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BodyGossipRuth & drama facilitator Francine at Thomas Cowley School in Lincolnshire for the Body Gossip Performance Project
Thursday 23rd July 2015

We've joined forces with skin treatment oil Bio Oil to create a brand new body image drama session for secondary schools - using live theatre exercises, the cathartic process of creative writing, and the power of our own stories to encourage and reassure us.

Body Gossip body image charity performs live show at The Canvas, London's first Happy Cafe
Friday 8th May 2015

We live in a world where our body image is constantly scrutinised and commodified. The Body Gossip Arts Programme empowers real body stories in live theatre events and short films. This month, a brand new Body Gossip theatre piece, devised by MA students from Central School of Speech and Drama, is premiering in East London.

Body Gossip workshop for Parents and Teachers on body image and self esteem
Wednesday 11th February 2015

Our first workshop at our new home at The Canvas in Shoreditch was a huge success.

Sanah Jivani
Wednesday 28th January 2015

After losing all of her hair to Alopecia in the seventh grade, 17 year old Sanah Jivani from Houston, Texas lost all hope in herself.

By exploring our relationships with our bodies and allowing real people to be given a powerful voice, Body Gossip encourages acceptance and self-esteem, something I wholeheartedly support.

Gok Wan

The Book

Real people's body stories with a foreword by Gok Wan