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Koestler Awards for three of our songs!

Koestler Awards for three of our songs!

14th September 2017

We are delighted to announce that this year's Koestler Awards have recognised three of the songs we submitted on behalf of immigration detainees.

Painting from this year's Koestler Awards

Painting from this year's Koestler Awards

This was the second year that we submitted entries, with last year's entry receiving a Special Commendation (more info here).

Time After Time was recorded at Campsfield House in January 2017 and received a GOLD AWARD

When The Music Stops was recorded at Harmondsworth in September 2016 and was HIGHLY COMMENDED

Mek Your Waistline Roll was recorded at Harmondsworth in February 2017 and was COMMENDED. This song was part of a project with the Music in Mind Band in Uxbridge.

(Click song titles to listen to them on our music player)

This is a fantastic achievement and valuable recognition of the talented people we had the fortune to work with in these detention centres.

Congratulations to all involved, including fantastic MID artists YiannisCamiloOllieMichaelKev & Lucky!

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The launch of Inside, an exhibition of artworks produced in the UK’s criminal justice system, curated by Antony Gormley will take place on 

20 Sept, 2pm 

Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre
Entry is Free