ISSUE 1310

Make More Noise: The new makers, marchers and agitators

Tens of thousands of women and girls will come together across the UK for PROCESSIONS, a mass-participation artwork celebrating the centenary of The Representation of the People Act, which secured the vote for (some) women.

We meet the banner makers fighting for equality, still.

Also this week…

  • The advice grime megastar Big Narstie offers  to troubled youngsters as Uncle Pain on YouTube comes from his own struggles. He says the shortfalls in mental health care are leaving a generation trapped in a dangerous cycle.
  • Kiyan Prince was fatally stabbed outside his school aged 15 in May 2006, trying to prevent another boy from being bulled. His father, Mark Prince, a former professional boxer, became an accident campaigner against violent crime. He shares his story.
  • And in a Letter To My Younger Self, How to Train your Dragon author Cressida Cowell shares how she never thought she’d measure up to her father [Viscount Blakenham] and how being a mother weaves its way into your books.

Online this week…