Today sees the launch of the LMS Gene Home Pop Up, a week-long pop up from the MRC Laboratory of Medical Sciences (LMS) in honour of Black History Month. LMS is a hub for biomedical research and a catalyst for collaboration between clinicians and scientists. The launched the LMS Gene Home Pop Up at Westfield […]
We caught up with Kyle Ramar Freeman who plays the lead role of Usher in Queer Black musical, A Strange Loop, to talk about his love of performing and all the things that make the show so special.
British Ballroom pioneer and father of the House of Revlon, Jay Jay Revlon, has turned his sights to the stage as the creative director of Sundown Kiki Reloaded. In the following interview, he discusses his introduction to Ballroom, his wider relationship with theatre and why Sundown Kiki is a must-see show.
Hailing from Peckham, South East London, Carter The Bandit has been carving out his own lane in the UK rap scene with his artistry over the last two years. Carter hasn’t had the easiest journey entering the music industry as a Black gay man. Carter recently sat down with us to discuss his journey so […]
“Notting Hill is a very unique community where many people from the West Indies live, it is a community born out of resistance to a series of backwards attacks from the police… It has something that was located somewhere in the stench of British colonialism. His masters again. In defending themselves against an attack, a […]
There are a multitude of important Black History landmarks dotted throughout London. Here is a run through of some of the locations you should know about this Black History Month (and beyond). Brixton Black Cultural Archives – Founded by activist Len Garrison in 1981, the centre moved to it’s Brixton base in 2014. The archive […]
A few years ago, when I was in sixth form I had a conversation with a mate about how I loved to do a lot of creative things however it always felt like there wasn’t a job title that fit me. I wasn’t just a photographer, I also loved to blog, I also loved to […]
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 […]
Born in London, Sri Lankan designer Amesh Wijesekera, studied BA Honours in Fashion and Textiles at the academy of design in Colombo, Sri Lanka. After bringing Sri Lanka to the forefront of the fashion world at Graduate Fashion week in London, Amesh was chosen to represent Sri Lanka at the International Fashion Showcase 2019. Working […]
What do east Londoners do with a 500 year old building? Critically acclaimed filmmakers Kayza Rose and CampbellX have asked a writer, LGBTQI youth worker, CEO of Culture&, a digital media specialist and a black history educator about their involvement at Sutton House and documented their experiences. To add to the inspiration about what a […]