Arts

NEWS: Body & Soul selected as community partner in major new National Theatre initiative

Posted on: 3rd October 2017

The National Theatre has today announced that Body & Soul will be one of the community organisations involved in Public Acts, its long-term plan to create ambitious works of participatory…

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A poem from a Body & Soul member

Posted on: 7th September 2017

Body & Soul by Lindsay There’s a place where my heart beats slightly slower a place of bean bags and wooden floors colouring pens filling in the gaps in sentences…

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SHE Choir London presents Summer Sounds for Body & Soul

Posted on: 6th July 2017

Next Wednesday sees SHE Choir London perform their regular summer gig in aid of Body & Soul at Islington Assembly Hall. We asked Dawn Murden, an alto in SHE Choir,…

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Teen Spirit spoken word workshop – a poem

Posted on: 18th January 2017

Last Saturday we held January’s Teen Spirit workshop for teenagers affected by HIV. One of the aims of the Teen Spirit programme is to give young people the confidence to…

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BBC Radio 1 comes to Body & Soul

Posted on: 5th December 2016

Now we’re not ones to name-drop here at Body & Soul (name-drop alert!), but we were pretty excited when our new friends Alice Levine and Toddla T from BBC Radio…

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World Aids Day Coverage in The Guardian

Posted on: 9th December 2015

We were also very proud of the young adults featured by journalist Jenny Kleeman for the Guardian on World Aids Day talking about their experience of stigma.   Here is…

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World Aids Day _Contemporary Africa

Posted on: 9th December 2015

Contemporary Africa a celebration of artists connected to Africa and the Diaspora was an incredible exhibition pulled off by our very own partnership and events organiser Rima Sams. Held at…

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Dear Past Me – A Poem

Posted on: 24th March 2014

Body & Soul’s Younger Adults group just finished a month-long course looking at poetry and slam poetry. At Body & Soul we’ve long believed in the power of creativity for…

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Cry Child Cry

Posted on: 29th October 2013

We recently rediscovered this very powerful poem written by Night, one of Body & Soul’s first members and trustees. Night sadly died a number of years ago but her words…

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Safe House – A Poem about Body & Soul

Posted on: 30th August 2013

We wanted to share this poem from one of our adult members, Sarah. In our house with so many doors Enough room to disappear, if you would do Just look…

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