Insight: ‘Don’t blame knives – blame The Simpsons!’

This March saw the Home Office turn to the creative agency FCB Inferno to commission a series of hard-hitting real-life stories warning young people against knives. The £1.35m campaign targets 10 to 21-year-olds on social media and digital TV channels. The campaign featured the real-life stories of three young people, two of them black. https://www.pinterest.com.au/pin /225039312614816570/ Youth knife crime is horrendous and the government is, at least, trying to do something to beat it. Sure, they have played a part in the massive problem many urban communities face most urgently today: devastating government cuts. Over the…

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Fancy A Fruit Smoothie?

This Wednesday (30th November) from 8am, anyone passing by London Southbank can kick-start their day by claiming one of 3,000 delicious fruit smoothies from Dole Packaged Foods. You can pick up a smoothie from one of the giant ice luges in the shape of each fruit flavour.What better way to get one of your “5-a-day” than grabbing a free smoothie on the way to uni, or seeking out the Dole ice sculptures for a mid-afternoon pick me up?People in search of their smoothie fix will need to head to the giant strawberry, pineapple and raspberry ice sculptures that can be found…

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24 Hours in Kingston Upon Thames

Kingston Upon Thames is a South West borough of London. It’s particularly popular with students for its high-street shops, countless pubs and buzzing nightlife. If you happen to find yourself in Kingston for 24 hours here’s what you should do, eat and drink.DoKingston is known for its fantastic high-street, so if you’re looking to do some shopping you’re in the right place. Between the high-street and Bentall Centre you’ll find everything you need in the town centre.When you’ve finished with your shopping take a wander to the top of the high-street. There you’ll find the falling red telephone boxes that…

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Bold Tendencies 2016: CGP London

Bold TendenciesIt is truly a blessing for any student to  spend their summer doing what they love, meanwhile moving one step closer to the career of their dreams. To do an internship with an established organisation within the industry is a great option so I’ve taken this opportunity to apply to be an art trainee at Bold Tendencies this summer,  a non- profit art commissioning organisation. Bold Tendencies offer summer internship programmes for current students as well as recent graduates who are interested in  pursuing a career in the arts industry.Its founder, gallerist Hannah Barry, came up with a unique…

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24 Hours in London

There is almost too much to do in London, especially over summer when there are film festivals, free gigs and even more cultural events scattered around our country’s huge capital. London comes alive when the sun’s out. It can be a wonderful sight as long as you keep safe in busy areas and try not to get too stressed out by the hordes of people.If you’re out and about in London this summer, be sure to check out some of these places;SouthbankThis strip of London is definitely well known, but deserves a mention nonetheless. There will always be a constant…

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