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A Spoken Word Workshop With Dean Atta

  • Tues 14 July 2-5pm

Renowned Spoken Word artist Dean Atta is hosting a one-off creative writing workshop where you can craft your own piece of spoken word! No experience necessary.

  • Wheelchair Access

I Am A Promise

  • 14 & 17 July 6pm at Black Cultural Archives Courtyard, Brixton.

Devised and performed by Ovalhouse 13-18s Drama Group this physical theatre performance has been created in response to the Black Cultural Archives exhibition 'Staying Power’.

Paved With Gold

  • Tues 14 July - Fri 17 July at 7.30pm, 8pm & 8.30pm at the Black Cultural Archives courtyard, Windrush Square, Brixton

Paved With Gold is a response to the architecture and history of Brixton, inviting an audience on a promenade journey through Brixton’s history, hidden spaces and residences.

Come Dine With Us

  • Thurs 16 & Fri 17 July 2pm
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LIVE FEST!

  • Sat 18 Jul, 7:00pm

An evening of original beats, words, rhymes and rhythm: showcasing new talent.

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Alba by Jo Bannon

  • Fri 24 Jul – Sat 25 Jul, 7:30pm

Alba is a performance about paleness, blending in and standing out. Influenced by the artist’s experience as a person with albinism, the performance takes its title from the Italian word Alba, meaning sublime light.

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I gave him an orchid by Sarah Calver

  • Tues 28 July - Wed 29 July at 7.30pm

Inspired by real heartbreak stories now and then; some given, some found, some stolen. An act of public self-help, melodrama and poetic meanderings around our perpetual preoccupation with this pumping organ.

This Much [or An Act of Violence Towards the Institution of Marriage] by John Fitzpatrick

  • FRI 31 JUL - SAT 1 AUG 7.30PM

Gar can’t decide between the man who plays games and the man on one knee with a ring. Every choice seems like a compromise. 3 boys, 1 white dress and a hoover collide in this explosive new play by John Fitzpatrick.

Dark and Lovely by Selina Thompson

  • Weds 7 – Sat 10 October 19.30pm, Weds 14 – Sat 17 October 19.30pm, Sat Matinee 10 October 2pm

Selina Thompson has been exploring afro hair: its politics, its connotations, its history and what it tells us about being Black, British and Female in the UK today.

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