I am the Cultural Programmer for the hotel/members space Birch, curating and overseeing a wide programme of experiences, classes and events that run 7-days a week, all year round. I have a background in the music and events industries, and this passion for music and culture continues to shape my life and side projects through the Amateurism Collective: hosting events, curating areas at festivals and running Amateurism Radio.
Projects credited in
- Amateurism RadioA big family of my friends are used to all connecting and hanging out over the summer schedule of festivals. When the UK went into lockdown in March, I was working with fellow Amateurism collective members Leo Walton, Rob Leggatt and Aymen Bensaad on a collaborative mix that we could release around the time Amateurism should have been DJing at The Beat Hotel festival in Morocco. With all the year’s live music events cancelled, we wondered if we could do something with our mix beyond simply loa
- It's Bigger ThanIt’s Bigger Than was a monthly London party (which ran from 2004 - 2007) conceived and run by a collective of DJs (of which I was one) along with artist/designer James Joyce who created the visual identity (and the monthly flyers) for the club night. As IBT’s Cutmaster Max reminisces on the Tumblr site he created to commemorate the night, “We came up with the concept of loosely doing a Hip Hop night that, along with party bangers, would involve 70’s rock, 80’s pop and 90’s dance music. Now I mig