Right to Rent Report Old Street based national charity, The Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants exists to campaign for justice in immigration, nationality and refugee law and policy. In February, they published an independent review of the ‘Right to Rent’ scheme – a government initiative requiring landlords to check the immigration status of their tenants. Jessie Lawson interviewed landlords and tenants about their experiences of the Right to Rent scheme.
Running up that hill with Gavin Boyter Gavin Boyter decided his life needed to change so he injected some excitement (and pain) by running from John O’Groats to Lands-end with a Go-Pro strapped to his head and wrote a book about it: Downhill from Here.
Art Night with Fatos Ustek
Curator Fatos Ustek explains why the free East London wide contemporary art event ‘Art Night‘ on Saturday 1st July is an absolute must, taking art out of galleries and into extraordinary locations.
This month Pearl Wise and Jonny Virgo are joined by Fatos Ustek curator of Art Night, an exciting new contemporary free art event in July and filmmaker Gavin Boyter explaining why he decided to run from John O’Groats to Land’s End and then write the book Downhill From Here. Jonny reports on ‘The Queen of Carnival’ Claudia Jones activist, journalist instigator of the Notting Hill Carnival in 1959, Jess Lawson investigates the pitfalls of ‘Right to Rent’ and Hip Hop/spoken word artist Shay D brings a taste of her unique sound live in the studio.