We mentioned a range of summer activities for children and young people at our last RTK on Zoom. See links in this post for some details of activities in Wandsworth and Croydon.
Our next RTK gathering will be at 7.30pm on the 9 September. Unless Covid restrictions change once more, we will meet in person in Wandsworth (as well as giving the option to join via Zoom for those who are further away). We want to hear people’s experiences and hopes so that we can use theContinue reading “Next RTK – a community conversation”
At our last evening on Zoom we welcomed Shaq and Keiron from Big Belly Kitchen and shared reactions about the art installation in Southside (which has since come to the end of its exhibiting period).
You are invited to Southside Shopping Centre, Wandsworth town centre, to see our exhibition – in the unit between Poundland and Accessorize – of our art project created by Francis Barber students, under the direction of artist, Eugene Ankomah. Last day to view is Friday, 2 July.
At our last RTK evening, we met Nathalie Pownall, part of Penificent and a mentor in a young offenders institution. She told us about a short film she had worked on – created by some of those she mentors. It has been released on Amazon Prime today!
On Thursday 6 May we heard about two fantastic creative projects. One was by the Penificent team, who use comics and digital art to address knife crime, and the other a visual artist, Eugene Ankomah, who uses a wide range of artistic media to highlight the issue. As usual we began by remembering knife crimeContinue reading “Penificent and Eugene Ankomah”
We have added a new page to the website, to give a quick way to get a flavour of what RTK is about.
Last Monday evening Val and Rosie each received an honorary WAW award, in recognition of their work with RTK. RTK’s work has given space for families to share their stories of loss, and offered support as these resilient parents and siblings work to bring change within our communities. We are so pleased that RTK’s workContinue reading “WAW Awards”
On 1 April at 7.30pm our speaker was Christie Spurling, founder of N-Gage charity. We heard a bit about his own story and he described his work in Manchester to help support young people.
On Thursday 4 March, we remembered Damani Mauge who lost his life to knife crime a year ago, and we explained how RTK has developed over the last 18 months, and heard feedback from those who were there.