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Editor's column

How time flies

I am writing this editorial shortly after taking off from Prague Airport following a visit to meet my partner’s new baby brother. Much to our delight, Filip arrived with us in February this year but, much to our horror, we have been unable to visit him for a full nine months due to Covid restrictions…

Climate Change, Main Stories, News

Report for the Future: a collaborative effort from UEA’s Project Change and Concrete

Over the last few months, Concrete has been working with the University of East Anglia’s Project Change to create Report for the Future, a climate journalism programme aiming to elevate young people’s voices during COP26. Project Change is a new youth climate change programme of workshops, resources, and competitions from UEA. Alongside Report for the…

Climate Change, Editor's column

Asking the important questions about climate change

This year, Concrete have made a commitment to ensuring accurate, timely, and consistent climate change coverage. In the context of the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26), we believe that issue #382 is exploring the important questions about sustainability, conservation, and climate science. This year, we have introduced a ‘Climate Change Corner’ to our…

Editor's column

Back where we belong

Here at Concrete, we’ve been busy with start of term preparations, namely introducing ourselves at the Societies Fair and talking to our newest members at the Big Meet! It was lovely to meet so many of you at both events – I am very excited to see the quality of work and passion you all…

Arts, Venue

Government grants £3million from culture recovery fund to Norwich Theatre

After fears that it would not survive the devastating financial impacts of coronavirus, Norwich Theatre has been granted £3million from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport’s £1.57billion Culture Recovery Fund. The theatre had taken drastic action in a desperate attempt to survive the pandemic after closing in March, including major restructuring and a…

Fashion, Venue

Renegade fashion designer Kenzo Takada dies aged 81

Kenzo Takada, the visionary behind namesake fashion house Kenzo, has died aged 81, after a battle with coronavirus.  Having launched Kenzo in 1970, Takada soon began making waves in the Paris fashion scene. A graduate of Tokyo’s Bunka Fashion College, where notably, he was one of the institution’s first male students, Takada moved to France…

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