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Sura Susso at Canvas & Cream

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Originally from the Gambia, Surahata "Sura" Susso was born into a griot family, a tradition that originates from West Africa and refers to cultural figures that carry knowledge and the regional identity of their communities through song, music and poetry. He is the son of Mamudou Susso, one of the finest living kora players, and [...]


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Get stuck into South London's most delicious storytelling night Stories travel trade routes, flight paths, bars and borders, with whoever will pass them on. Story Jam hitches a ride with a caravan of great storytellers. StoryJam presents... Tales that have travelled the world A season of storytelling nights February - July 2016 Thursday 4th February - 7.30pm  [...]

Time Out Love London Awards Winners!

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  A BIG thank you to all our customers and staff for making us a Time Out Love London Winner! Also a HUGE well done to Gavin for being named your favourite staff member! He won a £100 bonus for being so great! And of course thank you to Sylvie who led the team!   [...]

Congratulations and another big thank you to our staff

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CONGRATULATIONS AND ANOTHER BIG THANK YOU to all the Canvas & Cream staff. On a cold rainy night, 10th April we went to the Essential Cafe Trade awards at the beautiful St Johns Concert halls in Smith Square. The cocktail and champagne reception got us started on an evening of surprises and delights, once seated [...]

Congratulations! – Lewisham Business Award

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We have won a Lewisham Business award for ‘excellence in the category of Social Enterprise’ A BIG thank you to all our hard working staff! The annual Lewisham Business Awards which recognises local organisations in the London Borough for entrepreneurial spirit, social enterprise, fairtrade, growth and innovation, were held this week.