What-Next

What Next? #2: Munira Mirza

In today’s What Next? podcast, Deputy Mayor for Culture & Education, Munira Mirza asks What Next for the arts, culture and creative industries in London? Click play below to listen to Munira’s thoughts (or if you’re viewing this on email, head over to the blog to hear the podcast): We’ll be releasing podcasts each day throughout the Summer Festival available here, our…

Toddling around the East End

In a change to my traditional morning commute, on Wednesday last week I found myself heading deep into London’s East End to visit the Altmore Children’s Centre in Newham for the penultimate performance of our Musical Rumpus: A Fairy Queen in the Forest tour. As a member of the Development team, it is both inspiring…

Intern Diaries: Bethan

I can hardly believe it has been almost three months since I joined the team as Marketing and Box Office Intern. It feels like yesterday I was walking into the office a bit nervous and wobbly-kneed to have my office induction with Office Manager Helen. Now I feel like a fully-fledged member of the team!…

At the Cherry Trees

For a number of years we have been working with The Cherry Trees School in Bow and its extraordinary pupils, who experience emotional and behavioural difficulties. Workshop leader Roshi Nasehi reflects on their most recent work with us. I’m writing this blog on the tail end of an intense, varied and extremely rewarding few months…