Carol Grimes

“You need to take part. You need to fully be in life, and to not be afraid to say ‘hey, this is wrong’. Even if you risk somebody looking at you in the eye and telling you different. …
Otherwise, it’s a bit of a wuss of a life, isn’t it?”

A Jazz singer and recording artist, born in Lewisham, as Carol puts it ‘at a time when bombs were falling from the skies: there were no Bananas, and radio was the music and the word’. Throughout her career, Carol has played concerts in support of political
campaigns, including Rock Against Racism’s first concert in 1976.


More storytellers