Womanhood and Power: Perception Festival

Each year, multi-award-winning independent Clapham Omnibus Theatre hosts their Perception festival which celebrates and explores different topics and themes relevant to our modern-day society. Perception 2019 theme, ‘nasty woman’ explored the, ‘perceived notions of femininity and womanhood in a rich and riotous range of voices’. The line-up was a compelling collage, ‘of theatre and performance […]

Custody Review: The Play That Confronts Injustice and Police Brutality

This energetic, invigorating and ultimately thought-provoking play was brought to life through performances by a quartet of actors supported by a high-quality creative team. ‘Custody’  gave narrative and shed light on police brutality and the emotional turmoil families experience when a loved one dies without justice being served. The beginning of the play opened with […]

Review: Funeral Flowers by Emma Edwards

Funeral Flowers highlights many themes throughout this self-empowering play. It intertwined the magic of song, poetry, beautiful set designs and promenade to tell the story of 17 year old Angelique, who dreams of being a florist. The 2018 Fringe First award winning play took its audience on a journey of a young girl navigating her […]

Review- Four Women by Dylema

Embodiment of strength and black power, Dylema is a force to be reckoned with! Bold, fierce and memorising is how I would describe her work. I remember the first time I heard, ‘What if a black girl knew’ I felt empowered and inspired. It gave me a breath of fresh air and reminded me of […]

An Interview with BeMyFiasco

The magic of music platforms like Soundcloud is that it introduces you to new underground and upcoming artists. A new addition to my playlist has been BeMyfiasco.  Dallas born BeMyfiasco also known as Bianca Rodriguez is a humble and beautiful soul and her character flows through her music making her sound authentic and raw. Her […]

#AZBHMPoetry – ‘Black Sisters’

In honor of Black History Month, we will be sharing some poems both spoken and written for you guys to enjoy! This is ‘Black Sisters’  by Lauren Ige. Black Sisters Strong, Fierce We rise Dada yangu (My sister) Not held or consumed by mental constraints We recognise our power, move with grace and speak with […]