Help us raise £10,000 in The Big Give Christmas Challenge!

If you’re passionate about music and about young people accessing a creative education, please be super generous and support the Abram Wilson Foundation this week, in our very special Big Give Christmas Challenge.  Between 27th November and 4th December anything you give HERE will be doubled, so one donation = twice the impact! We’re aiming…

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Hendrix, community and new music – five minutes with Shirley Tetteh

📷: Gomez de Villaboa Rising star in the UK jazz scene, musician Shirley Tetteh explores the rich heritage and tradition of the guitar, influenced by pioneers and contemporary heroes alike.  She has performed with the likes of Jason Yarde, Nubya Garcia, Arun Ghosh, Courtney Pine and Jazz Jamaica. More recently she was announced as the…

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‘No holds barred’: how Church of Sound’s bringing afrobeat and jazz to a new generation

📷 Kathy Stocker A Hackney church reimagined as a music venue – winning a 2017 Jazz FM Award for Best Live Experience of the Year – AWF Associate Artist, Church of Sound has reclaimed a vital community space. Its co-founder and latest member of our career development programme, Spencer Martin, is getting ready for a gig like no other…

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Huatulco Coastline

Block: Image

Welcome to image alignment! If you recognize this post, it is because these are blocks that have been converted from the classic Markup: Image Alignment post. The best way to demonstrate the ebb and flow of the various image positioning options is to nestle them snuggly among an ocean of words. Grab a paddle and…

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Brazil Beach

Block: Button

Button blocks are not semantically buttons, but links inside a styled div.  If you do not add a link, a link tag without an anchor will be used. Check to make sure that the text wraps correctly when the button has more than one line of text, and when it is extra long. Buttons have…

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Yachtsody in Blue

Block: Cover

The cover block lets you add text on top of images or videos. This blocktype has several alignment options, and you can also align or center the text inside the block. The background image can be fixed and you can change its opacity and add an overlay color. Make sure that the text wraps correctly…

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Boat Barco Texture

Block: Gallery

Gallery blocks have two settings: the number of columns, and whether or not images should be cropped. The default number of columns is three, and the maximum number of columns is eight. Below is a three column gallery at full width, with cropped images. Some more text for taking up space. A two column gallery,…

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Block: Columns

This page tests how the theme displays the columns block. The first block tests a two column block with paragraphs. This is the second column. It should align next to the first column. Reduce the browser window width to test the responsiveness. This is the second column block. It has 3 columns. Paragraph 2 is…

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Block: Quote

The quote block has two styles, regular: Gutenberg is more than an editor. The Gutenberg Team and large: Yes, it is a press, certainly, but a press from which shall flow in inexhaustible streams, the most abundant and most marvelous liquor that has ever flowed to relieve the thirst of men! Johannes Gutenberg The quote blocks…

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Block category: Common

The Common category includes the following blocks: Paragraph, image, headings, list, gallery, quote, audio, cover, video. The paragraph block is the default block type.  It should not have any alignment of any kind. It should just flow like you would normally expect. Nothing fancy. Just straight up text, free flowing, with love. This paragraph is…

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