Queen Mary University of London
Since 2009 Phakama have been an Arts Organisation in residence here at the university. We sit under the Drama Department and often partner up with staff and students from across the university on projects and modules.
Mile End Community Project
MCP are an organisation that provide communities and young people the platform to express themselves creatively. Based just round the corner, Phakama have been very lucky to partner with MCP on a number of our projects, including Rise Up.
Based in the heart of Shoreditch, Rich Mix is an independent arts venue that aims to bring communities together to enjoy great art. Phakama have been part of the Rich Mix Youth Takeover Festivals a number of times, a festival for and by 16-25 year olds.
THAMES leads the Music Education Hub for Tower Hamlets and The City of London. Working closely with schools they provide quality music and arts education opportunities for all children and young people. They also work in partnership with a huge number of local, and national, cultural organisations based in London.
Sanctuary Housing are a group that provide affordable homes in a number of different ways. Phakama partnered with Sanctuary Housing on the Edible Garden project, in which we ran workshops and drama sessions to dementia patients in their care homes.
Tower Hamlets Public Health
Tower Hamlet Public Health believes in improving the health of the general public by not only supporting, but by educating. Phakama partnered with the Public Health team on Ten in a Bed in 2016, promoting the healthy growth and wellbeing of under fives through storytelling.
1Love Community is an organisation that works the local community at it’s core. Taking over disused spaces for projects such as pop-up shops and community gardens. Phakama and 1Love will be partnering on Of All People and a By Artist Gallery pop-up.