2021 - Line up of Events

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Visual Artist Solo
An exhibition celebrating the work of visual artist Gold Maria Akanbi.
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Opening Night
A night of artistic expression of music, poetry, dance and live theatre from some of our amazingly talented artists
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Autumn Equinox Part 1
Our 1st Autumn Equinox food workshop will invite you to enjoy a celebration of the yam harvest and its importance in world heritage and food culture.
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Drama Workshop
Victoria Evaristo Trained at the Guildhall School of Music and drama. She is an Actor, director and freelance drama tutor
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Independent Film Screening
There are many nuances to the black identity but only a few come to light. This has been shaped by the entertainment industry, the media. Hollywood has filtered our perception of what a black woman looks like, what she thinks, and feels.
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Rhythms Night
MC Nelson is a manifestation of the generation who came of age in the midst of the thwarted coalition government.
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Closing Ceremony Night
As we are in October we greet Black History Month with remembrance, celebration, peace and love. The line-up includes community performances and entertainment to bring everybody together to celebrate the multicultural city we live in.
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Visual Artist Launch
Gold is a British-Nigeria, neurodiverse multidisciplinary artist based in both Liverpool and Greater London.
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Visual Arts Workshop
Visual artist Gold in an interactive workshop, she will be running a workshop to explore her work, process, inspirations, materials, artistic experiences and methodologies.
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Spoken Word Surgery
A pre-show* spoken word workshop with the country’s leading Performance Poetry and Spoken-Word organisation, Apples and Snakes
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Writers Room
We would like to invite you to an exciting showcase of new emerging writers of colour, supported by The Royal Court Theatre's Community Participation Director Miriam Mussa and guided by independent writing guru Maurice Bessman.
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Writers Room
We would like to invite you to an exciting showcase of new emerging black writers and writers of colour, supported by The Royal Court Theatre's Community Participation Director Miriam Mussa and guided by independent writing guru Maurice Bessman.
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Diversity Dialogues
Join exciting panellists as we continue the dialogue on inclusion and diversity from UK nationwide perspective with our amazing line up.
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BlackFest 2021 events
Purchasing a 'Festival Ticket' will give you access to all BlackFest 2021 events via a 'Promo Code' that you can use on all our other Eventbrite events! Booking is still required for each event to guarantee entry.
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The Toxteth Uprising
This year is 40th Anniversary of the Toxteth Uprisings, we will be showcasing collection of pictures and quotes from members of the community
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Arts Council Surgery
Our mission and values will always be to support artists to access funding themselves.
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Spoken Word Poetry Night
A selection of 4 amazing spoken word poets that are bringing different perspectives on social parallels raising awareness on mental health and disparities between races.
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Autumn Equinox Part 2
YammTree cooking will be hosting a workshop/education session in the Grapes Garden @ Squash Liverpool
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Writers Room
We would like to invite you to an exciting showcase of new emerging black writers and writers of colour, supported by The Royal Court Theatre's Community Participation Director Miriam Mussa and guided by independent writing guru Maurice Bessman.
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Book Launch - Letters To Gil
Letters To Gil (A Memoir) by Malik Al Nasir w/Foreword by Lemn Sissay live book launch presented by BlackFest Festival 2021. Hosted live @ Liverpool Everyman Theatre Bistro

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