Confessions of an overseas intern | Part 4: I See Dead People

By Sanka Pityana Most people think going to a cemetery is taboo – or at least that’s how it is in South Africa. I happen to like them. I find them peaceful and beautiful. On my trip, I have visited … Continue reading

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Confessions of an overseas intern in London Part 3 – Open air art misty wet with rain

By Sanka Pityana Last Tuesday we had a Ladbury ‘day out’ – a team trip to the stunning Yorkshire Sculpture Park (YSP) just a few miles from Wakefield Westgate station to see the arresting work of British Trinidadian artist Zak Ové, who we represent. We met up at … Continue reading

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First Smart Oxford Playable City® Commission Shortlist announced

Smart Oxford Playable City Commission Shortlist reveals six innovative projects placing shared experience at the heart of the future city. Tuesday 11 July 2017: Today Watershed and Smart Oxford are delighted to announce the shortlist for the very first Smart … Continue reading

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Confessions of an overseas intern in London Part 2 – British Summer Time: Green Day at Hyde Park

So, I got to Hyde Park Corner a bit early and I waited for my friend Kam and her cousin to arrive. While I waited I tried some cactus juice which smells like cranberry juice and tastes like it but … Continue reading

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TALE OF TWO COUNTRIES CELEBRATES DIGITAL CULTURAL HERITAGE AND FINNISH-BRITISH CULTURAL RELATIONS

LONDON, July 10 , 2017 Today, in celebration of Finland’s centenary of independence, the Finnish Institute in London has launched an online gallery titled A Tale of Two Countries. The gallery offers its visitors curated pieces of the shared history of Finland and Britain including cultural, political, social and … Continue reading

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Confessions of an overseas intern in London: Part 1 – Soho

 Hot chocolate and a collection of very original books 28.06.17 by Sanka Pityana So, I had met my cousin for lunch at Piccadilly Circus and we went to a really nice sushi place called Yoobi and ate 16 pieces of maki each (which was amazing!) … Continue reading

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Congratulations Watershed on receiving continuing Arts Council England National Portfolio Funding until 2022

Watershed is delighted to be confirmed as a continuing part of Arts Council England’s National Portfolio and looks forward to sustaining Watershed’s leadership and innovation role in the cultural ecosystem. With a focus on collaboration and partnership, Watershed is recognised … Continue reading

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2Degrees Festival: insightful people sharing a common love and respect of our interdependence with the Earth

By Lorelle Mykoo On Thursday 15th June 2Degrees Festival put on a beautiful evening of poetry, audio, visual media and discussions. We were there for an evening of stories on climate justice. I have to admit I walked in there … Continue reading

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Glasto… Where kids and Grime come of age

How could we not mention the Ladbury family Glastonbury experience?… What a festival. This year was Mr. Ladbury Jr’s first Glastonbury. At the grand old age of 10, the festival was like nothing he’d witnessed or been part of before. … Continue reading

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Chineke! Jean Scott reviews Europe’s first majority-BME orchestra at The Salisbury International Arts Festival 2017

I am still not sure how to pronounce ‘Chineke’, an exclamation word in the Igbo language, roughly equivalent to ‘wonderful’ in English. However, that hardly matters. What is important is that on the evening of Tuesday 6 June, the Salisbury … Continue reading

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