11.30 – 7pm Anyone wanting to listen to young people and discuss with us how to take a stand and foster creative resistance to institutional racism – you should come to this. The re-trial for justice for Stephen Lawrence is beginning in November. The country is trying to […]

Nigeria Festival, and SLC in the news

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 partner for this year’s SLCT […]

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