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Win Limited Edition John & Yoko Vinyl!

On December 15, 2021, Posted by , In Blog, With Comments Off on Win Limited Edition John & Yoko Vinyl!

To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the song ‘Happy Xmas (War is Over)‘, Yoko Ono and Sean Ono Lennon have gifted Collage Arts, Music Venue Trust, Help Musicians, Karousel Music, Youth Music, Movimientos and Attitude is Everything, a super limited acetate vinyl copy of the song, hand cut at Abbey Road, to help fundraise for their individual worthy causes. We have 7 copies…

A Poem for World Leaders to Ponder

On December 3, 2021, Posted by , In Blog, With Comments Off on A Poem for World Leaders to Ponder

One of the key aims of COP26 is to empower young people’s voices. This is at the core of the way that our programme for young people Collage Voices works. Our creative writing group, under the guidance of poet Paul Lyalls, gathered to discuss the future of our planet. 2117 Undreamed strikes…

EFG London Jazz Festival @ Karamel

On December 2, 2021, Posted by , In Blog, With Comments Off on EFG London Jazz Festival @ Karamel

As another fantastic London Jazz Festival comes to a close, we take a look at all the brilliant bands who graced our stage! © John Lyons Lauren Lucille Quartet paying homage to the likes of Joni Mitchell, Nick Drake and Ani DiFranco Lauren was supported by Daniel Hewson on Keys | Chris…

A Tribute to the Legendary Gil Scott-Heron

On November 26, 2021, Posted by , In Blog, With Comments Off on A Tribute to the Legendary Gil Scott-Heron

A Tribute to the Legendary Gil Scott-Heron – with Bruce Mississippi Johnson and his band, was the closing performance for the EFG London Jazz Festival 2021 at Karamel N22.  This marked the completion of 9 gigs,  mostly to sold out houses.  Bruce Johnson says: “I was so excited about this gig…

Collage Arts wins Inclusion & Equalities Award

On November 26, 2021, Posted by , In Blog, With Comments Off on Collage Arts wins Inclusion & Equalities Award

Collage Arts is very proud to have been recognised as 2021 Inclusion and Equalities Organisation of Year by the Bridge Renewal Trust in their Community Impact Awards   In accepting the awards Manoj Ambasna, executive director of Collage Arts said  “We were recently asked for the diversity plan at Collage Arts, I said that would be…

Meet the Artist: Meera Palia

On November 23, 2021, Posted by , In Blog, With Comments Off on Meet the Artist: Meera Palia

I caught up with abstract expressionist painter Meera Palia. We chatted about her journey to date, artistic practice and various sources of inspiration. I was also lucky enough to receive a private tour of her Collage Artspace studio in lieu of the annual N22 Open Studios, which has now been…