Events

Going Beyond East

Left to right: Farah Naz, Shamim Azad, Paul Burgess and Sef Townend. Photo credit: Indigo East‘s behind-the-scenes organisational team met at Rich Mix to plan the next stages of the project. What started as a simple, short-term community storytelling project (led by Daedalus and Bishwo Shahitto Kendro, and supported by Rich Mix, the Arts Council and …

Radical History: project definitely underway

Thanks to Ovalhouse, the Arts Council and private funders, we had our first proper development period on our collaboration with The Black Smock Band: an undertaking which emerged from our East storytelling project but which seems to be taking on a life of its own. Temporarily known as The Radical History Project, it looks at the …

Radical History at Ovalhouse

Protest and rebellion are as English as rainy bank holidays, cream teas and plundering foreign countries. But plenty of people would have us ignore the great radical moments of our history. As part of our commitment to exploring the potent mix of local stories and history, we have joined forces with The Black Smock Band – London’s …

Our Word is Our Weapon

The latest reading group meeting took place last week. Get in touch for the details of the next one. In the meantime, as a follow-up to that, here’s the speech in which Subcommandante Insurgente Marcos announced the end of his existence, and, to whet your whistle, a rather good quotation from it: It is our conviction …