ECDP TV: Seema Anand chats to Sade Fadipe
In conversation with Sade Fadipe ECDP TV: The Edge In this episode, Seema talks to children’s author Sade Fadipe about her work and background, about her books and the inspiration behind…
ECDP TV: Seema Anand talks to EVEWRIGHT
In this episode of The Edge, Seema talks to EVEWRIGHT, a multi-disciplinary artist whose work explores what it means to be Black and British in the UK today.
ECDP TV: Seema Anand meets Josephine Melville
Seema is back with another exciting episode of The Edge, featuring Jo Melville, chair and founder of the South Essex African Caribbean Association.
Active Gardens with Marley
Essex Cultural Diversity Project is working with a range of diverse communities in Colchester and Tendering to support an outdoor Active Garden project that encourages people to become more active…
Listen Now: Vaccination Hesitancy on BBC Essex
We were invited to talk to BBC Essex about our campaign to encourage people to ‘get the jab’ and overcome vaccination hesitancy
I AM WYCOMBE Lasana Shabazz
A new series of films that showcase the stories of diverse communities living in Wycombe, created by commissioned artist Lasana Shabazz.
BBC Essex interview: Festival of Jiangsu and Colchester
BBC Essex presenter Rob Jelly chats to those involved in the Festival of Jiangsu and Colchester on Essex Voices, their weekly programme that focusses on community.
Smartphone Storytelling Masterclass
Learn how to harness the power of storytelling, hone your technical skills and unlock the creative potential of your mobile phone, with award-winning filmmaker Rehmat Rayatt.
The Festival of Jiangsu & Colchester Online
The Festival of Jiangsu & Colchester 2021 is a one-week festival celebrating the rich diverse Chinese communities in Colchester and Tendring, with a range of online events.
ECDP TV: The Edge with Seema Anand, featuring Lora Aziz
In this episode of The Edge, Seema Anand goes foraging with ‘wild craft artist’ Lora Aziz.
ECDP TV: The Edge with Seema Anand, featuring Lily Hunter Green
In this episode of The Edge, Seema Anand talks to artist Lily Hunter Green about bees, music, the climate and community.
Listen Now: Celebrating Vaisakhi on BBC Essex
A special Vaishaki festival celebration on BBC Essex: the highly creative Rayatt family talk about Vaishaki’s significance for the Sikh community.
Listen now: Talking Ramadan with BBC Essex
A Ramadan special on BBC Essex. Presenter Rob Jelly talks to guests about fasting, food, family, charity and the fundamentals behind the Islamic Festival.
Seema Anand Storytelling: The 3000 step stories
Seema Anand, artist, storyteller and Narrative Specialist, tells a series of stories designed to last 3000 steps
ECDP TV: The Edge with Seema Anand, featuring Rehmat Rayatt
This month we launch a brand new series of programmes which seeks to look at new and innovative things happening in the arts and talk to artists from diverse backgrounds…
Dementia, Diversity and the Arts
This special event celebrated the important role of art and creativity in the lives of people living with dementia.
ECDP RADIO in conversation with Lata Upadhyaya
Welcome to the third episode of ECDP Radio. In this episode Nita Jhummu talks to Essex based artist Lata Upadhyaya. In this special interview Lata talks about her background, the…
Chinese New Year on BBC Essex
Celebrating Chinese New Year: Year of the Ox on BBC Essex BBC Essex presenter Rob Jelly hosts a special Essex Voices programme, to talk about Chinese New Year: Year of the Ox Celebrations…
ECDP RADIO in conversation with Seema Anand
Welcome to the second episode of ECDP Radio. In this episode Nita Jhummu talks to Seema Anand. Seema is a Storyteller, Artist and Narrative Specialist who has worked on several…
ECDP RADIO in conversation with Arooj Khan
In this inaugural ECDP RADIO show Nita talks to artist Arooj Khan about art, music and the artist’s recent commission in Grays, Thurrock
Let’s Get Active: Nintendo Switch Walkthrough
Our High House Production Park Active Programme, part of the Let’s Get Active project, promotes physical activities to engage diverse communities through creative and innovative ways. Let’s Get Active aims…
Watch online: Terra Firma, Rehmat Rayatt
A 5-minute film by Essex-bord Rehmat Rayatt, which explored the artist’s cultural background and identity and was aired on BBC 4 in September 2019.
Watch online: innovative dance from Amina Khayyam Dance Company
A digital kathak dance-theatre performance, bringing attention to the devastating reality of domestic violence against women, a crime often shrouded in secrecy.
The Duleep Singh Virtual Trail
Follow in the footsteps of a Maharajah, from the comfort of your own home! This virtual trail is inspired by the fascinating stories unearthed about Duleep Singh and his family.
Listen Now: Celebrating Diwali in Essex
A special programme that explains and explores Diwali, the festival of lights and one of the major festivals celebrated by Hindus, Jains and Sikhs.
Listen Now: Helping diverse organisations during Coronavirus
We have been working closely with Essex Community Foundation to help more organisations that identify as Black and Minority Ethnic (BAME) access their Covid-19 Emergency grant.
Stand Up For Diversity re:Defining Legacies
All are welcome to this online event, an evening of three-minute mini-talks for those wanting to champion and celebrate diversity in museums, libraries and archives.
Listen Now: Black History Month on Radio Essex
Essex Cultural Diversity Project have been leading on Black History Month Essex since 2008, working with a range of friends and partners across Essex, Southend and Thurrock to celebrate and…
360 degree watercolour virtual reality tour of Jaywick
A virtual reality tour of Jaywick with a difference! Artists Close and Remote worked with local residents to reclaim the beauty of their area using watercolours and technology.
Listen now: a new discovery – Essex’s Indian Princess
Discovered in Doddinghurst (nr Brentwood)! In this interview on BBC Essex’s Essex Voices, Sikh Historian Peter Bance reveals the fascinating story of Princess Helen
Listen now: Windrush Day on BBC Essex
For Windrush Day 2020 Essex Cultural Diversity Project and friends were invited to speak on Essex Voices, BBC Essex. Listen to the interview here.
Listen Now: Art in the Pandemic
In this BBC Essex interview, artists talk about their work and how they are adapting during the Covid-19 pandemic
Stand Up For Diversity: Online 2019
Part of our series of evening events, with three-minute mini-talks that put a spotlight on diversity, with short soap-box shout-outs on why DIVERSITY MATTERS
ECDP TV: Sophia, a Princess for All
This short 14-minute mini-documentary celebrates the story of Suffragette Sophia Duleep Singh, as part of a project to inspire women to be leaders in their communities
ECDP TV: Windrush Legacy Film
This 10-minute mini-documentary tells the story of the Windrush, featuring historical images and photographs, shots of Tilbury Docks and Windrush events across Essex.
Listen now: China, Colchester and Covid-19
An interview on BBC Essex with members of the Chinese community, talking about what they’ve been up to during the Coronavirus lockdown.
One World One Essex: Family Stories and Folk Tales
Listen to seven Essex families’ stories from different cultural backgrounds, interspersed with folk tales from around the world.