Volunteer of the Month: Hazel

Hazel Meades has been a massive help since she started with CEN8 several weeks ago–writing articles, mixing music and anywhere else she could offer assistance. She’s already reached her first HEAR goal by working over 36 hours. We’re excited to see where Hazel takes us with her creative contributions!

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Daranee Dispatches: April!

Daranee is back to keep you updated on what’s been happening here at CEN8Gold! Despite the fact that our hard working volunteers have been busy with their end of term assignments, we’ve managed to get quite a bit done this month! The CEN8Gold family continues to grow, as we welcomed our 70th volunteer, Hermela, who has…


In the beautiful and luxurious setting of the Royal Albert Hall, we find the latest production of Cirque du Soleil: “Amaluna”. The 2-hour show is roughly inspired by Shakespeare’s “The Tempest”: the big, circular stage represents the island, the main performers are introduced as the play’s characters, and the barely-sketched narrative (a love story between…

Concert Review: M83!

I know all of us have a list of bands we have to see before we die. In my case, I have too many, so I somehow need to figure out how to see all of them before I die. Last month, I crossed out one of them – Spiritualized. This time I went to…

Where Are They Now? Sahra Torjussen

What did you study?  I studied BA Sociology at Goldsmiths. What did you do as a CEN8 volunteer? Initially I volunteered at CEN8 as a general helper, but quickly started facilitating knitting and crocheting work shops – which were surprisingly popular with many of the children! What have you been up to since leaving Goldsmiths? Since leaving Goldsmiths…

January 2016 Student Volunteer of the Month

Goldsmiths BA Fine Art Student, Hazel Tay, talks about her experience of volunteering for CEN8 as an arts workshop facilitator, props designer and fundraiser specialising in hand henna!!

CEN8’s Winter Fundraiser Promo!

CEN8 are fundraising on Tuesday 1 December in RHB Entrance & Wednesday 2 December Goldsmiths Library. There is going to be plenty to eat, drink and buy so see you there! Thanks to Marta Nicolazzi our very own fundraising banana and Hanna Ye who filmed and edited this film.

See our Year In A Night Promo here!

The children of Studio8 have been busy preparing for our show on Saturday 12 December and Goldsmiths student volunteers have helped us make this fantastic promo to advertise it.  Thank you to: Stephanie Kumetz for the music and lyrics and co-editing, Nora Hoel for the sound recording and co-editing and Carissa Yew Shan Yeoh for…