On 19- 20 October, Goldsmiths will be hosting the Mayor of London’s ‘Arrival’ project, which celebrates migration to London since the Windrush in 1948. Goldsmiths Design lecturer Rose Sinclair will participate in two of the events taking place:
20 Oct, 12 pm
Join Rose for an afternoon of exploring the legacy of Dorcas societies. Members of Dorcas societies will share their memories and fabrics in an informal setting over teas and coffees.
20 oct, 4 pm
Join Goldsmiths researchers and community groups for a bake sale with a difference. Rose Sinclair will discuss how she uses Caribbean cakes to spark conversations in her Caribbean front room textile installations.
Both events are free and open to all, but please book your place via Eventbrite.
The London Business Conference and Exhibition is a free one-day event that will gather together inspirational speakers and a range of funding organisations who can support emerging businesses in developing the capacity for growth. One of the sessions will be chaired by Professor Mike Waller from our department; alumni Steve Lee and Kevin Palmer will also be amongst speakers. The conference will be hosted by Goldsmiths in the Professor Stuart Hall Building, on Thursday, 13 September:
The event will offer a forum to map out the funding opportunities and support available to equip you with the knowledge and tools to ensure consistent growth. You will also have the opportunity to explore ways to develop new products, services and markets.
It is essential in today’s climate to drive your business forward with creative thinking, innovative technology, smarter logistics and strategic collaborations. This conference will consider how you can benefit from innovations within emerged and emerging markets, in which the UK is a world leader. Join a range of sector experts and government agencies to gain invaluable insights in an interactive environment.
This is a great opportunity to network with like-minded business thought leaders; a platform for companies to come together and develop meaningful relationships and collaborations. Meet with innovators, entrepreneurs, managing directors and other key business decision-makers to share ideas and exchange practical knowledge.
You can book your free place via Eventbrite.
On Saturday, 7 July, the British Library will host a free Windrush Family Day with many activities and performances. Goldsmiths Design lecturer Rose Sinclair will take part in the event, running a craft and weaving workshop. Other highlights include board game sessions, a dance piece about migration performed by over 250 young people, storytelling and poetry workshops and the chance to visit Windrush: Songs in a Strange Land, a free exhibition marking 70 years since the Empire Windrush arrived at Tilbury Docks, in Essex, carrying hundreds of Caribbean migrants to Britain.
The event will run between 12-4 pm; more information can be found on the British Library website.
Professor Bill Gaver from the Interaction Research Studio made an appearance on the BBC Two programme Springwatch in the episode that aired on Monday, 11 June. Professor Gaver talked about the joint Goldsmiths/Royal College of Art project MyNatureWatch, which designs DIY devices for monitoring wildlife.