Members

Snezana Nikolic
Fashion design & retail service

Serbian born children’s wear designer with fifteen years background in couture, studied fashion at Chelsea College in London. Growing up watching her mum seamstress, she started sewing very young.

She honed her craft by dressing politician’s wives, celebrities, and making made to measure ladies suits, ball gowns and dresses. After the birth of her son she transferred her love for couture into creating unique children’s wear. Her focus is on natural and up-cycled fabrics, adjustable comfortable designs, timeless styles and high quality.During the week you will find her creating and making at Glows.
On Sundays she sells at Herne Hill Market.

You can find some of the products sold on www.ykairos.etsy.com


Remah Joseph
Holistic Practioner

Remah has a clinic called Gathering Qi (pronounced Chi), which offers Acupuncture, at GLOWS on Thursdays. This is a holistic service that focuses on our patient’s body structure, physiological systems, diet and nutrition, and their emotional and psychological state. Treatment is for everyone through the stages of life. Other services provided by the clinic are, cupping, gua sha, Tui Na massage, aromatherapy and Swedish massage, NADA ear acupuncture protocol for addiction, dietary and lifestyle advice. Remah and her clinic also work with local community groups to deliver treatments and wellbeing awareness to their members.


Alex Scwartz
Vintage Clothing Upcycled Handmade Homeware & by HouseofFunkyJunk

House of Funky Junk is a place for all things Funky and Junky! They make, buy and sell wonderful pre-loved and re-loved vintage clothing and handcrafted homewares
Their ethos is that they want to help reduce the amount of waste in the world that is destined for landfill so we focus on repurposing unloved items and giving them a second life. Such as; Vintage Clothing, Lighting, Soap Dispensers, Homewares, Storage Jars, Pop Culture Decor and other items.

You can find out more about the products Alex & Clementine sell on Etsy by following the link www.etsy.com/shop/houseoffunkyjunk
Instagram & Facebook, @HouseofFunkyJunk
Contact Number – 07557057708
Contact Email – houseoffunkyjunk@outlook.com


Sherilyn Dos Santos
Pure Goodness

PureGoodness is a community focussed business that creates handmade natural products for the whole family. We use the finest natural ingredients to ensure our products are as effective as possible.
Our range includes lotion, oils, soaps, face care and haircare products. We also facilitate workshops and learning events where we share knowledge and develop skills as our ultimate aim is to empower others.

#beautythatempowers

Website- www.puregoodnesslondon.com
Email: info@puregoodnesslondon.com
Phone no. 07765696544


BOCK Training

BOCK Training is a South London based training provider, specialised in delivering high quality vocational further education programmes to support progression onto Higher Education and employment. We deliver courses in a variety of sectors including, Art and Design, Childcare, Health and Social Care and Business Administration. Our partnership with employers allows us to provide students with some of the best job opportunities in London.

Over the years, BOCK has become distinguished for supporting some of London’s most hard to reach through mentoring, apprenticeships and traineeships for young people and adults at risk of becoming NEET, BAME groups, single parents, rehabilitated substance misuse learners and SEN learners.

Developing the learning potential of young people and adults is central to our core values and through our strategic partnerships with local community organisations and local authorities; we support inclusivity, achievement and excellence at every stage of a student’s educational journey.

 


Kes Young

Kes grew up in South London and has always loved art her favourite is Van Gogh because of the way he painted. After leaving art college, travelling and starting a family. Kes never found time to be artistic.

Understanding how hard it was for her to have dyslexia and struggle to produce good grades in literacy, she wanted to start a business where everyone could experience art. Here is why Heart in art workshops started in 2013.

In this business, Kes provides Arty workshops for schools, afterschool clubs, festivals, parties and many more events all over London.

Most of her Mosaics are produced at home in her studio, but sometimes you will find her creating and making her mosaics at Glows. You can visit her website on www.heartinartworkshops.co.uk


Rev Minister Gail Thompson M.A. Dip.Min  (C.E.O.)

Founder Gail Thompson is a long-time member and ordained Christian minister of the C.I.C. international (churches in communities) and member of the Centre for World Evangelism and ambassadors College in Croydon.

Although now in her sixties, Gail’s background includes 20 years as a professional conductor and saxophonist.  As well as conducting her own big band, world tours, solo appearances at the Albert Hall, Barbican, and many more prestigious events and appearances. She played the tenor & baritone sax with luminaries such as Art Blakey, Charlie Watts, the Jazz Warriors, founded and established a music school in Brixton called Musicworks for 3000 students, women in music and founded various jazz festivals through her promotion company: all before the age of thirty. Gail had a promising future in the profession until at the age of only twenty-nine she was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. However, this did not dampen her ebullient enthusiasm. She started arranging and scoring music for big bands and writing scores for many television shows. At the age of forty-three she was called into ministry and studied at Ambassadors and Spurgeon’s College. There she obtained her ministerial qualifications, Dip Min, Bachelors Hons and master’s degree in theology and fine arts. She is studying for her PhD in 2019.

The call to serve the community has always been reflected in anything she put her hand to.  Gail has established Millennium Services for that very reason. Having in the past served as a Governor of St Thomas’s and Guy’s Hospital, Arts Council of Great Britain and various funding bodies, Lambeth and local Borough councils for many years, she is currently an Ambassador for World Vision’s children charity, while running many community projects in Lambeth sheltered housing schemes, disability day care centres, nursery schools reading programs and much, much more. Gail is truly an effervescent, tireless committed person who is Well equipped to deal with the day-to-day running and fundraising of this new community endeavour.