To be held at Brixton’s beautiful new Black Cultural Archives (above), a poetry workshop on family history by Ormonde author Hannah Lowe, followed by a discussion on Jamaican migration history with Windrush historian Mike Phillips, chaired by Colin Grant | 29 Nov 2014 |
Reconstructing History – A Creative Writing Workshop with Hannah Lowe
• 10:30am to 1pm, 29 Nov 2014 | £15 / £12 concessions
• Poets who use personal heritage in their work will be examined as a starting point for writing about family histories and ancestors. Hannah Lowe will encourage members to write a poem exploring their own memories, anecdotes, heirlooms and / or photographs. Participants are asked to bring a family object with them as inspiration.
Discussion: Hannah Lowe and Mike Phillips
• 3pm to 5pm, 29 Nov 2014 | £10
• In this discussion, chaired by Colin Grant, Hannah Lowe and historian Mike Phillips explore the first wave of Jamaican migration history, considering the potency of the Windrush story and its ongoing allure.
Both events are on Saturday 29th November 2014 at the Black Cultural Archives, 1 Windrush Square, Brixton, London SW2 1EF. Tickets may soon be booked through the BCA website at http://bit.ly/1phbQWE