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Collage Arts answers Roj Women’s appeal by donating 8 sewing machines

On June 16, 2021, Posted by , In Blog,Collage Community,Learning,News, By ,,,,, , With Comments Off on Collage Arts answers Roj Women’s appeal by donating 8 sewing machines

In her blog, Anice Ossoulian visits the Roj Women’s Textiles Project to find out about their progress to date and celebrate the arrival of their new sewing machines… Roj Women Association is a Haringey-based organisation which provides support to Kurdish and Turkish women and young girls living in the UK….

Safety first as Lottery has helped Collage prepare for reopening

On April 9, 2021, Posted by , In Blog,Collage Community,Collage Voices,News, By ,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Safety first as Lottery has helped Collage prepare for reopening

Collage Arts has been supported by the Social Enterprise Support Fund distributed by Big Issue Invest, on behalf of The National Lottery Community Fund. The fund distributed over £18 million. Collage received £36,600. Manoj Ambasna, executive director of Collage Arts, said: “COVID-19 has had a dramatic effect on many national…

Creativity on-line for over 50s

On March 16, 2021, Posted by , In Blog,Collage Community,Learning, By ,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Creativity on-line for over 50s

Covid-19 has meant that our worlds have shrunk. Many people aged 50+ have found themselves furloughed, screening or self-isolating until it is possible to get back to normal. Simple pleasures like a coffee with friends, a chat with colleagues, or a trip away seem like distant memories. ‘We are delighted…

Lockdown Compositions & Crafted Conversations

LOCKDOWN COMPOSITIONS At Collage Arts, young people and music are very close to our heart! Many of you will already know of the work we do with young people through Collage Voices and Collage Works. We are delighted that through Collage Community project, Creative Futures, we designed a musical strand…

The Blue Sky Makes Me Hopeful by Lola Clinton [Lockdown Diary 1]

On November 25, 2020, Posted by , In Blog,Collage Community,Creative Futures, By ,,,, , With Comments Off on The Blue Sky Makes Me Hopeful by Lola Clinton [Lockdown Diary 1]

Lola Clinton reflects shortages of toilet roll and compost that nearly derails her gardening.  She places George Floyd’s death in the context of 400 years of exploitation.  But, the smell of freshly picked herbs makes her smile and the blue sky makes her hopeful.  Listen to a short extract voiced…

The Lockdown Monologues – Lucky by Leila Alkunshalie [Monologue 3]

On November 24, 2020, Posted by , In Blog,Collage Community,video, By ,,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on The Lockdown Monologues – Lucky by Leila Alkunshalie [Monologue 3]

Leila Alkunshalie has created a Lockdown Monologue based on her observations of working with young women in Haringey. It is deftly performed by Karta Kaur. What shines though is original and authentic voice of a Londoner growing up in dual heritage household. Her hair, she tells us, is half Arab…