Black History Month 2013

Black-History-Month-2013It’s Black History Month and there are lots of events in the Brighton and Hove area to celebrate and mark the occasion.

Writing Our Legacy celebrates Black History Month at Jubilee Library.

Inner Visions: A night of music and writing inspired by music featuring Mbira player Linos Wengara Magaya, Jamaican historian Colin Grant, and Chinese Jamaican poet Hannah Lowe.

Mother Tongue: poets, rappers and performers battle it out including Shrapnel/Mrisi, Spliff Richard and writers from Ink On My Lips anthology, soon to be published on Waterloo Press and special guests.

Both of the above events are free and there will be free wine from Barefoot Wine, you can also get a lovely plate of Caribbean food for £7. Advanced booking is advised.

There’s No Place Like Home: Free one-hour creative writing workshops with Indian author and storyteller Umi Sinha.

Poetry workshop with Patience Agbabi: Come learn the art and craft and poetry of one of the UK’s finest poets.

Latin Voices Live! In Jubilee Library: Come and celebrate with us at Jubilee Library where we will be embracing Latin literature with a Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) themed children’s area, with a Tree of Life, decorative kits, bilingual storytelling and translated texts.

Writing masterclass with Jacob Ross Pt 2: Following on from Jacob’s successful workshop in Brighton this July,

 More details for all of the above events can be found here.

 For other events in the Brighton and Hove area click here.


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