MenoMakers Exhibition-in-a-Box

Since September 2021 a group of women have been meeting monthly in North Kensington to make and talk menopause. These meetings have resulted in an exchange of knowledge and experiences, and have explored the therapeutic potential of creativity. The MenoMakers aim to initiate and normalise menopause conversations, combat stigma and… Read more

International Women’s Day 2023: Embracing Equity

#EmbracingEquity #IWD2023 One cold morning at the end of February in the privacy, warmth and safety of the Brigstow office I disclosed a poor wardrobe mishap that had given me a bumpy start to the day, and for my colleagues it opened up past recollections of sexist behaviours and attitudes… Read more

Developing a culture of radical care in our theatre and storytelling project, Motherhood in a Climate Crisis

Image credit: Ibolya Feher Motherhood In A Climate Crisis is an experimental partnership supported by Brigstow, which aimed to explore women’s thoughts, feelings and experiences around mothering in the climate crisis. Knowing that this was a topic which elicited very strong feelings, the project was explicitly designed with notions of… Read more

Learning from each other – lessons from the “Living financial resilience” community research and design project

In 2022, we partnered with Boost Community, a collective of advice agencies (debt, benefits, housing and employment advice) at the Wellspring Settlement, and community researchers to explore lived experience of financial resilience and together develop ideas how to better support it. We were a diverse group of collaborators: for many… Read more