Changemaker Stories

Prayer Rug Selfies

9th September 2020

Marwan Bassiouni explores the relationship between photography, faith and the passing of time by photographing his prayer rug on a daily basis.

Being Bilal

6th December 2019

Why did Bilal Hassam swap his stethoscope for reality TV? He talks with Yee-Liu Williams and Jonathan Ranger.

Out of a lightless sky

6th December 2019

Aged 12, Gulwali Passarlay travelled 12,000 miles to safety in the UK and now offers a beacon of hope for other child refugees. He talks to Yee-Liu Williams.

Drums no guns – healing the community

6th December 2019

Ram Bhagat helps survivors to find healing through the rhythm of the drums. He talks with Yee-Liu Williams.

Centre stage for social reform

6th December 2019

Pamela Jenner tells the story of a theatre which reached out to the factories and mines of post-war Britain.

Painting from within

6th December 2019

For over 20 years, Su Riddell has been painting in silence with friends and strangers.

Where only puppets can go

6th December 2019

Raven Kaliana uses puppets to raise awareness of child trafficking and aid recovery from trauma. Lucy Patterson interviews her.

Dancing to freedom

6th December 2019

Indian arts helped Rupal Maru weather a painful childhood. Now she offers their power to others. She talks to Davina Patel.

Islamic windows on the west

5th December 2010

Marwan Bassiouni’s powerful photographs capture the diversity of Islam in the Netherlands. He talks to Davina Patel.

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