Part of the Seven Nights for Nelson festival, marking the end of Nelson Mandela’s 26-year imprisonment.
Annual partnership event with Alternative Arts.
Meaning We Who Come Together to Create Something Beautiful out of Love, according to the flyer. Featuring Benjamin Zephaniah, Talvin Singh and Sabahat Shah, with Patience Agbabi hosting.
To find out more about Sista Culcha and the rise of female toasting you can read ‘Cut ‘n’ Mix: Culture, Identity and Caribbean music by Dick Hebdige, Publisher: Routledge. She has/had her own female sound system, called ‘Culcha Possee’ therefore challenging the traditional all male dominant scene.
This performance in partnership with Alternative Arts
A woman’s Blues – the name of a show or the name of the band? Appeal for any more information, if you have it, contact us!
In partnership with Federation of Writers & Community Publishers
A decade is a very, very long time in performance poetry, so this was a well-earned celebration. However, one despatch to Time Out’s letters page (24 Sep) found the show to be ‘a sickened, weakened thing’, thanks to ‘pollution by PCAs (politically correct attitudes)’. Proof that you can’t please all ...
This was a book reading at Compendium Bookshop. The Compendium Bookshop in Camden which opened 1968 was closed in 2001, ask anyone of a certain age and they’ll tell you it was a destination bookshop for bohemian alternative types.
In association with Serpent’s Tail (pub) and It’s Queer Up North. This was a tour promotion for her prose and poetry collection titled ‘American Dreams’. There were nine performances some supported by Patience Agbabi and others or solo performances.