Global Roots Fusion!
30 May 2020, 2pm-5pm
New Art Exchange
Nottingham Global Roots Festival invites you to celebrate music and dance from around the world, with a vibrant afternoon of live entertainment and free family friendly workshops.
With performances from Birmingham-based Myki Tuff and the Friendly Fire Band (reggae), and Gambian Kora harpist Sefo Kanuteh and friends, the stage will be filled with vibrant music from Jamaica and West Africa.
Family friendly workshops include a singing workshop with Sefo Kanuteh in Mandinka, a fun Caribbean themed (reggae & soca) dance workshop with Charmaine Daley, and an interactive Morris dancing demonstration by Sarah Rose, accompanied by Sarah Matthews on fiddle. Suitable for all ages.
We'll also be welcoming Motivational Coach, Janet Rose, who'll be giving a short talk on releasing creativity through cultural dance. This will be followed by an participatory creative movement workshop. Suitable for 13 years upwards.
Face painting* and children's activities will be free of charge.
*Suitable for children over the age of 3.
Hosted by Jude Winwood and Rastarella (Nottingham Global Roots Festival Team)
In partnership with The Liz Winwood Foundation, Cultural Vibrations & BeatFeet.
Funded by The National Lottery Community Fund, Arts Council England & Sport England.
FREE | All are welcome