• Platforma Jam at the Arcola
    Music

    Saturday 16th January 2016
    5.30pm-6.30pm

    Platforma presents a free performance in support of Nine Lives at Arcola Theatre. Five friends from four continents bring you songs, sounds and spoken word from Ethiopia, Palestine and beyond. Featuring Haymanot Tesfa, Leila Seguin, Duncan Mortimer, EbsilBaz, Emily Zaraa.

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  • Poetry and Activism – with Kayo Chingonyi
    Poetry & Spoken Word

    Tuesday 19th January 2016
    6.30 - 8.30pm

    Humanities and Arts Research Centre (Royal Holloway, University of London) and Counterpoints Arts invite you to the the launch of a new creative collaboration around a residency for poet Kayo Chingonyi.

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  • ‘Everyday on Canalside’ Year 2: Co-Production and Making Together
    Learning

    Thursday 21st January 2016
    6:30-8:30pm

    Image: Ian Buswell Venue: Whitmore Community Centre, 2-4 Phillipp St, London N1 5NU Time: 6:30 – 8:30 pm Date: 21 January 2016 A Learning Lab at the Whitmore Community Centre which focused on the second year of ‘Everyday on Canalside’ – a participation and community-arts programme located on the Canalside Estate in Hoxton. Learning Lab facilitated the […]

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  • Mbira Kuwirirana at Arcola Theatre
    Music

    Saturday 23rd January 2016
    5.30-6.30pm

    Platforma presents a free performance by the brilliant Mbira Kuwirirana in support of Nine Lives at Arcola Theatre. Mbira Kuwirirana is a trio of mbira players based in the UK. The name of the group can be loosely translated to “mbira is friendship”.

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  • ‘Eastern Europeans for Dummies’: Immigrant audience development
    Live Art

    Thursday 28th January 2016
    4:00 – 7:00 pm

    Join us for a Learning Lab focusing on the unique interdisciplinary methodologies and creative thinking behind the performance duo There There, as they embark on audience development for a wider touring of their Arts Council England funded, Eastern Europeans for Dummies.

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  • 7 Days in Syria – screening and a Q/A
    Film

    Friday 29th January 2016
    6pm-8.30pm

    '7 days in Syria’ gives a window into the lives of families struggling to survive the Syria Conflict. Their courage and resilience shines through in impossible circumstances’ – Angelina Jolie Pitt

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  • Bards Without Borders at Arcola Theatre
    Theatre

    Saturday 30th January 2016
    5.30pm-6.30pm

    Platforma presents a free performance by Bards Without Borders in support of Nine Lives at Arcola Theatre. Bards Without Borders (BWB) brings together poets from refugee and migrant backgrounds to create new writing and performance in response to the work of William Shakespeare.

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