We are proud to announce that the next SHEroes of No Fly on the WALL event is next week! Once again we’re celebrating Black British female talent. Join us on Thursday 24th March at The Star of King’s. Taking to the stage will be Siana Bangura, Dylema, and Antonia Jade King, who will be sharing … More **Event** SHEroes of No Fly on the WALL: Celebrating Black British Female Performers
Congratulations. You’ve survived January – the longest and most awful month of the year. You are now knee deep in February. It’s been a while since we’ve spoken (online) and you might be wondering where we have been. Well, since October 2015 team No Fly on the WALL have been beavering away in the background … More A Year Of Making Words Count By Turning Them Into Action
The No Fly on the WALL Academy site is now live! This is the specially dedicated website for all things NFotW Academy. There, you will find details of our workshops and how to book, information about our events, as well as information about our workshop facilitators and a selection of testimonials. The No Fly on … More BREAKING NEWS: The No Fly on the WALL Academy site is now LIVE!
Mental health and wellbeing are topics close to the tips of the tongues of many right now. Last Friday night we had the privilege of attending Grey Matters‘ Perception exhibition in Poplar and our recent No Fly on the WALL Academy workshop paid special attention to the mental health of black men. In this post, … More A Day Without Music Isn’t A Day Worth Living: How Mary J. Blige Became My Therapist
On Saturday 25th July, over 50 people squeezed into the walls of Common House, Bethnal Green to join the team in celebrating two years of our work and two years of flyness. With a lively panel exploring how to ‘take up space’, a powerful keynote speech about self-care and mental health, as well as spoken … More #NFotWat2 – An Evening of Affirmation and Celebration
We recently celebrated two years of flyness and two years of spreading the No Fly on the WALL message, but who is the team behind the No Fly on the WALL we hear you ask? Who are the busy bees working hard behind the scenes to bring you thought-provoking posts and brilliant monthly events? Well, ponder … More Meet Team No Fly on the WALL
Today, No Fly on the WALL turns two. On July 8th 2013, we were founded, and on this special occasion, we would like to thank you, our readers, and all our supporters for sticking with us. Never ever be just a fly on the WALL. “If one thing stands out from my involvement in Black British feminism … More Never Be Just A Fly On The WALL: Two years of flyness
Join us for our first Fly Girlz Brunch of the year! We will be discussing black women, women of colour, and the vote. Why should we vote in the General Election on Thursday May 7th? Who has our backs? Which parties, if any, have our interests at heart? Sign up now for FREE … More Register for our first ‘Fly Girlz Brunch’ of 2015 NOW!
No Fly on the WALL recently sat down with the wonderful actor, writer, and poet, Yrsa Daley-Ward to discuss Feminism, women of colour in literature, ‘coming out’ poems, and her latest offering, Bone. No Fly on the WALL: What role do you feel art plays in social commentary, particularly poetry and spoken word, which have … More An Interview With Yrsa Daley-Ward
Over two months ago, on the night of the 14th of April 2014, 276 school girls were abducted from their dorm rooms in their secondary school in the village of Chibok, Northern Nigeria. Nine weeks on, as the world forgets them, we at No Fly on the WALL, after a long period of mulling over … More The Westerner’s Guide to Nigeria and Boko Haram: An Introduction