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In Place Peckham: Camberwell College of Arts Illustration Degree Show 2014 Review

Camberwell graduates held their exhibition in Copeland Park in Peckham, showcasing a wide variety of techniques and styles.

Written by Amelia Gregory

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This year the Camberwell College of Arts illustration graduates eschewed central London to hold their show in a warehouse in Copeland Park behind the Bussey Building, an area which has changed beyond all recognition since I shared a studio there after graduation with Simone Lia and Catherine Vase. Nowadays Peckham is a seething hub of creativity, with the cafe culture to support it. Eighteen years ago (gulp!) not so much so.

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Charini Eco Lingerie Fashion: New S/S 2012 Season Preview Interview

Sri Lankan eco-lingerie designer Charini Suriyage discusses her budding brand Charini, lost heritage crafts, well-being, Issey Miyake...and the exciting next step ahead!

Written by Maria Papadimitriou

Charini S/S 2012 by Mitika Chohan The luxurious, handcrafted eco-lingerie brand Charini was launched during Colombo Fashion Week in 2009 – since then designer Charini Suriyage has caught the attention […]

Lammas Low Impact Courses and Conferences

The pioneering sustainable self-build community takes its visitors back to the land in West Wales

Written by Amy Hughes

Illustration by Aurelia Lange Wales – the land of soaring song, viagra turf-churning scrums and cunning cross-dressing rioters – is today at the forefront of sustainable, information pills ecological development. […]

Crayfish Bob’s at the Two Degrees Festival by Arts Admin at Toynbee Hall

The American Signal Crayfish has been busy decimating our native environment since it was first introduced in the 1970s. At Crayfish Bob's pop up shack we helped get rid of them by gobbling up some yummy crayfish with a little bit of help from Clare Patey, Blanch and Shock and Urban Wines (from Tooting).

Written by Amelia Gregory

Crayfish Bob’s. All photography by Amelia Gregory. This week Two Degrees is hosting Crayfish Bob’s al fresco pop up crayfish shack every evening in the paved courtyard next to Toynbee […]

An interview with Tim Plester, director of Way of the Morris

Way of the Morris premieres as part of the London International Documentary Festival at the Barbican on Sunday 15th May. Director Tim Plester eloquently guides us through the making of this lovely film about Morris Dancing.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Way of the Morris by Rosemary Cunningham. Actor and film director Tim Plester has produced a beautiful documentary film inspired by his childhood antagonism towards the reignited Adderbury village cult […]

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EAT course 2011: Earth Activism Training at Landmatters in Devon, UK

This year the EAT course returns to Landmatters in Devon, co-hosted once more by the wonderful Starhawk and Andy Goldring of the Permaculture Association. But you have to apply fast to get involved! It will be held between August 20th and September 4th 2011 and applications close soon.

Written by Amelia Gregory

EAT participants 2009 at Landmatters in Devon. All photography by Amelia Gregory. Way back in the misty days of summer 2009 I was lucky enough to be chosen to participate […]

Happy Birthday Grow Heathrow

Transition Heathrow celebrates one year of nurturing a sustainable community in the path of the third runway at Sipson. Congratulations! Inspiring mini documentary by You and I Films. Illustrations by Rebecca Peacock and Sam Parr.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Krystof Strozyna A/W 2011 by Gabriel ‘Gaarte’ Ayala. Krystof Strozyna has been on my radar for what seems like forever in fashion… which in practice means a couple of years […]

The Life and Times of the Sabre-Toothed Sausage

The Sabre-Toothed Sausage, otherwise known as the Naked Mole Rat, is a wonderful if peculiar looking beast that thrives in huge communities. With lots of ace illustrations...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Amelia’s Anthology of Illustration has now been reviewed widely on the internet. Here are some links to recent reviews and interviews with me: Cheapzine. Kevin Blowe for Red Pepper. Smack […]

Zine Symposium Review

Brick Lane played host to the greats of the Zine world last week, two of our contributors went along to get their thumbs inky, find out what's new in Zine's and eat vegan cupcakes. Here's the first installment.

Written by Amelia Wells

Well well well the kids certainly know what they’re doing at Graduate Fashion Week this year. Sunday kicked off day one of shows for the creatively minded at our very […]

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‘Local Food’: Rob Hopkins returns

Written by Amy Hughes

Transition gets tasty!

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Leeds Uni Community Week

Written by Grace Beaumont

Ghost Forest in Trafalgar Square is a well-timed art-installation taking place ahead of the UN conference on Climate Change from December 7 to 18, visit web involving 11, diagnosis 000 […]

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Squatting a school to reclaim it for the community

Community led action shaming the quick-fix money making council...

Written by Grace Beaumont

With our current fixation with everything 80s and 90s, tadalafil it’s easy to see why the 60s have become a little side-tracked, a little blasé, and so ‘a few’ years […]

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Earth Listings: 16th – 22nd November 2009

Written by Adam S

HALL OF FAME EXHIBITION 10-18 NOVEMBER BURLINGTON ARCADE, diagnosis PICCADILLY, online W1 FREE ENTRY Essential for all fashion fanatics who’ve ever wanted to get a peek into the wardrobes of […]

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Bringing The Earth Centre back to life

Creating a sustainable future for the derelict, war-zone, council drop out!

Written by Molly Mosschops

What attracted you to making music with each other? W: I suppose a likeminded desire to do something outside our respective comfort zones How have your individual musical journeys led […]

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Guerilla Gardening – the community led action

Getting the lowdown on the grassroots action taking place in a suburb near you.

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

Earlier this year, this site The Canalside Environment Group initiated an act of guerilla gardening in a North Oxford resident’s estate. Amelia’s Magazine spoke to Moira regarding the reasons behind […]

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Protest against more flights at London City Airport

Celebrating more noise pollution, more flights and more deaths!

Written by Adam S

Tent London is a ‘creative hub’ of new designers presenting fresh product ideas. Housed in the Truman Brewery, illness providing a great location for such an event, this annual exhibition […]

Climate Rush

Rambling gypsy caravan with the climate suffragettes

Written by Adam S

I’ve been on the road with Climate Rush, more about erectile with 3 horses, erectile a couple of caravans, cheapest plenty of publicity and a heck of a load of […]

Squat Freeshop on Commercial Road

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Written by Adam S

Having spearheaded the new London folk scene with their debut album, there medical Noah and the Whale are back with their hands full up, releasing a new single, album and […]

Kew Bridge Eco-Village

Sustainable Alternative Living

Written by Tom Russell

Undercover: Lingerie Exhibition at the Fashion and Textiles Museum “Welcome to Limehouse.” With those words, about it Jarvis Cocker set off on the latest instalment of his 30 year musical […]

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New London Eco-village

Saturday, Occupying Disused Land

Written by Tom Russell

This Saturday, information pills pill The Land Is Ours collective will occupy some disused land near Hammersmith. An eco-village will take root, viagra sale peacefully reclaiming land for a sustainable […]