‘Life is Wonderful: Mandela’s Unsung Heroes’ FILM SCREENING – Part of the Nelson Mandela 100 Centenary Programme

July 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s birth. The 1963/64 Rivonia Trail is one of the most extraordinary in legal history, at which Mandela was sentenced to life imprisonment. After 27 years in prison, he emerged with a vision of a multiracial democracy which averted a civil war in South Africa. But he…

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Exhibition: ‘SOUTH AFRICAN MOMENTS’ by Lucy Abraham

Monday 30th July – Sunday 5th August 2018 from 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM @ 54 The Gallery, 54 Shepherd Market, London W1J 7QX   The exhibition will capture the vitality of life in contemporary South Africa. Erina’s vivid and colourful paintings depict sunny South Africa and its rainbow nation, drawing inspiration from the beauty…

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‘Winnie – the legacy for young women’s leadership’

Thursday 21st June 2018, 7:30 PM – 11:00 PM @ Regent Street Cinema, 309 Regent Street London W1B 2UW As part of its ‘Educate & Empower’ series, Blaksox and Kush Films, hosted by GEEDA join forces to bring the multi-award winning film, ‘Winnie’ to a young women’s leadership focused audience. “She was the barometer for the political…

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‘Experience The Untold African Story Of The First World War’

Wednesday 11th – Sunday 15th July 2018 @ Tate Modern, Bankside, London SE1 9TG Tate Modern joins forces with 14-18 NOW the UK’s arts programme for the First World War centenary, to commemorate the significant contribution of African men and women in this desperate conflict that took the lives of so many. THE WORLD premiere of a new…

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“THE POLITICS OF RACE IN BRITAIN & SOUTH AFRICA: BLACK BRITISH SOLIDARITY”

Wednesday 16th May 2018. 2.30 PM – 4:00 PM @ London Metropolitan Archives, 40 Northampton Road, London EC1R 0HB This new book  by Dr. Elizabeth Williams, explores “the complicated dance with racial inequality” in the UK and South Africa. Join Dr. Williams to discuss her book and view documents from the London Metropolitan Archives  collection on the anti-apartheid…

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“RANDOM / GENERATIONS” A double bill of plays by the Award Winning Playwright and Director Debbie Tucker Green

Saturday 4th May – Saturday 2nd June 2018, @ Chichester Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park, Chichester, West Sussex, PO19 6AP This blistering play, told through the eyes of a young woman, explores the unbearable sense of loss felt by a family faced with a catastrophic and random act. In the cradle of their South African family,…

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“HAIL THE DARK LIONESS” Exhibition by South African visual activist Zanele Muholi

Now til 24th June 2018, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM @ New Art Exchange, 39-41 Gregory Boulevard, Nottingham NG7 6BE  Hail the Dark Lioness by South African visual activist Zanele Muholi “I’m reclaiming my blackness, which I feel is continuously performed by the privileged ‘other’. My reality is that I do not mimic being black;…

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“THE SOUNDS OF SOWETO” – WITH CLAUDE DEPPA & BUKKY LEO

Monday 21st May 2018, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM @ The Jazz Cafe, 5 Parkway, Camden, London NW1 7PG  – Tickets: Standing £10 | Restaurant £15 We dedicate a night to exploring the musical life of Soweto, South Africa’s largest and most famous township in the company of Cape Town trumpeter Claude Deppa and Fela…

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