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October 2019

Archiving the Past, Reflecting the Future Tours

18th October 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on 5th October 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on 8th October 2019 at 4:00 pm

One event on 15th October 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on 18th October 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on 25th October 2019 at 4:00 pm

One event on 26th October 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on 31st October 2019 at 4:00 pm

Vijay Patel Building, De Montfort University, 8 Newarke Close
Leicester, LE2 7BJ United Kingdom
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Free

To coincide with Archiving the Past, Reflecting the Future take a walk round the city centre and discover hidden histories about Leicester, the Black British presence and the cultural contribution made to the East Midlands by the African and African Caribbean community. Tours will take approximately two hours. Please wear comfortable shoes and weather appropriate clothing.

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Black Workers Support Group

22nd October 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
City Hall, 115 Charles Street
Leicester, LE1 1FZ United Kingdom
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Black Workers Support Group The fifth annual event to celebrate Black History Month 2019 with theme of event is How to Increase Inclusion. The aim of the event is twofold; to highlight the role played by organisations / business in the community and the barriers and the impact to Black British professional locally and nationally within the education system and the arts.

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Every Cook Can Govern: The Life and Work of CLR James

23rd October 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Phoenix, 4 Midland Street
Leicester, LE1 1TG United Kingdom
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£7.50 – £9.20

Directors Ceri Dingle and Rob Harris, Documentary, UK, 2016, 121 min, TBC Interweaving never-before-seen footage of C.L.R. James with personal contributions from those who knew him and astute historical and political analysis from leading scholars of his work. Exploring issues from colonialism to cricket, the film looks at the life of a pivotal historian, journalist and socialist.

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Archiving the Past, Reflecting the Future Tours

25th October 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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One event on 5th October 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on 8th October 2019 at 4:00 pm

One event on 15th October 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on 18th October 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on 25th October 2019 at 4:00 pm

One event on 26th October 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on 31st October 2019 at 4:00 pm

Vijay Patel Building, De Montfort University, 8 Newarke Close
Leicester, LE2 7BJ United Kingdom
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Free

To coincide with Archiving the Past, Reflecting the Future take a walk round the city centre and discover hidden histories about Leicester, the Black British presence and the cultural contribution made to the East Midlands by the African and African Caribbean community. Tours will take approximately two hours. Please wear comfortable shoes and weather appropriate clothing.

Find out more »

Archiving the Past, Reflecting the Future Tours

26th October 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on 5th October 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on 8th October 2019 at 4:00 pm

One event on 15th October 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on 18th October 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on 25th October 2019 at 4:00 pm

One event on 26th October 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on 31st October 2019 at 4:00 pm

Vijay Patel Building, De Montfort University, 8 Newarke Close
Leicester, LE2 7BJ United Kingdom
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Free

To coincide with Archiving the Past, Reflecting the Future take a walk round the city centre and discover hidden histories about Leicester, the Black British presence and the cultural contribution made to the East Midlands by the African and African Caribbean community. Tours will take approximately two hours. Please wear comfortable shoes and weather appropriate clothing.

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Frantz Fanon: His Life, His Struggle, His Work and Catch a Fire

30th October 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Phoenix, 4 Midland Street
Leicester, LE1 1TG United Kingdom
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£7.50 – £9.20

Frantz Fanon: His Life, His Struggle, His Work Dir Cheikh Djemai, Algeria/France, 2001, 52 mins., in French and Arabic with English subtitles, TBC Frantz Fanon, was a psychiatrist, originally from Martinique, who became a spokesman for the Algerian revolution against French colonialism. Embittered by his experience with racism in the French Army, he gravitated to radical politics, Sartrean existentialism and the philosophy of Black consciousness known as negritude. The film traces the short and intense life of one of the…

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Archiving the Past, Reflecting the Future Tours

31st October 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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One event on 5th October 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on 8th October 2019 at 4:00 pm

One event on 15th October 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on 18th October 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on 25th October 2019 at 4:00 pm

One event on 26th October 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on 31st October 2019 at 4:00 pm

Vijay Patel Building, De Montfort University, 8 Newarke Close
Leicester, LE2 7BJ United Kingdom
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Free

To coincide with Archiving the Past, Reflecting the Future take a walk round the city centre and discover hidden histories about Leicester, the Black British presence and the cultural contribution made to the East Midlands by the African and African Caribbean community. Tours will take approximately two hours. Please wear comfortable shoes and weather appropriate clothing.

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November 2019

Creating a Promo Pack Course

26th November 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
£40 – £45

The Creating a Promoter Pack half a day course is designed to give you the tools to enable you to talk through and help you to pitch your work. Covering key details, the promotional pack should encapsulate your work and your concept. The course is fully accredited by the CPD Certification Service®.

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May 2020

Alternative LDIF20 Festival Pass

May 5 @ 7:00 pm - May 31 @ 11:30 pm
£10
On a pink background we see the silhouettes of five dancers. Overlaid are the words Festival Pass.

Support LDIF and Serendipity by purchasing an Alternative LDIF20 Festival Pass. All LDIF20 events are available online, free of charge, for 24 hours from the advertised start time. For a minimum donation of £10, you will have access to all of the festival content until Sunday 31 May. During this time, you will be able to revisit any event as many times as you like, at any time during the period covered by the Festival Pass. Your support enables us…

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June 2020

Windrush Day Lecture: Where Are We Now?

June 29 @ 6:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Online United Kingdom
£5 – £32.50
An old map of the Caribbean is overlaid with a modern map of the UK, with the words Windrush Day Lecture on top

This is the first in a series of annual events in Leicester making the anniversary of Windrush. Join us to celebrate the contribution of the Windrush Generation and their descendants. This lecture was originally scheduled to take place at City Hall, as an online event due to the ongoing situation with COVID19 you can still watch the recorded lecture by purchasing a ticket. Your £5 ticket gives you access to watch the recorded event until 11.59pm BST on Monday 29…

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