Exhibitions We’re Excited About | Feb ’18

February may be as dreary as they come, teasing us with slithers of sunshine in between downpours and subzero temperatures, but there’s a light at the end of the tunnel: new exhibitions. Weekends bring with them the promise of sunshine, but you’d have to be mad to think of going outside, so instead hop over…

Articles We’re Loving | Feb ’18

Another month has gone by, and it’s been better than ever for those of us who spend far too much time online devouring any writing we can find. While perusing the creative hubs of the internet, I come across enough articles to fill up a couple of pages worth of blog posts.  But, alas, I have…

Meet the Professionals – Chris Trantom, Consultant at Let’s Go

What’s your job title? Consultant. Our focus at Let’s Go is collaboration, helping people to get more out of working together. We’ve got a dead simple, smart way of thinking about how groups of humans work together to get things done – and what we need to pay attention to in order to get the…

The Book Club: What We Lose by Zinzi Clemmons

Review by Helena Barrell What We Lose by Zinzi Clemmons In her debut novel, What We Lose, Zinzi Clemmons gives an agonisingly honest, yet beautifully told account of grief and the wide vacuum that it can leave in one’s life. The story is narrated by Thandi, like Clemmons, is from Philadelphia and is the daughter…

Let’s Talk About… Being Single, But Not Alone

In this month’s ‘Let’s Talk About’, Dani discusses the societal pressures around being part of a couple, and why there is a stigma surrounding being single. With Valentine’s Day still being fresh in people’s minds, what better topic to discuss than love? On Valentine’s Day, being single can feel like the worst thing imaginable. However,…

Where Are They Now – Emily Keens

What did you study and when did you graduate? I studied MA Promotional Media: Advertising, Marketing and Public Relations. I graduated in 2017. What did you do as a CEN8 volunteer? I volunteered as a Social Media Coordinator at CEN8. As part of this, I created social media plans, managed the Twitter account and conducted…

CEN8Gold Visits: DesignMakeDo: Creative Collaboration

Ken, Gill and CEN8Gold volunteer Casey recently had the chance to attend DesignMakeDo’s most recent event: Creative Collaboration and what a night it was! Four creatives were speaking that night, giving their opinions and their take on creative collaboration: Miquel Mora, Design Director at Technicolor Peter Mandeno, founder of Wok+Wine Steve McInerny, FremantleMedia Richard Watkins, creator of…

Daranee’s Dispatches | Jan 18

New Year, New Adventures! Hi, everybody! I’m Daranee Balachandar, CEN8’s “resident reporter”.  This February will mark my one year anniversary volunteering with CEN8 and sadly, this will be the last report I file in for Daranee’s Dispatches. Alongside my departure, I would like tell you a little bit about my experience and observations in this…

Exhibitions We’re Excited About | Jan 18

Every month we round up three of our favourite exhibitions, that have resonated with us and that we believe you would be crazy to miss! Here are our top picks for January! Instant Stories. Wim Wenders’ Polaroids [20 Oct 2017 – 11 Feb 2018] “This exhibition offers a rare opportunity to see the personal and…

Articles we’re Loving | Jan 18

There have been so many great choices this month, that it sure was hard to narrow it down to our three favourite articles of the month! First up, author Claire Bridges shares her views on making 2018 the best year ever in her article ‘Ditch the ‘busy work’ and make 2018 the year of your big…

New Girl in the City: Part 3| A Call

By Promita Guha “Where on earth have you been? I have been calling you for an hour!” The New Girl had been in her first fight with a flatmate and she needed her mother to hear her out. In times like these, the five and a half hours’ time difference rarely struck her mind. A…