#StayingPower: The Black British Experience at the #V_and_A Museum

Last week Flock to the Crown (FTTC) went to check out the ‘Staying Power: Black British Experience’  exhibition, at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London. The exhibition which began on the 16th February, showcases a collection of photographs of black culture during 1950’s-60’s. The exhibition is being funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund  and allows audiences to … More #StayingPower: The Black British Experience at the #V_and_A Museum

Metallic Magic – A Countdown of our Top Ten Autumn/Winter 2014 Beauty Buys

Autumn/Winter 2014 is well underway. Tis the season to reminisce on how much of a great summer we had, the fun we had in Ibiza, and how much the Barbecue season will surely be missed. Oh well! Never mind – its time to drink mulled wine and keep warm. There are still great things to … More Metallic Magic – A Countdown of our Top Ten Autumn/Winter 2014 Beauty Buys

Black History Month: Ghosts of Amistad

To celebrate this years Black History Month, Birkbeck Cinema showcased the first ever screening for Ghosts of Amistad, a documentary film by Tony Buba. The film was inspired by Marcus Rediker’s book about the famous slave revolt which took place in 1839. The Amistad Rebellion: An Atlantic Odyssey unravels the connections between London, Cuba and … More Black History Month: Ghosts of Amistad

Events Bulletin at Birkbeck and Bloomsbury 17th October – 8th November 2014

WELCOME to Flock To The Crown’s weekly news bulletin on what’s going on at Birkbeck College and the Bloomsbury area. If you want us to announce your event, please contact us on flocktothecrown@gmail.com or follow us on Twitter@FlockToTheCrown October 17th- 24th October 17th Aesthetics, Politics and Violence: A Reflection on Practices of Political Art 9:30am- 5:30pm Room B04, Birkbeck Main Building … More Events Bulletin at Birkbeck and Bloomsbury 17th October – 8th November 2014

The Green Party Should Not Be Excluded From The Leaders Debates

  ITV’s leaders debate will feature the three main party leaders – David Cameron, Nick Clegg, Ed Miliband and Nigel Farage. It’s hard to argue that Farage shouldn’t be included, however you feel about the man and his party. With an MP in parliament, UKIP is now a legitimate part of our government and there is no reason … More The Green Party Should Not Be Excluded From The Leaders Debates

Up & Coming London: Interview With Owen Franklin…

Owen Franklin is a 23-year-old up and coming filmmaker and musician from Bristol. He’s just finished his fourth year at Durham University, where he’s been studying English Literature. In his own words, he’s ‘spent the past couple of years juggling dual identities between dynamo of creative energy and lazy student’ who is ‘usually in several … More Up & Coming London: Interview With Owen Franklin…