Thinking about Grenfell Tower

Battersea Arts Centre: Blog

It’s impossible to stop thinking about the fire at Grenfell Tower. And what has happened to residents and to neighbours.

But that’s not the reason for posting this, I am posting this more as a commitment.

The brilliant Bush Theatre, and other community organisations local to Grenfell Tower, have been finding ways to support in the aftermath.

Most have been emphasising how important it is for any support to be in line with what residents and neighbours need, seeking to amplify their concerns, not create new ones.

In this spirit, last Sunday morning, Madani Younis (Artistic Director of the Bush) and Mark Thomas, organised a meeting for people to come together to explore ways to support, a gathering which is going to keep happening.

Every time I think about this fire, I keep returning to a question: how have we found ourselves in a place where a local authority, established…

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