1998 BHM Events Listing image

1998 BHM Events Listing

Below shows the events listing for 1998 from an African Caribbean Citizens Forum newsletter (ACCF).

Listing

Thursday 1st October

6-8pm

The launch of the ‘Portraits of Our Lives Photography project

Ajani Centre

Free of Charge

 

Friday 2nd October

12.30-3.00pm

Lunch-time Reception and Launch of History Month by invitation.

African Caribbean Centre

 

Saturday 3rd October

7.30pm

Phoenix Dance Company

De Montfort Hall

£9.50/£7.50 concessions & Leisure pass, special 3 for 2 offer with Rapport.

 

Monday 5th October

7.30pm

Jean ‘Binta’ Breeze

Performing Poet,

Highfields Library,

Melbourne Road

Free of charge

 

Monday 5th October – Friday 9th October

6.30pm – 8.30pm

Youth Music Project

African Caribbean Centre

£2.00 per session

 

Monday 5th October – 16th October

A series of recorded interviews by members of the Afterschool Club

Ajani Centre

Free of charge

 

Wednesday 7th October

5-7pm

Dorling Kindersley CD Rom and Book Fair

Ajani Centre

Free of Charge

 

Wednesday 7th October

9.00pm

Comedy Talent Night

Y Theatre Night

£2.00

 

Monday 8th October

Black History Month Writer’s Workshop

2.00pm – 5.00pm

Bernadine Evaristo

African Caribbean Centre

Free of charge

 

Monday 8th October

7.30pm

The Lara Tour

African Caribbean Centre

£3.50 (£2.50)

 

 

Saturday 10th October

8.00pm

Upfront Comedy

Phoenix Arts Centre

£7.50 (£5.00)

 

Monday 12th October

7.30pm

Rap and DJ Event

Highfields Library,

98 Melbourne Road

Free of charge

 

Wednesday 14th October

2.00pm 5.00pm

Performance Poetry Workshop

Barleycroft Youth Centre,

Beaumont Leys

Free of charge

 

Wednesday 14th October

7.30pm

Performance Poetry

Barleycroft Youth Centre,

Beaumont Leys

Free of charge

 

Wednesday 14th October and Thursday 15th October

7.45pm

‘Return to the Caribbean’

Haymarket Theatre

£6.00 (£4.00)

 

Thursday 15th October

11.00-1.00pm

Living History Unit Oral History Project

Highfields Library

Free of charge

 

Thursday 15th October

8.00pm

Saloba Dance Theatre

Phoenix Arts Centre

£7.50 (£5.00)

 

Saturday 17th October

7.30pm

The Best of Black Inspiration

African Caribbean Centre

£4.00 (£3.00)

 

Sunday 18th October

7.30pm

Caribbean sounds

Phoenix Arts Centre

£7.50 (£5.00)

 

 

Monday 19th – 23rd October

1.00pm – 4.00pm

Mid term playscheme celebrates “Our Sisters in Herstory” workshops

Ajani Centre

 

Wednesday 21st October

7.30pm

Community Lecture

African Caribbean Centre

Tickets free from ACC

 

Friday 23rd October

5.30pm – 7.30pm

The Launch of Ajani Women and Girls Centre Limited Website

Ajani Centre

Free of charge

 

Friday 23rd October

8.00pm

‘Ruthless Rootless Vibes’

African Caribbean Centre

£5.00 (£3.50)

 

Saturday 24th October

10.00 – 4.00pm

The needs of African Caribbean Elders Windrush conference ‘98

By invitation

Moot Community College

 

Saturday 24th October

7.30pm

Windrush Leicester event Tribute Special

African Caribbean Centre

£10.00 admission – includes dinner

 

Sunday 25th October

2.30pm and 3.30pm

Blue Gross Dance initiative

Leicester Museum and Art Gallery, New Walk

Admission Free

 

Monday 26th October

2.30pm – 4.30pm

Living History Unit Oral History Project

Extracts from Carlton Sweeny’s book ‘Flight”

 

Friday 30th October

Ajani Annual General Meeting

Venue and time to be confirmed

 

Friday 30th October

A Black History Month Celebration

Y Theatre

£5.00 (£3.50) & £1.00 for under 16’s

 

Saturday 31st October

7.30pm

Black Theatre Co-op & The Warehouse Theatre

£5.00 (£3.50)

African Caribbean Centre

 

Saturday 31st October

8.00pm -2.00am

Blasts from the Past

LUCA Centre

 

EXHIBITIONS

All October

9.00am – 9.00pm

An exhibition of stills and quotes taken from The Black Community video documentary

 

Friday 2nd October and Saturday 3rd October

A Black Community Video installation

Bar Y, The Y, 7 East Street

 

Sunday 18th October – Friday 30th October

Windrush

Highfields Library

 

Sunday 18th October – Friday 30th October

Carnival Costumes – Photographic display

Guildhall

 

Monday 19th October – Thursday 29th October

Caribbeans in Leicester a Living History

African Caribbean Centre

 

Monday 19th October – Thursday 29th October

Jamaica Circa 1990

African Caribbean Centre

 

References:

African Caribbean Citizens Forum, ‘Events Listing’, Rapport Magazine, Issue 2, September 1998, p. 3.

Donated by Carol Varley: African Caribbean Citizens Forum