Koko Brown in GREY

Mental Health Awareness Week 2021: Koko Brown

Koko Brown on making theatre about mental health:

Where do you start with making work about mental health?

Well, this is really easy. The first place that I always start when making work about mental health or actually about anything is I ask myself, ‘Am I ready to make this thing? Am I ready to begin this journey? Am I ready to tell this story? Am I ready to open myself up in this way?’

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Deaf Awareness Week 2021

3rd – 9th May 2021. We’re celebrating the Deaf and Hard of Hearing artists and creators in our communities, and revisiting some Ovalhouse productions. #DeafAwarenessWeek

House Call!

What stories have you been living with and longing to tell? Calling all storytellers to share your stories with us and together we will bring them to life.

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Imagining Futures: A Youth Workers’ Perspective

My name is Georgia, and I’m the project assistant who holds most of the communication with the young women in Imagining Futures. I know first hand how important the arts are as a tool of expression and to support mental health.

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Culture Recovery Fund: Capital Kickstart funding

Brixton House has been awarded a £1,215,152 Capital Kickstart grant as part of the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund. Artistic Director and joint CEO Gbolahan Obisesan responds to the news with a video statement.

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Fly The Flag 2020: Water Bodies by Belinda Zhawi

A poetic response to Article 25 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights to mark #HumanRightsDay2020.

“Everyone has the right to a standard of living adequate for the health and well-being of himself and of his family… All children, whether born in or out of wedlock, shall enjoy the same social protection.”

#BlackHistoryMakers: Black History Month 2020

This October we wanted to celebrate the history that is currently being made, the Black people in our communities teaching, guiding, representing and uplifting each other. We celebrated groups and individuals local to us in Brixton and in our wider theatre community across London. Thank you to all the #BlackHistoryMakers! A few people were kind…

#HereForCulture

Brixton House has been awarded £250,000 as part of the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund (CRF) to help face the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic and to ensure they have a sustainable future, the Culture Secretary has announced today.

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Freelance Taskforce

Brixton House is sponsoring Joana Nastari to take part in the Freelance Task Force. Keep reading to find out more about the aims of the Taskforce and how to get in touch.

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Imagining Futures – Year Two

Due to COVID-19 the start date of Year Two delivery was delayed. The second year of weekly workshops will now run from September 2020 – June 2021 at Theatre Peckham and Mountview Drama School in Peckham.

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GREY – House to House

House to House: GREY
A candid show exploring depression and Black women’s mental health. Koko Brown’s GREY is available to stream for free in 360° video from 2nd – 9th July.

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WHITE – House to House

House to House: WHITE
What are you when you are always the other?
Koko Brown’s WHITE is available to stream for free in 360° video from 25 June – 2nd July.