Re-Informed

Mayflower 400 UK has been presenting three series of digital programmes in the build-up to the 400-year anniversary of the ship's historic voyage.

One of those series is Re-informed, which allows artists and producers to give an insight to their work.

Watch our episodes below to explore the Mayflower story - without shying away from its challenging history.

  • Re-informed: Toby Gorniak

    Toby Gorniak is the founder of Street Factory, an award-winning hip hop community interest company that helps young people, artists and practitioners grow and seize their potential.

    More info
    Watch
  • Re-informed: Paula Peters

    In the second of our Re-informed series, we talk to Paula Peters, founder of Native American creative agency SmokeSygnals and a member of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribal Nation.

    Speaking from her home in Mashpee, Massachusetts, Paula explores the Mayflower story from a Native American point of view, and discusses the impact it had - and continues to have - on the Wampanoag Nation.

    More info
    Watch
  • Re-informed: Still/Moving

    We speak to the team behind Speedwell, the stunning light installation on Plymouth's Mount Batten Breakwater.speak to the team behind Speedwell, the stunning light installation on Plymouth's Mount Batten Breakwater.

    Artists Laura Hopes, Martin Hampton and Léonie Hampton explain how Speedwell asks visitors to imagine new worlds of living, caring and dying well together and invites visitors to add their own voices in response to the sculpture.

    More info
    Watch
  • Re-informed: Speedwell

    For this Re-informed video we return to Speedwell, the large-scale art installation that has transformed the Mount Batten Breakwater in Plymouth.

    The artists who created the installation respond to some of the public’s thoughts and feedback to the artwork and we speak to the team of volunteer Mayflower Makers who have been canvassing public opinion - as well as getting their thoughts on what Speedwell represents.

    More info
    Watch
  • We Are Still Here

    We Are Still Here explores 400 years of Wampanoag history and how the arrival of European colonists would forever change their way of life - which stretches back 12,000 years.

    This video explores the Wampanoag story and how in 2020, the Nation’s people are very much still here as an integral part of the 400th anniversary commemorations of the Mayflower’s sailing on both sides of the Atlantic.

    More info
    Watch
  • The Making of the Wampum Belt

    The creation of a new Wampum Belt by the Native American Wampanoag Nation is one of the cornerstones of the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower's sailing, and it is told in a powerful new short film.

    More info
    Watch
  • Wampum: Stories from the Shells of Native America

    Wampum belts are the closest thing to written history for Wampanoag people - and the creation of a new belt is the focus of this fascinating short film.

    More info
    Watch
  • 'Our story' - 400 years of Wampanoag history

    'Our' Story: 400 Years of Wampanoag History is a new exhibit in Massachusetts and has conceptualised, researched, and produced by SmokeSygnals Marketing and Communications and The Indian Spiritual and Cultural Training Council Inc.

    The exhibit is part of Plymouth 400, Inc.'s Signature Programs and Events and, until the pandemics, had been traveling throughout New England to various museums, schools, community centres, festivals and even the Massachusetts State House.

    More info
    Watch
Sign up for the latest Mayflower 400 news

You'll be the first to hear the latest Mayflower news, events, and more.

One of the highlights of #STTLMNT is a project titled 'The Ways We Love and The Ways We Love Better, Monumental Mov… https://t.co/hz7ry2Amx3

Follow @mayflower400uk

Mayflower 400 Proudly Supported by our National Sponsors and Funding Partners