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The Gospel According to Courttia

These are not good times,’ Nile Rogers once wrote about another city in the midst of turmoil. He had the near-bankrupt, socially turbulent New York of the 1970s in his sightlines, but given his more recent cultural renaissance this side of the pond, it could just as easily have been London, 2017 he was singing of. 1,462 more words

City of Stories - celebrating London’s writers and readers

We are very fortunate to be part of Spread the Word’s City of Stories project that invites Londoners to pick up their pens and create new stories. 196 more words

Hammersmith Library

Darcus Howe: His wordplay was swordplay

This weekend we lost journalist, activist and thinker Darcus Howe.

In Darcus’ long career, he meant many different things to many different people. To pay homage to an undeniable trailblazer in the fight against racism and colonialism, here are… 1,140 more words

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The Story Sessions: Childhood tales- recordings

Having had so much background noise the videos were useless from this session for Brockley Max back in June, I thought we wouldn’t be able to share, but it turns out that the sound recordings whilst still a bit buzzy, are bearable to listen to. 110 more words

The Story Sessions