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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Mutiny screening in Brixton for Black Poppy Rose:

12.12.2016

We were honoured by the response to our Mutiny talk/screening as contribution to the Taranto Mutiny ‘98thyear anniversary commemoration’, organized by Black Poppy Rose. Thanks to all those who waited so patiently for a chance to talk afterwards.

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Mutiny Screening for Birmingham Recognize:

10.10.2016

Really enjoyed the audience engagement at our Mutiny talk/screening for Recognize at Birmingham’s amazing new Central Library building. Huge respect to Garry Stewart and members, as well as all who participated in a really inspiring day! 

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R&D in Hvar, Croatia with Master of Wine, Jo Ahearne:

01.08.2016

A completely new topic for us. We’re off to Croatia’s beautiful island of Hvar, for filming and research with Master of Wine, (the amazing and inspirational) Jo Ahearne to tell the story of her wine making dream. Jo Ahearne is an authoritative wine expert – one of an elite group of only 370 – there...

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Mutiny Screening at Mac Birmingham:

20.06.2016

A great response to our Mutiny talk/screening at Mac Birmingham to coincide with visual artist, Barbara Walker’s major new exhibition of drawings, ‘Shock and Awe’. “Acknowledging an absence of representation over the past 100 years, Walker’s exhibition concentrates upon the contribution of Black servicemen and women to the British Armed forces and war efforts from...

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Rebecca at Edinburgh International Festival, with Sadler’s Wells’ production, Natalia Osipova and Friends:

01.06.2016

Rebecca joined the ‘Natalia Osipova and Friends’ team as Wardrobe Manager for rehearsals and premier at Sadler’s Wells, followed by performances at Edinburgh International Festival and New York’s City Centre Theatre. “Multi-award winning Russian classical ballerina Natalia Osipovais a major star in the dance world – she will be joined by Sergei Polunin for these...

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