2017: Serendipity’s review of the year

2017 has been a milestone year for Serendipity, so we thought we would take a look back at the last twelve months and share with you some of our highlights. A snowy day in February, saw the first official event of the year with a Lost Legends Exchange with Dr Kehinde Andrews, one of the…

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What’s in store for Let’s Dance International Frontiers 2018?

Let’s Dance International Frontiers has developed a reputation for showcasing trailblazing International practitioners alongside new talent, and the programme for LDIF18 is no different! We are thrilled to be able to announce the line-up for the festival, with new work from trailblazers Germaine Acogny, Nora Chipaumire, Namron and emerging talents Ella Mesma, Mac Daniel V.…

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Cheer for Good

In the countdown to Christmas, Serendipity are thrilled to have been nominated to be a part of Starbucks’ Cheer for Good! Which provides us with an opportunity to raise up to £2,000! However, this won’t be possible without your support! Serendipity is asking supporters and the local area to ‘cheer’ for us on Twitter using…

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Have you heard of Cameron McKinney?

If you haven’t heard of Cameron McKinney by now, you should have. One of the perks of working with emerging artists is the opportunity to see them grow both personally and professionally, and Cameron McKinney is one such artist. A dancer and choreographer based in New York, Cameron is no stranger to Let’s Dance International…

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Developing Your Choreographic Voice 2

Developing Your Choreographic Voice 2 finished earlier this week, bringing to a close four days of intensive exercises and techniques. Providing artists with the tools to find their own voice in their work.  The course was led by Catherine Dénécy, Dr Sharon Wray and Cosimo Keita Cadore with each practitioner bringing their own expertise in…

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BlackChat

Got an opinion about something, got something to say, want to talk, or interested in what other might think? Then BlackChat is the forum for you. Just as the Cabinet Office announced it Race Disparity Audit, BlackChat had deputy director of health for Leicester, Ivan Browne, give his own personal views on where we are…

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The Return of Ragamuffin

Last week saw the return of Ragamuffin as part of the thirtieth anniversary celebrations of BHM Leicester.  Ragamuffin came with the style, swagger and political historical perspective, which is still relevant today.  Contextualising Black history whilst offering an opportunity to reflect contemporary issues and make a stance on whether time has stood still as the…

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Lost Legends: Artist Directory

Lost Legends is calling out to local artists to get involved and showcase their work. A new online directory that highlights local talent and artists from the African and African Caribbean community in Leicester and the East Midlands. Serendipity are calling out to local artists interested in showcasing their work to a wider audience through…

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LDIF17 Round Up

Hello Readers,   WOW! I cannot believe that it has already been two weeks since the launch of Let’s Dance International Frontiers 2017. The programme this year was jam packed with awe-inspiring events. Hats off to the Serendipity team for putting the LDIF17 programme together! I am reminiscing while writing this blog post for you…

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