Tag: Wandsworth Arts Fringe

From the Fringe to the mainstream the Story of Claudia Jones came to the Wandsworth Community 

Buried beside Karl Marx in Highgate cemetery Claudia Jones was a force to be reckoned with. As part of Windrush Day 2022 celebrations and Wandsworth’s Arts Fringe festival (WAF 2022), a collective of 160 school children, year 7 and above, over four days, were taken on a journey through her story. For an afternoon in […]

The Story of Claudia Jones WHF 2020

The Story of Claudia Jones WHF 2020 A Story of Our Heroes Wandsworth Art Fringe in your Living Room

Part of WAF20, Wandsworth Arts Fringe: In your Living Room A short play telling the story of Claudia Jones, fondly known as the mother of the Caribbean Carnival, precursor to the world-famous Notting Hill Carnival by some, although the event that she held was at St Pancras Town Hall. She died young. The significance of […]

Wandsworth Arts Fringe 2020

Wandsworth Arts Fringe 2020 Wandsworth Art Fringe Living Room

Black Heroes Foundation were at WAF2020 – Wandsworth Arts Fringe – In Your Living Room Wandsworth Arts Fringe (WAF) is an open-access arts festival based in Wandsworth. There is no selection process so everyone can jump on board and join in. Wandsworth Arts Fringe is brought to you by Wandsworth Council, supporting the arts and […]

Wandsworth Arts Fringe 2018

Wandsworth Arts Fringe 2018 Black Heroes the Debate 2018

We were part of the Wandsworth Arts Fringe Festival (WAF18) WAF18.  Black Heroes: The Debate Inspired Musical Reflections on Freedom, Equality and World Peace. Cultural pioneers Kofi and Noel McKoy and emerging artists Roman Harris and ArA Harmonic, performed unique artistic responses to monologues from Black Heroes in the Hall of Fame; inspired by speeches and […]

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