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Black Folks Don't Like Art

Ok, so that was a bit of an attention grabbing headline (sue me), but to an extent, I strongly believe this to be true.

Be honest, would you consider going to see an art exhibition about Oduduwa or would you rather attend a neighbour’s naming ceremony? 974 more words


Film4 Summer Screen, Somerset House

As I’ve mentioned before our company has quite an active social committee and we try to do something different each month. As it had been a warm summer this month’s activity was… 318 more words


Beginning the installation of the Re-Creations Exhibition!

This week we started to install the new exhibition of work the YP’s have made which will be at the John Hansard Gallery. It is going to be called Re-Creations following on from the last exhibition of work. 471 more words

John Hansard Gallery

My Week in Photos

Hey all! Welcome to the second “My Week in Photos” post, where I give you the chance to have a little nose into my life. 638 more words

17th August 1836: Hatched, Matched and Dispatched.

Today in 1836 the Royal Assent was granted to the compulsory civil registration of births marriages and deaths. The bill which had been piloted, against Church opposition, by the Liberal MP, Lord John Russell came into effect the following year.(1) 456 more words


Screening of '20,000 Days on Earth' at Somerset House

Every summer, there are open-air film screenings at Somerset House. Sounds good in theory but if you know the English summer, then you know that you’re most likely going to get soaked halfway through the film. 129 more words