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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…

How does a community arts group respond to Covid-19?

On November 13, 2020, Posted by , In Blog,Collage Community,Creative Futures,News, By , With Comments Off on How does a community arts group respond to Covid-19?

Preeti Dasgupta heads up the Collage Community team and explores how Arts Council England investment has created 8 videos revealing the genuine lived experiences and insights of the COVID-19 pandemic and the Black lives matter movement In March 2020, Collage Arts in London’s Wood Green asked itself some searching questions…

Collage Arts brief – Mini screen community shorts

On October 19, 2020, Posted by , In Blog,Collage Community, With Comments Off on Collage Arts brief – Mini screen community shorts

The Production :Collage Arts is delighted to announce we have received National Lottery funding to produce seven short films within some Haringey key communities. This is a chance for writers of Turkish, Kurdish and/or Iranian heritage to work with local communities on a semi professional production, led by Collage Arts….

Dawn Walton honoured

On October 16, 2020, Posted by , In Blog,Collage Community,Collage Voices,News, By ,,, , With Comments Off on Dawn Walton honoured

Collage Arts was delighted to hear that our collaborator on the Lockdown Monologues, Dawn Walton has been recognised in the Birthday honours. Dawn Walton was made OBE for her services to theatre. Steve Medlin, Collage Arts artistic director said: “I have collaborated with Dawn on a number of occasions over…