• Black History Family Day - Free Event

  • Sat, 09-11-2019 at 12:00
  • Brighton Dome Concert Hall
    Church Street
    BN1 1UE Brighton
Black History Family Day - Free Event - Brighton Dome Concert Hall - Brighton

Don’t miss Black History’s annual celebration of African and Caribbean culture and heritage. Your whole family is invited to join the fun. Dance to the rhythms, listen to the stories, get creative, feast, express yourself. Celebrate!Activities confirmed so farArts and Craftso Have a go at sandpaintingo Create your own percussion instrumento Contribute your design to Black History’s event bunting.Discovero Talks & workshopso Cultural tales of Manding Empire told through the Kora (west African harp) by Griots (West African oral history story tellers)o A Black History film about the life story of Thomas Highflyer, by Judith Ricketts, followed by a talk with Bert Williams and Suchi ChatterjeeRhythms & beatso Join in the opening ceremony featuring African drummers.o Drumming workshop – get into the groove with Gambian master drummer Bucarr Ndowo DJ Tusk will play the best beats from around the world all afternoonCelebrate in styleo Face paintingo Head wrapping - choose from a wide range of beautiful African fabrics and have your head wrapped in the latest stylesFeasto Indulge in a fusion of flavours from East Africa and Gujarat from Kitgum Kitcheno Traditional Caribbean cooking served by the Island TakeawayIn addition to the event there is also the Black History Bus Tour on the same day Saturday 9th November 2019. Departing 11am from Brighton Dome North Street entrance Join us for a family fun Black History Bus tour across the city on board the "Thomas Highflyer" BusA collaboration between B&H Bus Company, Black History & Brighton Dome.The tour will take you to city landmarks that represent the historical contributions and stories of BME residents of Brighton and Hove with commentary by Bert Williams MBE & Suchi Chatterjee.A family friendly activity. Participants will receive a 20-page booklet, as a memento of the tour. This event is scheduled to last approximately 1.5 hours. Wheelchair accessible, please get in touch to ensure your spot70 places maximum.Children under 12 come free, must come with an adult, 2 children per 1 adult max.Welcome Return to Brighton Dome Tickets are £3 per person. To book please see the below link https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/thomas-highflyer-heritage-bus-tour-tickets-74471551415