diane abbott

New mentoring programme launches search for black professional males, to be role models

New mentoring programme launches search for black professional males, to be role models

  At a time when Britain is seeing  a record  number of young boys and men of African Caribbean heritage not reaching their full potential educationally or employment wise, there has never been a better time for an innovative, culturally responsive intervention and mentoring program created to address this social and human deficit.  Which is […]

Stoke Newington Literary Festival back for a 3rd year 1 – 3 June

Stoke Newington Literary Festival back for a 3rd year  1 – 3 June

  Has it been 3 years already? Hard to believe it was the year I started this site and first announced, what is fast becoming a must go to event on the literary calendar. Festival organizers  say this year, The Stoke Newington Literary Festival will be a refreshing alternative to the union jack teapots and […]

Comedians, ex convicts and an MP at Stoke Newington Literary Festival 2011

Comedians, ex convicts and an MP at Stoke Newington Literary Festival 2011

You may be forgiven for thinking they all share similar traits, but these are just a few included in the Stoke Newington Literary Festival 2011 line up next month. So open that diary and clear the weekend of  Friday 3rd – Sunday 5th June – this year sees the introduction of children’s events. The line-up […]