Entries by Ingrid

Unashamedly Chickenshed again

In 1974, musician and composer Jo Collins met teacher and director Mary Ward. They shared a belief that everyone should have the opportunity to perform and create, leading them to establish a theatre company. Initially operating out of local church halls, they were given the use of a disused chicken shed on vacant land belonging to local […]

London Book Fair hijacked by political statements

From the LBF website: London Book Fair has appointed two charities as Charities of the Year 2024. “National Literacy Trust is a charity changing people’s life chances through the power of words – from first words, through school days to training, jobs and beyond. In 2022, the National Literacy Trust reached over 1.3 million children […]