Arts

Blog Stories

Reaching a wounded generation

2nd August 2021

Rumbi Mukoyi’s experience of not belonging spurred her to create African Youth Arise. She talks to Mary Lean.

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.

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 2019

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

Acting for change

10th December 2018

Chris Channer talks with Amanda Clements about a lifetime using theatre to make a difference.