By Heather Marks SuAndi OBE will be performing her brilliant play, The Story of M, at The Bernie Grant Arts Centre on Thursday 12 October 2017. This is a rare chance to watch the play performed by none other than the author herself. The Story of M is a powerful play of one mother's tenacity … Continue reading Performance: The Story of M, SuAndi at The Bernie Grant Arts Centre, 12 Oct 1.30/7.30pm
By Heather Marks This is our CALL FOR PAPERS for our return conference, On Whose Terms?: 10 Years On in Critical Negotiations in Black British Literature and the Arts. The conference will be taking place on the 22nd-23rd March 2018, at Goldsmiths, University of London, UK. The 2008 landmark conference ‘On Whose Terms?: Critical Negotiations in … Continue reading ***CALL FOR PAPERS*** WE WANT YOU!!
By Heather Marks Aspiration and Representation: Looking Back to Travel Forward was organized by Dr. Deirdre Osborne, of Goldsmiths, University of London, with Professor Kurt Barling, of Middlesex University, and took place at Goldsmiths on Thursday 19th January 2017. The day's events kicked off with the third installment of the Renegade Raconteurs series, starting … Continue reading Aspiration and Representation: Looking Back to Travel Forwards
Wednesday 18th January - JAWDANCE Apples and Snakes present London's biggest open mic night, Jawdance, bringing you some of the most acclaimed feature acts and up-and-coming artists in poetry and music whose words will waltz around your head for days. Sign up on the night from 7pm - 7.30pm to enter your name into the open … Continue reading Upcoming Events: January 2017
By Heather Marks Soho holds many secrets, and last night revealed one of them to be Salena Godden’s spoken word album launch at Carnesky’s Finishing School. Descending the steps into the basement of the old Foyles, I was met by the gaze of pop art portraits at every turn, until I entered the intimate setting … Continue reading Event Review: Salena Godden’s #LIVEwire Album Launch
Upcoming Events for December 2016 (this page was updated 13/12/2016) Thursday 1st - Saturday 3rd December - Putting Words in Your Mouth: 3 days left of award-winning artist Scottee's bold new production, Putting Words In Your Mouth. Challenging what it means to be British and queer in 2016, Scottee shines a light on a divided … Continue reading Upcoming Events: December 2016