AHRC-funded WW1 project leading to 2019 National festival:

04.04.2018

Tony has joined the Advisory Board for ‘Commemoration, Conflict and Conscience’ a year-long project which culminates in a national festival in Bristol, 27th-28thApril 2019. The project looks at hidden or lesser known stories of the First World War, legacy, peace-building & alienation from commemoration. We are: uniting existing community groups and researchers, focusing on their...

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Rebecca rejoins Sutra for 10th Anniversary international tour:

13.03.2018

Rebecca is back on the road as Wardrobe Manager with Sadler’s Wells Contemporary Dance Theatre’s groundbreaking show, Sutra – celebrating its 10thyear of international touring. “Seen by over 160,000 people worldwide in 60 cities across 28 countries, this critically acclaimed collaboration between choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Turner Prize-winning sculptor Antony Gormley and 19 Buddhist monks...

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UK Black people and communities living and working with Dementia:

01.03.2018

Through the generous support of the Culture Dementia UK network, Tony is carrying out a brief London-based outreach project, as part of his work with the British Museum. He is researching experiences and insights of Black people and communities people living and working with Dementia. It’s a huge opportunity to develop knowledge and understanding that...

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Mutiny re-edit complete:

01.11.2017

Re-edit of our film Mutiny is complete. All being well the film will be available from the start of the new 2018/2019 school year. This release will be online pay to view only. We will keep the cost as low as possible in order to allow for formal and informal learning budgets. (Mutiny’s pay to...

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Mutiny Screening for CALMCC – Birmingham 28 August 2017

22.08.2017

We’re looking forward to our trip to Birmingham to screen Mutiny this Monday. Thank you for the invitation CALMCC [CALMCC is the acronym for The Caribbean Legacy Memorial for Commonwealth Contributions]. Mutiny Screening and Open Discussion A story of war, and the Black struggle for honour and freedom: through the eyewitness testimonies of surviving veterans,...

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Blast Fest: Winston Churchill Memorial Fund Travel Fellowship

22.08.2017

Congratulations Blast Fest! Tony was invited to speak at the Blast Fest & Winston Churchill Memorial Fund  ‘Meet the Fellows’ Showcase event earlier this month as part of Manchester’s Carnival Weekend events. Blast Fest is a new genre of science festival where science, technology, engineering and Mathematics (STEM) is explored alongside Black Arts and Culture.  Tony...

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Sweet Patootee Arts, launched:

30.05.2017

Tony and Rebecca announce the successful launch of Sweet Patootee Arts – a new non-profit sister-company to Sweet Patootee – the vehicle for a new phase of their artistic development. A bid for R&D funding will be submitted to the Arts Council of England in 2018, for SPA’s first project – ‘Turning Point’. Watch this...

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Mutiny Screening in Islington for Away From The Western Front:

30.04.2017

A great response to our Mutiny talk/screening at Islington Museum, for the launch of Away From The Western Front. “The project offers contrasting perspectives on the campaigns and will provide opportunities for local communities to engage with and learn about this global event. The project will also be working with Turkish and Iraqi communities which...

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British Museum, part time role:

01.03.2017

To complement his work with Sweet Patootee, Tony has embarked on a major CPD experience in one of the world’s leading cultural institutions, the British Museum. As a Community Partnerships Coordinator in the British Museum’s Learning and National Partnerships team, he will work on Museum-based and outreach engagement with a wide range of existing and...

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