FILM on Thursday 20th September 2018, 7.30pm: In partnership with the Leeds Black Film Club, we are screening the important documentary film Blacks Brittanica that includes reference to the killing of David Oluwale. This is a rare chance to see a film made in 1978 that presents analysis of racism and anti-racist struggle from leading black British intellectuals and activists.  Followed by a Q&A with the film-maker, Arthur France MBE, Courtney Hay and others. 7.30pm at Seven Arts, 31 Harrogate Road, LS7 3PD.  More information and tickets (£5 and £2.50) here

 

POETRY: On National Poetry Day, 4th October 2018, at 7pm in Chapel Allerton Library, we are supporting the launch of Any Change? Poetry in a Hostile Environment. This is a new collection of poems responding to the Windrush scandal and the migration crisis, edited by Ian Duhig. Partly arising from the Wandering Abroad Poetry-writing Workshop we organised in April 2017, this new booklet includes local, unpublished poets as well as established writers. At the event, poets reading will include Ian Duhig, Halima France-Mir, Ahmed Kaysher and Sadhu. Free.

Download the flyer here (includes a link to book your place) 2018.10.04 CH National Poetry Day Any Change Chapel Allerton Library is at 106 Harrogate Road, Leeds LS7 4LZ

Any Change? has been very favourably reviewed here  Get your copy at the event, or buy it from here.

 

ART WORKSHOPS on 10th-13th October 2018: We are supporting the parliamentary art programme led by the artist Scarlett Crawford in workshops reflecting on British ‘race-relations’ legislation from the 1960s onwards. Mainly using drawing, photography and personal stories, these workshops are open to all. No artexperience is necessary. More information and a contact for you to apply to join the workshops is here