Community Art

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENTS

THEATRE/STAGE SHOW

2011- 2014 “Darkness Makes Sense” – Parkfest 4 AVS, Leagrave Common, Luton

2014 “Metamorphasis” – Exmouth Family Fun Day, Exmouth

2014 “Black to the Edge” – BHM -Barnfield South, Luton

2014 “Metamorphasis” Northampton Carnival Stage, Northampton

2014 “Pheonix” Whipsnade Zoo

2013 “Being Black” – BHM – Barnfield South, Luton

2012 “Trucker” Paralympic Ceremony. London 2012, London

2012 “Other Side of the Ring” Love Luton 2012, Luton

2010 “Art Un-Defined” – Marsh Farm Festival, Luton

2006 “Earth Rise” – Luton Library Theatre – Luton, Beds

2006 “Colour” –  Luton Library Theatre – Luton, Beds

2002 “Legacy: The Sequence”  and “Legacy: Herstory Part I” – – Artezium, Luton

 

SPOKEN WORD / DJ PERFORMANCE

2014 Mixed Blessings Awards – UKCCA, Luton

2013 – 2014 Culti-Fest –UKCCA, Luton

2014 Pre-Carnival Fundraising Bash – UKCCA, Luton

2013 Parkfest 4 AVS, Leagrave Common, Luton

2012 “Other Side of the Ring” Love Luton 2012, Luton

2012-2014 BHM Event – Barnfield (South) Luton

2010 – 2012   Akeba African Caribbean Cultural Fun Day

2009    African Caribbean Seniors & Carer’s Luncheon Club – Open day –  Hitchin.

2009    Caribbean Christmas Market – Luton

2009    Saint Kitts-Nevis & Friends Association, Cultural Evening – UKCCA, Luton

2006 Marsh Farm Community Development Trust, Cultural Day

2006 Grenada Carriacou and Petit Martinique Arts Development Trust – Cultural Evening.

2002 International Woman’s Day Celebration – Luton University

2001 Harrow Anti Racial Alliance ‘Shining Stars’  and ‘Cultural day’

 

CARNIVAL ARTS AND PERFORMANCE

2011 – Present NRP-AVS “In The Light” Carnival Troop”

Various Location across England

1994 – 2010   SKNFA Carnival Club

Various locations

 

 

CULTURAL ARTS  PROJECTS/EVENT MANAGEMENT

2011-2014 Parkfest 4 AVS, Leagrave Common, Luton

2010 – Marsh Farm Festival, Luton

2011- 2013 BHM Event – Barnfield (South) Luton

2012 “Other Side of the Ring”-  The Hat Factory, The UKCCA and various locations.

2010   MFCDT/Lea Manor Diversity Event – Marsh Farm

2009    MFCDT Diversity Event – Marsh Farm

2009    African Caribbean Seniors & Carer’s Luncheon Club – Open day.

2009    Caribbean Christmas Market – Tropical Delights

2007   Black to the Edge: Black History Workshop and  Exhibition exploring the pre-slavery achievements of   people of colour. A youth lead project.

2006-2007 Jump Up – Diverse & Cultural Dance Workshop and  Performance

2006 Dallow Development Trust – Art and drama workshop as part of the summer scheme, a youth lead project.

2006 Anansi workshops – Lea Manor Rec, Luton

2004 -2008 The Earth Rise project – Sundon Park Community Centre Trust, Luton

2001 Herstory Part I – Lealands High School, Luton

1998 Caribbean Light Experience – Leagrave Methodist Church, Luton

 

COMMUNITY PROJECT/EVENT MANAGEMENT

2010   Marsh Farm Community Festival

2009    African Caribbean Seniors & Carer’s Luncheon Club – Open day.

2009    Caribbean Christmas Market – Tropical Delights

2009    Pride Talent Quest – Pride Promotions & Lewsey Learning Centre.

2009    Saint Kitts-Nevis & Friends Association – Cultural Evening

2006 Grenada Carriacou and Petit Martinique Arts Development Trust – Cultural Evening.

2006 Marsh Farm Community Development Trust, Cultural Fashion Show

 

Digital Arts

2014 Signposts Digital Art Project

2012 “Other Side of the Ring” Digital Art Project

2012 “Darkness Makes Sense” Digital Art Project

2011 Lea Manor Digital Art Project

EXHIBITIONS AND/OR WORKSHOPS

2013-2014 Culti-Fest –UKCCA, Luton

2011- 2013 BHM Event – Barnfield (South) Luton

2010 – 2013   Akeba African Caribbean Cultural Fun Day

2012 “Other Side of the Ring”-  The Hat Factory, The UKCCA and various locations.

2010   Akeba Black History Awareness Weekend

2010   MFCDT/Lea Manor Diversity Event – Marsh Farm

2009    MFCDT Diversity Event – Marsh Farm

2009    African Caribbean Seniors & Carer’s Luncheon Club – Open day.

2009    Caribbean Christmas Market – Tropical Delights

2009    Saint Kitts-Nevis & Friends Association – Cultural Evening

2007   Black to the Edge: Black History Workshop and Exhibition exploring the pre-slavery achievements of   people of colour. A youth lead project.

2006-2007 Jump Up – Diverse & Cultural Dance Workshop and Performance

2006 Dallow Development Trust – Art and drama workshop as part of the summer scheme, a youth lead project. 

RECOGNITIONS & AWARDS

Luton’s Best “Luton’s Most Outstanding Citizen for 2014”

“Beating the Odds” National Mixed Blessings Award 2014

“Exceptional Achievement” Luton Volunteer Awards 2014
“Future Stars” Luton International Carnival 2014


Third Place “Best on de Road” youth category Luton International Carnival 2013


High Sheriff of Bedfordshire Citizenship Award 2013


Luton & Bedfordshire Community Overall Winner of the Winners Award 2012


Luton Community Arts Award Winner 2012


Luton Community Arts Highly Commended 2011
Northampton Carnival Visitors Category Runner up Award 2011

MEDIA

“Culture goes on the timetable for Lea Manor” Luton News. February 6th2013

“Family fun at Leagrave Park Festival”, Luton News September 5, 2012

“From Victim to Award Winner”, Luton News. November 14, 2012

BBC News, Look East.  November 2, 2012

BBC Three Counties Radio, Breakfast Show with Iain Lee. November 5,  2012 

 

 

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