Full Events Listing 2014

Date Title
26 Sep BHM Launch at Norwich City Hall
30 Sep Autumn INSET Evening For Teachers
30 Sep The Jungle Brothers
Throughout October Library Reads
Throughout October New Routes – Different Pasts but Shared Futures
Throughout October Great Yarmouth Against Modern Slavery
Throughout October Library Reads
Throughout October Famous Faces Quiz
1 Oct Myke Clifford and his Quartet
2 Oct Fool’s Gold
2 Oct 12 Years A Slave (15)
3 Oct BHM African Market
3 Oct The Life and Work of Maya Angelou
3 Oct Norwich - The Birthplace of the British Soul Scene
3 Oct Call Mr. Robeson
3 Oct Wille & The Bandits
4 Oct BHM African Market
7 Oct BHM Shared Reading
8 Oct The Osiligi Maasai Warrior Troupe
8 Oct The John Petters Dixie Five
9 Oct Remembering the Dance Halls of the 1950s
9 Oct The Life and Legacy of Maya Angelou
10 Oct The Soloist
11 Oct Magdalen Street Celebration
11 Oct Africa with Love - Ugandan School Choir
11 Oct Medley Songs and Dance From Around the World
11 Oct Word Up Knees Up
11 Oct Poet, Author, Dancer, Singer, Actress – MAYA
11 Oct Dub Pistols + Riskee and the Ridicule
11 Oct 100% Norfolk Soul
12 Oct Black History Month Family Festival
13 Oct Ebo Taylor
13 Oct Norwich Jazz Club BHM Jazz Jam
14 Oct A Reading Session with a Difference!
14 Oct Shared Reading Session – a Selection of Stories and Poems by Black Authors
14 Oct The Kristian Borring Quartet
15 Oct Alan Barnes Alto and Baritone Sax Maestro
16 Oct 12 Years A Slave (15) - for students and teachers
16 Oct Democracy Week – Delivering Democracy
17 Oct Celebrating the Work and Achievements of ISCRE
17 Oct An Audience with Aswad
17 Oct Calypso Carnival
17 Oct YolanDa Brown
18 Oct Celebrating the Life and Work of Buchi Emecheta
19 Oct To Kill A Mockingbird (A)
20-31 Oct Forward to Freedom: The History of the British Anti-Apartheid Movement
20-25 Oct Black History Month 2014 Art Show
20 Oct Kid Ink
21 Oct 2014-1 Feb 2015 Points of Departure: Photography of African Migrations
21 Oct 2014-1 Feb 2015 Crossroads of Empires: Archaeology in West Africa
21 Oct Celebrating Dr Allan Minns
21 Oct Black History Month Shared Reading Taster
21 Oct Mugenkyo Taiko Drummers
21 Oct Ian Bateman
22 Oct The Anti-Apartheid Movement in Britain: A Roundtable Discussion
22 Oct Kirk Fletcher + The Katie Bradley Band
22 Oct Paul Hill Quartet
22 Oct The Princess and the Frog (U) + Introduction
23 Oct Dr Allan G Minns – UK & Thetford’s First Black Mayor
23 Oct Our Maya
24 Oct Josephine Baker Cabaret Dinner
24 Oct Ron Sayer Jr
24-25 Oct Fine City Blues Explosion
25 Oct Celebrating Dr Allan Minns
25 Oct Half of a Yellow Sun (15)
25 Oct Talk on Congolese Independence and Odon Kasera’s life story
26 Oct Overcoming Disability
26 Oct The Colour of Freedom (15)
27 Oct All About Africa: Storytelling with Patience Unazi
28 Oct All About Africa: Storytelling with Patience Unazi
28 Oct Afroluso African Dance Workshop
28 Oct Eriko Ishihara
29 Oct Children’s Story & Craft Time
29 Oct Film and Black History: 12 Years a Slave and Belle
29 Oct The Excitements
29 Oct African Drumming with Anna Mudeka
29 Oct Leif Juul Jorgensen Quartet
30 Oct Animals of the African Plain
30 Oct All About Africa: Storytelling with Patience Unazi
30 Oct The Specials
30 Oct Sing with Pride
31 Oct All About Africa: Storytelling with Patience Unazi
31 Oct All Star Jam Session
31 Oct Dirty Rotten Disco Club with Joey Negro
1 Nov All About Africa: Storytelling with Patience Unazi
1 Nov History of the Independence Movement in Africa – Edward Francis Small
1 Nov Motown and Northern Soul Night
2 Nov Tamikrest
3 Nov Dead Prez + Support
6 Nov Groundation
6 Nov Black History Month Finale: An Evening with Ben Okri

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