Another England

Event Date: 11 November 2017

Saturday 11 November 2017, 12-5pm – Open Eye Gallery, 19 Mann Island, Liverpool, L3 1BP.

This is a special event full of poetry, music and storytelling workshops as part of the project ‘Another England: Mapping 100 Years of Our Black and Asian heritage’. Come and share your stories and highlight more diverse voices on English history.

Bring the photos, stories and memories of spaces that have had an impact on your life: from places of worship to workplaces, and playgrounds to public squares, come help map the spaces that you feel are important to the region’s Black and Asian history.

  • Come help build a large map Liverpool’s Black and Asian heritage
  • Hear local poet Addae Gaskin’s spoken word performance and discussion
  • Learn about local untold histories from Madeline Heneghan (Writing on the Wall) and Emy Onuora (Pitch Black) talk on their new book, Great War to Race Riots
  • Participate in a workshop on stories around migration and how we understand movement today with Between the Borders and much more

Another England is a national project led by Pidgin Perfect and commissioned by Historic England. It celebrates 100 years of our Black and Asian heritage and seeks to explore the ways in which it has been integral to England’s identity and aims to highlight the nation’s historic environment from the perspective of People of Colour.

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