Give Her Flowers

Olivia crouches, smiling and holding her toddler

Olivia Jones explores the tradition of giving flowers on International Women’s Day. International Women’s Day has been celebrated for over a century globally; it observes the duality of  women’s achievements whilst continuing their fight for equality. Over the years, the day has been  commemorated with protests, competitions, donations and traditions. In Italy they celebrate the …

Ian Byatt #TheDoncasterEffect

Ian Byatt is the founder of Breaking Beats, which provides diversionary activities to help young people overcome their personal barriers, using Hip Hop music and arts activities as a vehicle for change. Breaking Beats began life in 2014, but my experience of working within the community begins at Rhythm Nation Records from around 1995. Things …