How to stay positive during lockdown

13 January 2021

With the lockdown restrictions across the UK, remaining positive has been very tough. For many of us, our daily activities before COVID 19 included going to theatres, events and festivals. However, staying at home has become part of our daily routines now. We have all had to make sudden adjustments with our routines and lifestyles. […]

New years resolution

29 December 2020

2020 has consisted of uncertainties, challenges and obstacles and everyone has been affected one way or another. At the beginning of 2020 many of us brainstormed resolutions such as going to the gym five times a week however with gyms closed for the majority of the year due to the global pandemic meant that many […]

MOBO Awards 

14 December 2020

The MOBO Awards made a comeback on Wednesday 9th December 2020 with a virtual ceremony hosted by public figures Chunks and Maya Jama. The UK’s biggest award ceremony of Black music was live streamed on YouTube consisting of numerous performances from Ms Banks, Headie One, M Huncho and many others.   The UK’s massive celebration of […]

An unusual Christmas

29 November 2020

As Turkey’s, pigs in blankets and Yorkshire puddings flood the shelves, Christmas 2020 will undoubtedly be far from normal.  The big Christmas parties that take place yearly within households will certainly not be happening this year.  The Coronavirus rule for Christmas states that up to three households can meet indoors between the 23rd– 27th of […]

How can organisations manage creative employees without hindering their creative flow.

23 November 2020

How can organisations manage creative employees without hindering their creative flow. The managerial practices within organisations can either hinder or promote creativity within the creative industries.  Creativity which encompasses a range of skills such as creative thinking can be constrained depending on the managerial practices within an organisational environment. For creativity to thrive within a […]

Diversity in the creativity industry

5 November 2020

There’s no doubt that when it comes to diversity the creative industries are still a work in progress in addressing disparities. It is clear that not enough steps are being taken to redistribute power within the creative sector.  Societal issues of discrimination, inequality and exclusion are evidently reflected in the creative industries. According to the […]

And Still I Rise

22 September 2020

2Funky Arts are hosting an event called ‘And still I rise’. The event is designed to provide an opportunity for artists and creatives to showcase a 10-15 minutes performance in response to the Black Lives Matter movement or the impact of Covid-19 on BAME communities.  The re-emergence of the Black Lives Matter movement after the […]