Really looking forward to our Zero + One = No Limit evening on Thursday at the Musician. The draft programme is here:is:
8.30pm Ian Mckie – 51
8.50 – Aunty Rachel Granger Benn – 21
9.10 – Andy Griffiths – 41
9.30 – Judy Hardman – 61
9.50 – Malc Randall‘s break, selling cds, maybe eating cake etc
10.10 – Mike Riley – 31
10.30 – Sheila Mosley – 61
10.50 – Pete Morton – 51 (it’s actually his birthday on Thursday 30 July smile emoticon )
Everyone is welcome, and it’s free to come in. Some people will be selling cds, and others may have a tin to collect donations for their favourite cause, and The Musician would appreciate selling some of their wares too. .
This is an exciting new organisation bringing politics, arts and culture together to effect change. It was initiated by left Unity – Leicester but now has its own momentum.
We need to think about:
o Who, what and why we are
o What are we going to do
Ø We need to find a name for the group that is simple and reflects what we are and want to do
and this is the priority for our next gathering.
Key words that have been used include: Provoke, delight, excite, inform, challenge, and – we need better words with these … – re-framing, re-forming Continue reading “Politics Arts Culture = People’s Arts Collective – Leicester”
This was fun, but has now run it’s time. Please do go to Yesim and taste their lovely food. We met on Sunday evenings at Yesim in Narborough Road, Leicester with our songs and music, poems and stories, cultures and languages, and instruments from different lands. Just from memory we’ve had people/language/instruments from England, Scotland, Ireland, (Wales – can someone remind me?), Kurdistan – Turkey and Syria, Turkey, China, France, Iran, USA, Caribbean, Korea, Romania, Poland, Spain, Somalia, India.
Have a look at the Facebook page for information:
The Circle was started through the energies of Chris Starbuck and continued after he left. It’s been a very special place for lots of us.
Ahmet Kaya (October 28, 1957 – November 16, 2000) is a Kurdish singer from Malatya, Turkey, who died on November 16, 2000 in exile in Paris