Community and our Collective Responsibility

‘The Big Society ‘… ‘We are all in this together’… ‘It takes a village to raise a child’… These phrases bring to mind an ideal way we might interact with each other to create a happy society that takes collective responsibility for the care of others.  But times, as always, are changing. Increasingly we live[…]

ONE

Tribe of Doris is about building bridges across our world. Whether in a field in the English countryside or seeking opportunities across the ocean. A few months ago we endeavoured to give life to the beautiful imaginings of what would become ONE. A bridge between South Africa and England. A dance piece that has come from[…]

P2 – From the Cornish lass to the Rapid Response Poet: Reflections on Immigration

Read the second instalment in Reflections on Immigration by the Rapid Response Poet PART TWO: “In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.” ~ George Orwell (1903-1950) ~ The Winds of Islamaphobia A strange wind blew, slowly at first Then, came in sinister bursts, It came through the TVs and radio[…]

P1 – From the Cornish lass to the Rapid Response Poet: Reflections on Immigration

Deasy Bamford is co-founder of the Tribe of Doris. A born and bred Cornish lass  who has always admired the richness of the world’s cultures. Alongside her commitment and passion for creativity, Deasy has been a prolific member of the Bristol community for many years. Leading on social incentives and grassroots movements she has forged[…]