Wordplay Awards x WAF Festival 2022

We are proud to finally announce that we will be hosting our first awards show dedicated to poetry and musical spoken word in collaboration with the Wandsworth Arts Fringe Festival this Summer. The Wordplay Awards will recognise the amazing talent that has emerged from the underground poetry circuit with a wonderful line-up of spoken wordContinue reading “Wordplay Awards x WAF Festival 2022”

Find Out How You Could Star in Rapman’s New UK Series

Last year it was confirmed that the mind behind the UK film Blue Story, Rapman, would be producing a new superhero series set in South London called ‘Supercell’. Commissioned by Netflix after being recognised globally for his online short film Shiro’s Story, the series is set to be a winner and here is how youContinue reading “Find Out How You Could Star in Rapman’s New UK Series”

Are We Witnessing the Resurgence of the UK’s Battle Rap Scene?

It’s no secret that UK battle rap isn’t quite what it used to be. Long gone are the days of Don’t Flop classics pitting the UK’s finest against the finest American talent from “across the pond”. A time that gave us all so many memorable moments and epic clashes including Shotty Horroh vs. Arsonal, TonyContinue reading “Are We Witnessing the Resurgence of the UK’s Battle Rap Scene?”

Wordplay & Flow: One’s to Watch 2022

Wordplay & Flow have handpicked a sensational selection of creatives across poetry and music that will continue paving the way for emerging artists with their inspiring stories, and the different ways that they have navigated their creative journey’s. There is never one way to get to the same destination, and these four creatives highlight thisContinue reading “Wordplay & Flow: One’s to Watch 2022”

Three Local Theatres That Are Keeping Performing Arts Alive

Theatres are a crucial part of arts and culture in the UK and beyond. The pandemic hit the theatre industry hard, and now we’re moving forward we’re introducing you to three local theatres that are giving opportunities to the talents that deserve it whilst keeping performing arts alive and kicking. Kiln Theatre – Kilburn WinnerContinue reading “Three Local Theatres That Are Keeping Performing Arts Alive”

From Anuvahood to Sumotherhood: Find Out How You Can Be a Part of Adam Deacon’s Upcoming Action Comedy

Adam Deacon, best known for his role as Jay in 2006’s ‘Kidulthood’ and 2008’s ‘Adulthood’, is back for his second directorial outing next year with his film titled ‘Sumotherhood’, which is described as a “British urban action comedy”. Heather Basten Casting recently announced the upcoming project on their official Instagram page, declaring a UK nationwideContinue reading “From Anuvahood to Sumotherhood: Find Out How You Can Be a Part of Adam Deacon’s Upcoming Action Comedy”

How Lashana Lynch Is Making History as the First Ever Female 007

There’s a new 007 in town and she’s exactly what the franchise needed. After decades of daring escapades, high-speed chases, action-packed blockbuster sequences, and intense showdowns reserved for the man they call Bond… James Bond, the 007 franchise finally has a female lead that is more than just the MI5 agent’s love interest. Lashana Lynch,Continue reading “How Lashana Lynch Is Making History as the First Ever Female 007”

Word Up & The RPO Create Magic In Wembley Park At Wemba’s Dream Festival

Last week, hundreds of shoppers at the London Designer Outlet based next to Wembley Stadium enjoyed the poetry showcase developed by Word Up and local poets from Brent, alongside the magnificent Royal Philharmonic Orchestra as part of the Wemba’s Dream festival. The fifteen minute poetry performance that featured at the festival took you through aContinue reading “Word Up & The RPO Create Magic In Wembley Park At Wemba’s Dream Festival”

How The MOBO Trust & Help Musicians Are Reviving Arts & Culture

The MOBO Trust [@moboawards] and Help Musicians [HelpMusiciansUK] collaboration that is boosting the UK music industry

How Arts And Culture Has Changed Since The Pandemic

From virtual events to live protests – we take a look at how arts and culture has changed since the pandemic.