Speakerbox – A collaborative film project

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Join us at Arnolfini to celebrate the premiere of Speakerbox, a collaborative film project between artists Rob Mitchell, Shawn Sobers and young people from Full Circle @Docklands aged 8-13 in response to John Akomfrah’s Vertigo Sea.

The event will take place between 2pm and 4pm on Sunday April 10th 2016.

Shawn Sobers is a filmmaker, photographer, writer and lecturer.

Rob Mitchell has worked as a creative media producer of film, video and various media.

In 1999, Shawn and Rob worked together to form Firstborn Creatives, an independent production company for broadcast television, which has since established a strong reputation for using creative media to educate, entertain and give people a platform for creative expression.

When? Sunday 10th of April 2016

Where do we meet? There will also be a gathering outside Docklands Youth Centre at 2.30pm. We will walk together to Arnolfini where the film is shown and where there will be a celebration at 3.30pm, finishing at 4pm.

See more on the Arnolfini website

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The Seven Saints of St. Pauls Heritage Mural Initiative

In honour of the Bristol West Indian Parents and Friends Association

The St Pauls Carnival is one of the longuest established Caribbean style Carnivals in the United Kingdom and 2018 will mark its 50th Anniversary.
In June 2015, Iconic Black Bristolians in partnership with 121 Creatives will be launching the first of our Summer Artival Exhibitions and will introduce The Seven Saints of St. Pauls, who are the seven founders of the St. Pauls Festival.

The free exhibition, running from the 29th of June to the 4th of July, will include illustrated portraits with accompanying biographies and will be the launch of The Seven Saints of St Pauls Heritage Mural Initiative.

The Seven Saints of St. Pauls Heritage Mural Initiative is a two-year project, which will see the erection of seven murals painted in the St. Pauls area of Bristol to celebrate the achievements of some of our key members of the African Caribbean diaspora in Bristol; The seven saints of St. Pauls.

For more information, contact : 121gary@121creatives.co.uk

Exhibition bristol july 2015

Black History Month exhibition of portraits

To celebrate Black History Month, an exhibition of portraits celebrating “some of the most celebrated and respected” Black Bristolians past, present and future starts on October 27th at 7pm.

The exhibition is by Michelle Curtis, an artist, illustrator, Graphic Designer and winner of the 2014 Stanley Hooper Award.

See the flyer below for more details.

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Free reading group on Black British Poetry

To celebrate Black History Month in October, Full Circle is hosting free reading meetings starting on the 13th of October and running for 5 weeks on Black British Poetry for anyone who is interested in learning more about the breadth and diversity of poetry from Britain’s many BME communities. Read more below.

Contact: arts-fyah@bristol.ac.uk and delroy@fullcircleproject.org.uk

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