Life-size Amy Winehouse statue unveiled in north London

  A life-size bronze statue of singer Amy Winehouse has been unveiled in Camden, north London. The event, three years after her death, fell on what would have been her 31st birthday. Her father, Mitch Winehouse, said she was “in love with Camden” and it is the place fans most associate with her. Created by […]

Amy Winehouse sculpture to take centre stage in north London market

Written By: Hannah Ellis-Petersen A sculpture to commemorate Amy Winehouse is to be unveiled at Camden market, near the singer’s last home. The memorial, which has been designed by Scott Eaton, will be a life-size brass sculpture of Winehouse and will stand at the centre of the Stables market, a short walk from the townhouse […]

Amy Winehouse project comes to South Yorkshire schools

A charity set up following the death of Amy Winehouse has been rolled out to schools across South Yorkshire. The Amy Winehouse Foundation has joined forces with charity Addaction to roll out a five-year drink and drugs education project to secondary schools. The five-year project is to visit up to 50 secondary schools with the […]

Mother of Amy Winehouse welcomes drug and alcohol initiative in Bournemouth schools

THE MOTHER of pop star, Amy Winehouse is hailing a new drug and alcohol awareness initiative coming to Bournemouth secondary schools. Janis Winehouse spoke to the Daily Echo about The Amy Winehouse Foundation teaming up with the charity, Addaction, to educate students, teachers and parents about the underlying emotional wellbeing issues connected to substance misuse. […]

Amy Winehouse Foundation school drug scheme launches

By Chi Chi Izundu Newsbeat entertainment reporter in Chorley, Lancashire The charity set up after the death of Amy Winehouse has started to roll out its schools’ scheme to help stop young people getting addicted to drugs. The Amy Winehouse Foundation’s drug and alcohol resilience programme also aims to show parents and teachers how to […]

Amy Winehouse mother talks to new BIMM intakes

By: Ben Leo Music stars of the future were given a fine-tuned welcome to one of the country’s most successful musical establishments. Around 700 new students at the Brighton Institute of Modern Music (BIMM) were brought together at the Theatre Royal in Brighton yesterday for live music, talks from industry guests and a welcome to […]

Lioness Untamed: Artists Reflect on Amy Winehouse and Her Legacy

Written by Julian Kimble (@JRK316) Though Amy Winehouse passed away at the age of 27 on July 23, 2011, her music lives on. Her 2003 debut Frank exhibited honest songwriting and an appreciation for musical genres ranging from jazz to hip-hop. Though Frank received favorable reviews, it wasn’t until its successor, 2006’s Back to Black, […]

Interview: Amy Winehouse’s Father Mitch Winehouse Talks About Her Legacy

Interview by Julian Kimble (@JRK316) Amy Winehouse would have turned 30 years old tomorrow. It’s been two years since her tragic passing, but she’s lived on through her music and the efforts of her family. A music aficionado and singer himself, her father Mitch Winehouse, helped steer Amy’s path to musical greatness from her childhood […]

Amy Winehouse’s mother to jump out of plane for charity

Amy Winehouse’s mother is going to jump out of a plane to mark what would have been her daughter’s 30th birthday. Janis, 58, will perform a parachute jump on September 29 to raise money for the Amy Winehouse Foundation. As well as making money for good causes, Janis – who is divorced from Amy’s father […]

Father of Amy Winehouse sets up drug and alcohol education programme

Written By: Josh Pettitt Amy Winehouse father believes that his new drug and alcohol education programme could have saved the singer’s life. Mitch Winehouse is preparing to roll out his scheme to 50 schools across the country after criticising the education system for failing to include lessons on the dangers of drugs and alcohol in […]

Amy Winehouse foundation raises 1.9 mn pounds annually

London, May 22 (IANS) A foundation set up by late singer Amy Winehouse’s father Mitch reportedly raised nearly 1.9 million pounds (over $2,000,000) in a year. The foundation helps homeless people, drug addicts and promotes young musicians. “We are honoured we can help so many young people in Amy’s name. Good everyone was involved,” […]

Amy Winehouse’s father to play charity gig in her memory

By Jim Palmer AMY Winehouse’s father will perform at a charity gig in her honour on Thursday, May 23. Greenhithe resident Mitch Winehouse will join English and Irish entertainers such as Ray D’Arcy and Mick Flannery at London Irish Centre’s Big Night Out in Camden, in the same square where his daughter lived. Profits from […]