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Young, Black & Present
1 Jan, 1970 at 12:00 am - 28 Oct, 2017 at 12:00 am
What does it mean to be young, black and British today? How are young people within Nottingham and other cities responding to contemporary issues through their work, community action, art and activism?
This Black History Season, we host a special event to provide space for young creatives within the city to present their practise to new audiences, and to speak about the experiences that have shaped their work. This event intends to inspire a new generation of young creatives and activists within the city.
12pm: Opening performance by JME Dance Company.
1pm-3pm: Panel discussion and Q+A with Vanessa Chiedza Sanyauke, CEO and Founder of Girls Talk London, Paula Ayesha Akpan Co-Founder of the The “I’m Tired” Project and The UK’s first Black Girl Festival, Ramario chevoy, Stylist and Model, Jordan Graham, Community Leader and Vice Chairman of Nottingham City of Football, Jendayi Davis, Founding member of Chat’Bout and SheAfriq.
3.30pm-5.30pm: Let it be Glorious art making workshop with Black Blossoms.
5pm-10pm: DJ Set by Fela Cyutie, spoken word by Ty Healy and Grace Juliette Bernard and live music from Yazmin Lacey. More acts TBC.
Stalls and information points
Admission: FREE. NO BOOKING REQUIRED.
Age range: All welcome
FOOD & DRINK SERVED ALL DAY IN OUR CAFÃ‰BAR.