Lates – Black History Month

Show Information
Showing on:
Sat 23 October 2021

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

You may also be interested in...

Family Sing-a-long - group of people singing round a piano on a blue background
Family Sing-a-long

Showing: Sun 25 Jul 2021 - Sun 28 Nov 2021

Come and sing your heart out at our monthly musical celebration! It’s unplugged and spontaneous: it’s just the piano, the pianist, the show-tunes and...

More info and tickets
Workspace Hire

Showing: Sun 28 Nov 2021 - Mon 28 Feb 2022

We are excited to be offering our amazing facilities for freelancers, those people working flexibly, creative industries, charities, corporate partners and...

More info and tickets
Musical Theatre Dance - two women dancing together and laughing with a green background.
Musical Theatre Dance Class

Showing: Tue 30 Nov 2021

Come and meet those dancing feet! Each week our experienced choreographer will teach routines inspired by hit musicals in our brand new dance...

More info and tickets