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After WORD – SH/FTING TIDES from Almeida Theatre

16-18 July 2020 – Almeida Theatre presents:  Shifting Tides, a new digital festival exploring the intersection between art and the climate crisis. Aimed at and created with 14 – 25 year olds, the festival will take over the Almeida’s digital … Continue reading

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After WORD – Summer Reading Challenge 2020

As #WORD2020 #WellConnected comes to a close, there are plenty of amazing opportunities to enjoy and engage creatively with WORDs this summer. Children and young people can take part in the annual Summer Reading Challenge with Islington Libraries. This year … Continue reading

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Jacqueline Ayer: Drawing on Thailand Book Extract

To mark the end of the #WORD2020, House of Illustration has shared an extract of their book Jacqueline Ayer: Drawing on Thailand, which celebrates the ground-breaking, globetrotting polymath: part author-illustrator, part fashion designer, part entrepeneur. Born in 1930s New York … Continue reading

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I’ve been thinking about … 30 June 2020

During lockdown young women aged 16-25 taking part in All Change’s B Creative programme have created a collection of individual and group poetry and photography with Associate Artists Cecilia Knapp and Marysa Dowling. The poetry and photography explore the theme … Continue reading

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Black Lives Matter – June 2020

In June 2020, in response to the Black Lives Matter campaign, Inspire! young parents project created a group poem, working with Associate Artists Cecilia Knapp and Sarah Blanc. As part of a collaboration for WORD2020 with House of Illustration and … Continue reading

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#PostalPoetry – week of 29 June

During the Covid-19 lockdown young parents, young women and older people in Islington have been working with All Change Associate Artists Francesca Beard, Cecilia Knapp and Sarah Blanc to create poetry in response to the crisis and for their community. … Continue reading

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When… Sun 28 June

Little Angel Theatre presents When… 11am “When I grow up I want to be clever and funny, wild and free”. In When… one little bear shares his hopes and dreams. Determined to explore the world yet stay true to himself, he … Continue reading

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Freedom of Sexpression: Pride, Comics and Tom of Finland: Fri 26 June

6pm Freedom of Sexpression: Pride, Comics and Tom of Finland – HOUSE OF ILLUSTRATION Comics expert Paul Gravett and Tom of Finland Foundation President Durk Dehner in conversation  to celebrate Pride – part of #Toms100 and Islington Word Festival. A … Continue reading

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Key Changes: Music Industry Session – Thu 25 June

4-6pm – Key Changes shares some of Word2020’s commitment to creative disruption by parachuting Islington peoples’ poet Paul Lyalls into its Music Industry session for musicians with mental health experience today. Expect interactive word play and lyrical dexterity plus open mic from Key … Continue reading

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National Writing Day 2020 #247challenge

  To celebrate National Writing Day 2020, All Change’s company of older people undertook the #247challenge on Zoom with artist Francesca Beard to write a 24 word story in 7 minutes beginning ‘One Day… One day when walking around the … Continue reading

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