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Project Blake was set up to celebrate the life of William Blake, one of Britain’s most world renowned poets, artists and thinkers; he is also one of Britain’s most undervalued and under celebrated, since 2007 Project Blake has been working to rectify this situation.

Mayor of Lambeth with Volunteers who helped create the mosaics

Mayor of Lambeth with Volunteers who helped create the mosaics

Project Blake has run workshops with schools and local community groups, prmiered the inaugural William Blake Festival and produced a monument to William Blake in Centaur Street in North Lambeth.

One of the William Blake Mosaics

One of the William Blake Mosaics

Project Blake has been funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund with additional support from Shell, Lewisham College, Digital Fluid, Southbank Mosaics and Futures Theatre Company.

Together with mosaics of William Blake’s artwork, the project recorded local people ready pieces of William Blakes work. Whilst attending the installation as Mayor of Lambeth I recorded one of these to share with you here.

Mayor of Lambeth with consort Anne Sasson viewing the William Blake Mosaics

Mayor of Lambeth with consort Anne Sasson viewing the William Blake Mosaics

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