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Black Cultural Archives events and workshops

If you missed the Carers Hub outing to the Cultural Archives last week, don't worry we will be having another one soon.

In the meantime, the Cultural Archives have sent us some information about forthcoming events and workshops you may be interested in:

These events are especially for mental health service users and carers and for the elders community.

We are looking for groups for the Silver Diamonds Elders Takeover (Thu 23 October) and Open Mind, Open Lives (Thu 30 Oct) the session will be tailored to the groups requirements and explore our current exhibition.

Lunchtime Talk - Black Mental Health: Changing Public Perception
Friday 24 October, 1pm (45 min)
Matilda MacAttram, Founder and Director of Black Mental Health UKwill be speaking about her ground breaking work that has changed public perception and transformed the debate on black people and mental illness. More information: http://bcaheritage.org.uk/lunchtime-talks/
Tickets: £5/£3
Book online: http://bit.ly/1rh29kL

Silver Diamonds Elders Takeover

Thursday 23 October, 1.30pm – 4pm
Elders are invited to share their stories and experiences reflecting on earlier times of social change and activism, and as a response create a group calypso with Alexander D. Great. This workshop will explore the lives of revolutionary women such as Olive Morris spotlighted in the current exhibition, Re-imagine: Black Women in Britain. More information: http://bcaheritage.org.uk/programme/workshops/

Tickets: £7

Book online: http://bit.ly/1uBaNR8

Open Mind, Open Lives

Thursday 30 October, 1.30pm – 4pmExplore the lives of three women from the 15th and 16th centuries, who were almost written out of history.Share stories of women who have inspired you and create your own personal monologue. This workshop is especially for mental health users and carers. More information: http://bcaheritage.org.uk/programme/workshops/

Tickets: £7

Book online: http://bit.ly/1sePhkH

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