Lates – Black History Month
Join our celebration of Black History Month featuring Lawrence Walker, Chairperson of Colchester Black History Month, and local artists Omar Aziz, Lawrence Savage, Antony Woodley and Chileya Mwampulo sharing their incredible work including poems, spoken word and music.
Artists taking part
Omar Aziz. A multi-Instrumentalist sound practitioner from Colchester. Specialising in Gongs, Handpan, Flutes, Djembe and other world instruments to provide an uplifting and diverse sound experience.
Lawrence Savage – A promising figure in contemporary literature, Lawrence Savage is a Sierra Leonian-Norwegian poet, novelist and author of Love Hates Us All. His writing is influenced by the social, mental and racial ambience of today’s society. He began writing poetry at the age of eight and started reading in front of an audience when he was twenty-two. Having notable readings for the Norwegian Art Association, Colchester Arts Council and on BBC Radio on multiple occasions
Antony Woodley – “Tony is a multi- instrumentalist, song writer. He studied music & dance in West Africa & Cuba. He has taught & performed at various festivals, events & venues both nationally & internationally. He is very much looking forward to performing this evening”
Chileya Mwampulo – Mercury Playwright
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