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Race, Class & Politics

Starts 05:30 PM to 08:30 PM
Fyfe Hall
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Race, Class & Politics

Screening of the film '#ThereIsBlackInTheUnionJack' and panel discussion.

Black South West Network brings you a screening of the film and history project by Black South West Network (BSWN) "#ThereIsBlackInTheUnionJack" which looks at the relationships between heritage, race, identity and belonging for the Black and Ethnic Minority community in Bristol.

Following the film, a panel discussion will explore the issues of identity, inclusion and belonging in future cities.

This is part of a series of events with key partner organisations across the city to stimulate a discussion about civic and political participation.

The schedule for the evening will be:

Event chair: Rob Mitchell (Firstborn Studios CIC)

5.30 - 6.00pm Registration & Can Do Bristol networking

6.00 - 6:45pm Welcome, introductions and screening of '#ThereISBlackInTheUnionJack’ film

6:45 - 8.15pm Q&A with panel of local speakers

  • Cllr Afzal Shah, Bristol City Council
  • Abdul Ahmed, Bristol Somali Forum
  • Lawrence Hoo, Poet & Local activist
  • Emma Harvey, Trinity Community Arts
  • Sado Jirde, BSWN

8.15pm - 8.30pm Final remarks and close of event

This is a FREE event happening at 3 different venues across Bristol, you will need to register using the ticket link on the left hand side to attend. Please ensure you choose the event happening on 12th March for the screening at the Trinity Centre.

BSWN is regional BAME Infrastructure organisation supporting BAME community organisations across the South West. As we’re approaching the upcoming mayoral & local elections, BSWN (Black South West Network) is planning a series of events with key partner organisations across the city; Inner city, Knowle West and Southmead, about Race, Class and Politics, to stimulate a discussion about civic and political participation within under-represented communities in decision making processes.

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