Navigate / search

The Origin of Ragged Music by Dan Zambas

Myself and Gary Boast approached Alex Dunedin who was running the Ragged project to create the foundations of the music arm of Ragged at the beginning of 2011. Working alongside musical colleagues and venue owners we aimed to create the philosophies of an all-inclusive project that would strike a chord within the music industry on every level; from the musician learning their instrument to the large organisations that publish and sell music to the consumers.

We began by asking ourselves what resources would we have wanted at the beginning of our musical journey and begin to make them accessible to individuals wanting to take their music to society. We recorded unsigned artists, live gigs and co-ordinated over thirty events alongside Alex Dunedin at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. This experience was invaluable to the Ragged project and helped validate the need for artistic creativity to be treated as an important aspect of social inclusion within society. Read more

Universal Declaration of Human Rights

“Live one day at a time emphasizing ethics rather than rules”

Wayne Dyer

The Ragged project has chosen the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as it’s guiding ethos and document. All talks and activities of the Ragged project must fit within the scope of the U.D.H.R. If you have any questions or queries please get in touch.

After the world wars of the 20th century, it was thought that it might be a good idea to have an association of most of the countries in the world where they could work out their problems peacefully with diplomacy instead of warfare. This organization could mediate in arguments between nations, and it could also help with crises in poor countries, vaccinating children, digging wells, providing medicines, and also serve peace-keeping functions in places where war was likely.

Read more