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Bringing in the new with Nina Fine

Bringing in the new with Nina Fine

BlogDec 11 2018Comments Off on Bringing in the new with Nina Fine

We’ve been super excited to extend our Achieve Your Greatness (AYG) programme to 7-11 year olds this term, working with two new schools in the London Borough of Greenwich.  And we were delighted that talented, North-London-based jazz and soul singer-songwriter Nina Fine joined our awesome team of workshop leaders.  I caught up ...

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

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

BlogNov 26 2018Comments Off on 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! ...

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Stepping out – how can music change your life?

Stepping out – how can music change your life?

BlogAug 14 2018Comments Off on Stepping out – how can music change your life?

Photo credit: David Choi Achieve Your Greatness (AYG) is our arts education programme for 11 to 16 year olds from disadvantaged backgrounds, combining music with theatre, dance and spoken word. We train up and coming musicians and artists who pass on their knowledge and expertise to the next generation by going into schools to deliver creative ...

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Why believing in your greatness is a very special thing

Why believing in your greatness is a very special thing

BlogJul 03 2018Comments Off on Why believing in your greatness is a very special thing

Video and photo credit: David Choi   We’re super thrilled to share our new video, which we hope captures the purpose and spirit of our Achieve Your Greatness (AYG) arts education programme over the last year.  We’d love to know what you think?  Not only that but the writing juices have been flowing here at AWF HQ to produce our ...

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Cassie Kinoshi Brings in a New Season of Hope

Cassie Kinoshi Brings in a New Season of Hope

BlogMar 20 2018Comments Off on Cassie Kinoshi Brings in a New Season of Hope

Photo credit: Adama Jalloh   The super talented composer and saxophonist, Cassie Kinoshi will be leading a trio at our next Hospital Club event on Wednesday 28th March as part of our late night series. To mark the beginning of Spring and Cassie’s upcoming gig we thought we’d catch up with her and find out what’s going ...

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What is International Women’s Day all about?

What is International Women’s Day all about?

BlogMar 06 2018Comments Off on What is International Women’s Day all about?

Photo credit: David Choi    Hint, it has something to do with confidence, which got us wondering…is this going to be one of the most talked about International Women’s Day to date? I mean, there’s a lot going on, right? This year marks 100 years since (super privileged) women got the vote, the launch of international ...

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William Wates Memorial Trust Awards £50,000 over 3 Years!

William Wates Memorial Trust Awards £50,000 over 3 Years!

BlogFeb 20 2018Comments Off on William Wates Memorial Trust Awards £50,000 over 3 Years!

If you get our newsletter you’ll be aware that we’ve had a couple of big announcements in the pipeline and this is one of them. We’re utterly thrilled in a ‘pinch yourself is this actually happening?’ kind of way that the William Wates Memorial Trust have come on board as our first ever multi-year funder. We have one of our founding ...

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BRIT TRUST SUPPORTS NEXT PHASE OF ACHIEVE YOUR GREATNESS

BRIT TRUST SUPPORTS NEXT PHASE OF ACHIEVE YOUR GREATNESS

BlogJan 09 2018Comments Off on BRIT TRUST SUPPORTS NEXT PHASE OF ACHIEVE YOUR GREATNESS

We are super excited to announce that the BRIT Trust recently awarded the Abram Wilson Foundation with a grant of £5,000. Woo! What will this money support? The BRIT Trust grant will go towards the planning, expansion, delivery and evaluation of our Achieve Your Greatness arts education programme (AYG).  This is our multi-arts education ...

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AWF COMMUNITY SPOTLIGHT: WHAT WOULD YOU CHANGE IN TODAY’S EDUCATION SYSTEM? 

AWF COMMUNITY SPOTLIGHT: WHAT WOULD YOU CHANGE IN TODAY’S EDUCATION SYSTEM? 

BlogNov 28 2017Comments Off on AWF COMMUNITY SPOTLIGHT: WHAT WOULD YOU CHANGE IN TODAY’S EDUCATION SYSTEM? 

Photo credit: David Choi   Jon Nicholls is the Director of Creativity & Arts at Thomas Tallis School, our latest Achieve Your Greatness partner. His background is wide ranging and steeped in the arts. In addition to running his department and teaching, he’s the co–founder of photopedagogy.com.  Currently in our final week of ...

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AWF COMMUNITY SPOTLIGHT: WHAT’S THE BEST LESSON YOUR MUM EVER TAUGHT YOU?

AWF COMMUNITY SPOTLIGHT: WHAT’S THE BEST LESSON YOUR MUM EVER TAUGHT YOU?

BlogNov 14 2017Comments Off on AWF COMMUNITY SPOTLIGHT: WHAT’S THE BEST LESSON YOUR MUM EVER TAUGHT YOU?

Giacomo Smith is a busy man. The founder and band leader of Kansas Smitty’s he doesn’t just run a band but also a bar under the same name with his ultimate sidekick, Jack Abraham. We’ve been with Smitty’s since the beginning and they’ve been our Associate Artists for a wee while now. Not only that, but Giacomo has ...

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