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Notting Hill Carnival – Parade of Peace

Ashlee E L Roberts explores the history of Notting Hill Carnival, the political and racial relevance it still holds and the presence of Midland based The Crucial Sauce Company at the bank holiday celebration!   Jerk Chicken. Soca. Feathered, figure hugging outfits with beaded face art. Carnival is a celebration of Caribbean culture and a chance [...]

By |August 31st, 2017|Blogs, Projects|0 Comments

Six Intiatives Our Communties Can Learn From

In our next blog, Ashlee E L Roberts explores how six companies have used profound initiatives to help community relations and mind-set advancement in Birmingham   FlatPack Festival Hailing from Birmingham, the travelling festival aims to inspire audiences through the medium of performance and film. Their ethos “It’s not just a festival, it’s a state of mind” reinforces how art, [...]

By |August 17th, 2017|Blogs|0 Comments

Thank you! An open letter to all those at Simmer Down Festival ’17

THANK YOU! After the HUGE success of Simmer Down Festival 2017 we would like to say a big THANK YOU to all who made it happen. Without the hard work and dedication of all those involved we could not have pulled this off. We’re still waiting on official figures, but latest estimates suggest an audience [...]

By |July 24th, 2017|Blogs, Projects, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Simmer Down Festival is Back – this time it’s Crucial

Simmer Down Festival is back after a hiatus in 2016, with new partnerships and new features. North West Birmingham and neighbouring regions welcome the return of the rapidly growing free reggae and world music festival. Crucial Sponsors This year the festival is more sustainable than ever, as it has blended public and private sector partnerships [...]

By |June 21st, 2017|Blogs|1 Comment

Safer Streets – Community Care in Aston

In our this blog piece, Ashlee E L Roberts reviews the ‘Safer Streets’ presentation hosted by Reverend Desmond Jaddoo on Friday 28th April 2017.  His important speech highlights the necessary steps needed to heal Aston’s community spirit.     Christian. Muslim. Old. Young. Man. Woman. Black. White. Too often, we separate ourselves into the above. [...]

By |May 3rd, 2017|Blogs|0 Comments

Chris Green Media – The Masters of Communication

  Being a creative entrepreneur is tough.     From university halls to community centre classes; creatives are taught to perfect their craft, and in return, they’ll be equipped to run their own organization based on their art. Whilst studying your passion is vital for success, it only equates to 50% of entrepreneurship. Many creatives [...]

By |April 24th, 2017|Blogs|0 Comments