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Culture Vultures 22.10.20

Hi Everyone,


Did you know that 24th October has been celebrated as United Nations Day since 1948.

The year 2020 marks the 75th anniversary of the United Nations and its founding Charter. The purpose of the United Nations is to achieve National Cooperation a provide a better world.


So, the Question for the forum this week is : if you could have any super power to do something good for the world what would it be? Head over to the forum page to get involved in the conversation...


THEATRE

Legally Blonde the musical

Les Misérables

MUSEUMS VIDEO AND TV

a virtual tour of Western Approaches

the Life and times of Liverpool A short film about memories of Merseyside

The 1918 Club

An interesting Video from the Museum of Liverpool

The 1918 Club is a discussion forum for women, established by Eleanor Rathbone in 1918, that meets regularly in Liverpool. The group created this display, working with objects relating to women’s suffrage in the Museum of Liverpool’s collections.

Liverpool Live TV is restartIng supporting local talent and bringing people together

Their Website is being updated at present.

FESTIVALS

The Ake Festival. 22 - 25 October

The world’s biggest event for creative voices from Africa. Aké Festival returns this year with over 170 speakers from the worlds of literature, poetry, music, theatre and art. It was introduced as a celebration of black excellence; this year’s theme being ‘African Time’ in recognition of the global anti-racism movement. Events are all digital, meaning people from all over the world can tune in for free – with topics set to be discussed including intersectional feminism, decolonisation of black spaces and colourism. Nigerian-born Abi Daré will talk about her latest book Girl with the Louding Voice, Canadian journalist and author Desmond Cole will lead a panel discussion on ‘Blacktivism Around The World’, Ugandan feminist and gay rights activist Stella Nyanzi will discuss ‘Why Africa Needs Feminist Giants’ and much more.

Harrogate literature festival 23 to 28 October

Raworth Harrogate literary festival 23 to 25 October

The Manchester literacy festival 23 to 25 October

An interesting event at the festival called the Ballard of Ewan Mccoll, for all you Ukelele fans out there

RAAH festival 24 October A charity music festival to amplify the

voices of young people affected by Migration Displacement, Human Trafficking and Racial Discrimination.

WOWfest A series of events for the whole of October relating to Liverpool Black History Month

Thanks and see you next week!

Corinne x

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