Victor Richards

Victor Richards born in London and moved to Leicester in 1964.

Listen below to find out more about Victor:

 

Explains where he was born and his move to Leicester:

 

Recalls his family and life growing up in Leicester:

 

Recalls a fashion show he organised in Birmingham ‘Fashion Through the Ages’, which was a springboard to his future career:

 

Explains his interest in African and African Caribbean heritage:

 

Recalls his inspiration for creating ‘Streets Paved with Gold’:

 

Explains the concept and creation behind ‘Streets Paved with Gold’:

 

Recalls venues where he performed ‘Streets Paved with Gold’ within Black History Month:

 

Recalls performing at the Haymarket Theatre in Black History Month, 1998:

 

Explains his thoughts on approaches to education with Black History:

 

Explains his thoughts on the future of Black History Month:

 

Listen to Victor below: ‘Streets Paved with Gold’: