City

Are you ready for a revolution?

 Is it time for a revolution? I never thought I would see the day that I’d write about Russell Brand in utter appreciation of what he is doing, how he is expressing it and the potential that he, may just have sufficient gravitas and following to start a revolution. As he expresses the class struggles,

Going with the Flow…

‘Don’t push the river’ Ever feel blocked, stuck, frustrated, angry, irritated, disappointed and unable to make a decision? You know those times where you have energy blocks so it feels as though no matter what you do it will be the wrong move? What is possible in this situation? Often times it feels like not

Philanthropy a Reserve of the Rich?

“Love of humanity” Philanthropy appears to be another area that has become commonly associated with money, having money to be philanthropic, to donate or support financially causes that one sees are deserving or aligned with ones own values. I searched ‘philanthropists’ on google, after the obvious wiki definition next up is a list of the

What if?

What if the values you hold dear are usurped by your need to generate income, feed your family, your physical desires or are secondary to achieving status? How do we combat the dehumanisation of what we are exposed to through the media, the way we watch war, destruction and devastation of communities through natural disasters,

Surrounded by People – Yet Lonely?

When things go a different direction from the expected… The last few weeks have been eventful to say the least! I have been working in Krakow with some amazing people who provide care and support to women who have been trafficked and their families. What’s this got to do with a ‘Joyful Life’? I hear

Pie & Pudding with a side of Harriet Starling and the Good Honey’s

To celebrate our triumphant delivery of great nights of PIE Urban Woot and Little Jack Horner’s are delighted to announce a special last pie & pudding night with music by Harriet Starling and the Good Honey’s. Enjoy fabulous food with a side of starling! Harriet Starling and the Good Honeys blend bluegrass, swamp blues and

What does religion/spirituality have to offer to modern urban life?

Many Londoners associate the religious or spiritual life with out-dated traditions of our grandparents and ancient steeples in the countryside—a relic of the past that is of not much relevance to busy city people in the 21st century. However, empirical research repeatedly chronicles benefits of religious activities on measures of physical and psychological health. In

The Midas Touch

The city is full of opportunities to touch and we avoid it, stigma and moral panic create boundaries and barriers to platonic social touch. We are rammed up against each other on commuter trains, buses and tubes. Swerving out of the way as we launch ourselves through hoards of people on the high street, everything

Open Evening @ 8 Queens Parade 15th February 2013

We are delighted to announce on Friday the 15th February 6pm to 9pm Urban Woot pop-up is hosting an evening to showcase our fabulous collaborators Martine Rose, Rachel Castagne, Elinor Seath, Kelly Swallow, My Rosie Lee, Peter Ibruegger, Marina Belfon-Rose and Levi and Jazzy. You will be able to purchase and order items on the