Arts/Culture

Over the Years: The artists that are (and were) important to me as a musician

From childhood to adulthood, Sumaya takes us on a musical journey to the centre of her heart The bricks forming...

Hazel Elstone is making the cutest clothes in Bristol

Meet Hazel, a 24-year-old clothing maker originally from Cardiff, who’s delightful image is entwined with the passion for progressive...
Arts/Culture / Fashion / / Lily Konteh

Louder is Not Always Clearer: the untold story of being D/deaf in a hearing world

Jonny Cotsen, D/deaf performer and theatre maker talks to Asmaa on the importance of centring deafness in a hearing...
Arts/Culture / / Asmaa Jama

Barber Shop Chronicles: why the barbershop is sacred space

Masculinity, Mandela and motherland: Ellams' bold play pulls back the curtain on barbershops across the world.

Planet Plastic: A spoken word protest urging us to stop trashing Planet Earth

During a week of mass protests taking place in our capital, writer Natasha Batorijs shares 'Planet Plastic' her own protest...

Waves of Plastic: Behind the lens with photographer Mandy Barker

Sumaya and Asmaa quiz Mandy on her artistic practice and ask why her work is so vital when it comes...

Ten essential rules for watching a drag show (by a real-life drag queen)

A handy list of ways not to make a fool of yourself when you're watching a drag show.

‘Really? You want to study that?’: in defence of creative careers

Sumaya delivers the ultimate pep talk on the importance of pursuing your dream job

Uncovering queer histories: an afternoon with performer Tom Marshman

The Rife team interviews the LGBTQ+ theatre-maker on spirits, seances and aristocracy.
Arts/Culture / History / / Cohort 9

Philosophy should be taught in primary schools

Aaron ruminates on why he reckons the infamously lofty subject should be taught to younger children