Teen Highlight: Kacey

This month we would like to highlight Kacey, one of our teens, who says, “Being part of the CEN8Teens Dance troupe enables me to find myself and lose myself at the same time.” As a quiet person, Kacey feels like she gains confidence when she is at the programme but also tends to lose herself…

A New Year for CEN8Teens!

CEN8Teens are reigning in the new academic year with interesting projects and hopes of expanding their teams. On 14th October, your resident reporter got the chance to talk with Paulyne. She is a Goldsmiths MA student and CEN8 volunteer who teaches the teen dance troupe every Saturday. When asked about the troupe’s plans for the…

Jermaine & Vincent’s GI J’s Podcast for CEN8Radio

This is the second podcast to be broadcast as part of our CEN8Teens radio project this summer.  Here’s what Kenya Scarlett, who worked with Jermaine and Vincent to produce the piece, has to say about it: Working with Jermaine and Vincent was a dream! The boys are so smart and got really stuck in from…

Angel’s Talk on Cultural Appropriation

As part of our summer radio project, Angel, with the support of CEN8Gold volunteers Nora Josefine Noel and Kenya Scarlett, made this thought provoking piece.  

Daranee Dispatches: June 2017!

With the weather heating up, CEN8Teens Music are warming up their vocals and recording music. One lovely Saturday early this month, we got to take a peak into the Teens practice session. The session began with harmonizing and setting up their microphones, which they use to practise their performance. Later on that morning I got…

Daranee Dispatches: May!

This month was an exciting month for the CEN8Teens, especially for the music group. On 13th May, we had a very special visit from Marcella Puppini. Ms. Puppini was here in Goldsmiths to have a session with the youngsters from the music club. The band, RLE which consists of Rashad and Lauren were the first…

Daranee Dispatches: April!

The CEN8Teens program continues to grow, and now has 16 members! This month I would like to introduce you to the newly formed CEN8Teens Dance group. The group is taught by Paulyne and meets up every Saturday morning to practise new dance choreography. They are currently working on pieces to go with the CEN8Teens Music…

Meet CEN8Teens’ New Band

CEN8Teens new band busy creating original songs – a great big welcome to: Elisha Erdem Issatta Maya Rashad Click through the slideshow to see them all!