United Kingdom

Voices Around the World

Linking the voices of young people around the world through music.  In 2012, more than 300 schools from 40 countries took part in the project to make an international recording of the Howard Jones' song--Building Our Own Future. The final recording, released in December 2012, included over 1000 voices! For the 2013 project another of Howards' songs-- Unshakeable will be featured.

Dazzle and Razzle Dazzle Painting

Dazzle, Razzle Dazzle PaintingDuring World War I, the British and Americans faced a serious threat from German U-boats, which were sinking allied shipping at a dangerous rate. All attempts to camouflage ships at sea had failed, as the appearance of the sea and sky are always changing. Any color scheme that was concealing in one situation was conspicuous in others. A British artist and naval officer, Norman Wilkinson, promoted a new camouflage scheme.