Brixton-based singer-songwriter Josiah Mortimer has released his debut album, recorded entirely from home during lockdown.
It is easy to understand why the We Care food bank founder turned film-maker Raymond Woolford became intrigued by the story of Kath Duncan, writes Peter Lane.
Crystal Palace Festival raising money to help young people affected by the pandemic find employment and performance opportunities
Festival organisers have launched a fundraising appeal to support local young people impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. The coordinators of Crystal Palace Festival hope to lessen the pandemic’s impact on young people though fundraising for the Creative Futures project.
London’s theatres are reopening, with caution to the fore, writes Christopher Walker. The National Theatre has just one offering in the main theatre Under Milk Wood, and with reduced capacity booking is difficult.
A message in bottle is an ancient form of communication between faraway lands, writes Charles Harrison. Now, it is the theme for the dynamic lockdown-themed exhibition in the Old Operating Theatre Museum & Herb Garret in Southwark.
Her first single shot to Number 1 in the Urban Influencer Chart where it stayed for a solid six weeks, and now the singing vegan mum is back again. JB Rose, originally from Lewisham, released her first single “Back to Love” last Summer which she wrote after her cousin was killed in a knife attack and to “encourage people to be our brother’s keeper and love one another”.
Since lockdown, there has been a noticeable shift in our everyday relationship with the outdoors. Nature has been a source of solace for many, as lockdown rules heightened our appreciation for local parks and green spaces did too.
An artist is launching a series of collages tracking bus journeys from people excluded from public transport. The Walkie-Talkies was created by socially engaged artist Michelle Baharier, who is originally from Camberwell.
A “key cultural and entertainment” festival will help kickstart the summer of recovery in the West End. The Underbelly Festival will set up its Spiegeltent in Cavendish Square, near John Lewis in Oxford Stre
Three young filmmakers are crowdfunding to shoot a new short film about coming of age and battling the impact of colonialism. The film, Black and White Duppy, is set in the heart of Brixton and follows the main character, British-Jamaican teenager Red, as he clashes with his mum and tries to navigate his way through life and his cultural identity.