Our community group is designed to engage the community and church in community work, arts and creativity, performance, lifelong learning and fundraising.
Our primary collaborator is storytelling collective BRMTWN CO.
Following Sis Marcia's food-growing workshop at our 2022 'Tips for Transformation' Women's Conference, we have obtained a plot for our community allotment.
We are documenting this very new process.
Special thanks to Marcia and our Allotment Volunteers: Anita, Beverley, Caroline, David M, David J, Grace, Jasmine, Marine, Patrice, Patricia, Prisca, Vanessa & William.
June 21st is Shades for Migraine Day, an international awareness campaign for Chronic Migraine Disease.
This year, we are supporting Campaigner & UK Community Leader Tesha Murrain by wearing the special Shades for Migraine sunglasses. We will be sharing our photos on June 21st.
Get your purple shades now!
Taking over the car park billboard, transforming it into an outdoor art display/exhibition.
Special thanks to Grand Plan, SIP (Simple Intelligent Parking), BRMTWN, Jaz Morrison, Nathan Morrison, Ethan Fenton, Grace Morrison, Luke Johnson, Zac Akeem & Laura Chiswa.
Dedicated to the late Rowan 'Ronnie' Gardner
A screening of Thenjiwe Niki Nkosi's The Same Track and Yonatan Tiruneh's Sporting Tower.
Part of Eastside Projects' Birmingham 2022 Festival decolonial programming.
Special thanks to Eastside Projects, BRMTWN, Bertz Associates, Film Hub Midlands, RAN Collective, and Arts Council England.
Word Life Corral performed at The New Art Gallery Walsall in response to artist Keith Piper's Jet Black Futures exhibition.
Special thanks to Ikon Gallery, The New Art Gallery Walsall, Ikon Youth Programme & Cellist Millicent James.
A publication stylised as a funeral pamphlet, to celebrate the lives of those on the Ship Called Jesus. This publication responds to work by artist Keith Piper, and artist/Committee Founder Jaz Morrison.
Special thanks to Jaz Morrison, Ikon Gallery, Freelands Foundation, and all Contributors.
During the first and second UK lockdown, Litty Committee members conducted group cleanups and litter-pickings in the area, using it as an opportunity to raise awareness for TLC. This project was organised by Joshua Morrison.
Special thanks to BRMTWN, SIP (Simple Intelligent Parking), and Beatfreeks (#FUELFunding).
'Firmament' was a musical performance involving the Word Life Corral, responding to artist Keith Piper's 1991 A Ship Called Jesus.
Special thanks to Ikon Gallery, Freelands Foundation, Fabio Calundungo, Ikon Youth Programme, and Centrala.
We will occasionally host fundraisers and special challenges as a way to engage the Newtown community and raise money.
Special thanks to our previous funders, including Simple Intelligent Parking, Beatfreeks, Grand Plan, Freelands Foundation, Eastside Projects, and Arts Council England.
Many of our DIY and maintenance projects are planned and completed by Litty Committee volunteers, or members or Word Life IC.
Special thanks to all of our organisers, volunteers, and cleaners from over the years. Thank you for your dedication to the community we serve.
Young people from WLC and the local area came together in October 2018 for community building & performing arts.
Special thanks to BRMTWN, Church of God of Prophecy (COGOP, Acocks Green), and Weapons of Revival International Church (WORIC, Aston).
Founder of The Litty Committee & Creative Lead
Founder of Enhance a Life, Triversity
& Outreach Lead
Head of Triversity & Youth Lead
Word Life Centre, Union House, William Street North, Newtown, North Birmingham
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