And Still I Rise

And Still I Rise Midlands Tour Previous Next ‘It’s extremely important that we provide an empowering spotlight for Black artists, as well as an opportunity to celebrate resilience and unity’. -Vijay Mistry And Still I Rise Midlands Tour https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EmzgPpW0hJg As part of Black History Month 2021, we worked with 12 Midlands based performers of Black, […]
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The LC Hip-Hop History Project

Project & Showcase The LC Hip-Hop History Project Previous Next Click here to see the full album of photos from our LC Hip-Hop History Showcase Event. THE LC HIP-HOP HISTORY PROJECT Our LC Hip-Hop History Project consisted of 4 weeks of workshops in the art forms: Graffiti, MCing, Dance, Food & DJing/ Turntablism. These workshops […]
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Festival2Funky

Festival2Funky 3 day Arts Festival Previous Next #Festival2Funky #acesupported Festival2Funky is supported using public funding by Arts Council England. Official Partners – Radio2Funky, Dare to Diva, HQ Studios, Baby People, Eava FM, Unite the Scene, Drake Music, The Freedom Youth Club, Uncle Teo, Marcus Joseph, Formation, Big Fish Little Fish. Festival2Funky 2021: Nu Beginnings This […]
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Voices for Mental Health

Voices For Mental Health SEE BELOW TO WATCH THE LIVE STREAM Radio2Funky & Adhar Project Presents “VOICES” Voices for Mental Health On Friday 14th May we live-streamed our Voices for Mental Health Event, in collaboration with Adhar Project. We had an amazing turnout with 612 people locked in to watch the stream live. This event- […]
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The Lockdown Sessions

The Lockdown Sessions The lockdown sessions was a new project that we ran to help young people explore their feelings/ views on the pandemic, through self-expression in either music or poetry, and discussion.  Young people attended virtual workshop sessions to support them and received recording sessions so they could record their self-reflections of lockdown, in […]
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2Funky Comedy

2Funky Comedy 2Funky Arts first ventured into the world of UK comedy in 2009, with an event as part of Leicester Comedy Festival at The Peepul Centre. Since then, we have promoted numerous events, bringing comedians of Black, Asian and Ethnic Minorities to the fore, spreading hilarity along the way. HIGHLIGHTS A staging of the […]
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Belgrave Positive Lives

Belgrave Positive Lives ‘Our aim is to unite the diverse young people of Belgrave through positive dialogue, community engagement and practical activities’. Our Belgrave Positive Lives youth project has helped to support 38 young people, over a mixture of group and 1-2-1 sessions, including online sessions, over the peak of lockdown. Due to our partnership […]
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The Lyric Lounge

The Lyric Lounge The power of words The Lyric Lounge From 25th –31st July 2009, The Y Theatre was transformed into a unique performance space celebrating the power of live literature – as part of the cultural programme for the Special Olympics. Around 1300 people attended the Lyric Lounge festival, which featured workshops, performances, debate, […]
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Base

Base Project Base helped over 100 young people! Benefits of the programme for young people included working towards an Arts Award, CV guidance, boosting self-confidence, improving creative and technical skills, and performing as part of showcases, at venues such as the Curve and New Walk Museum. Base In 2012, 2Funky Arts completed a two-year creative […]
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Words Without Weapons

Words Without Weapons Exploring relevant issues with art Words without weapons This project allowed young people to explore sensitive themes in a supportive atmosphere. It was supported by The Home Office Communities Against Guns, Gangs and Knives Fund. Words Without Weapons From 2012-13, young people from Leicester took part in workshops at the Curve Theatre, with […]
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