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March 2018

575 Wandsworth Road

March 1 - November 2
575 Wandsworth Road, Lambeth SW8 3JD + Google Map

Some background info  - An extraordinary home and an intriguing work of art. 575 Wandsworth Road was acquired by the National Trust in 2010, because of the rich and striking interiors created by Khadambi Asalache (1935-2006), a Kenyan-born poet, novelist, philosopher of mathematics and British civil servant. He bought the house in 1981 while working at the Treasury, and over a period of 20 years (from 1986) turned his home into a work of art. Prompted by the need to…

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The Past is Now: Birmingham and the British Empire

March 1 @ 10:00 am - June 24 @ 5:00 pm
Chamberlain Square Birmingham B3 3DH + Google Map

The Past is Now explores Birmingham’s relationship to the British Empire. This exhibition challenges the typical colonial narrative used to present the history of the British Empire. For further details of the exhibition click here. To read an article about the exhibition click here.    

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Chineke Foundation

March 6 - May 13

The Chineke! Foundation was established in 2015 and the motto is ‘Championing change and celebrating diversity in classical music’. The organisation aims to be a catalyst for change, realising existing diversity targets within the industry by increasing the representation of Black, Minority Ethnic (BME) musicians in British and European orchestras. Please join in Celebrating Diversity in Classical Music at various locations courtesy of the Chineke! Foundation. Click here to visit the website for more information, tickets, pictures and more.

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Family Ties – The Adamah Papers

March 6 - May 31
Black Cultural Archives, 1 Windrush Square, Brixton
London, SW2 1EF
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Family Ties toured to Manchester Central Library on 6 April until 31 May 2017, and arrive at Black Cultural Archives, London in spring 2018. To read the full article please click here.

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Black Panther Movie

March 6 - September 21

Set in Wakanda, a fictional African nation, and New York, Black Panther is a 2018 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name. The main character, T’Challa returns home to Wakanda, an isolated, technologically advanced African nation to take his place as King. However, two enemies conspire to bring down the kingdom so T’Challa must team up, as the Black Panther, with a special agent and members of Dora Milaje-Wakanda’s all-female special forces-to prevent a…

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Windrush: Movement of the People

March 7 - May 10

Windrush gives audiences a glimpse of what the first generation of Caribbean immigrants experienced when they came to England 70 years ago, in the major new Phoenix Dance Theatre production: Windrush: Movement of the People. Click here to visit the website for more information, tickets, pictures and more.

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June 2018

Africa Writes

June 29 @ 10:00 am - July 1 @ 10:00 pm
The British Library, 96 Euston Rd
London, NW12DB United Kingdom
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Africa Writes is the Royal African Society’s annual literature festival. Africa Writes is the Royal African Society’s annual literature festival. Every year we showcase established and emerging talent from the African continent and its diaspora in what is now the UK’s biggest celebration of contemporary African writing taking place over an exciting summer weekend. The festival features book launches, readings, author appearances, panel discussions, youth and children’s workshops, and other activities. For further details click here  

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September 2018

IRIE! dance theatre

September 1 - November 30

IRIE! dance theatre is Britain’s leading dance theatre company working in the field of African & Caribbean dance fusion. Click here to visit the website for more information, tickets, pictures and more.

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