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3rd August 2023 – A spectacular audio-visual review of the life and times of Marshall Taylor – the world’s first black sporting superstar. Part of the UCI Cycling World Championships.

Dates: Thursday 3rd August
Time: 12.10pm
Location: George Square – Glasgow
Cost: Free event

#theAfrowegian Soundsystem presents…‘Major’ Taylor The Fastest Bicycle Rider in the World.

Run time: 40 mins
Location: Stage in George Square Date: 03.08.23

Courtney Stoddart – Spoken Word Artist
Okata –
AiiTee – Singer/Songwriter
Nathan Somevi –

Animated Films by #theAfrowegian

Pre-recorded Interviews
Lynne Tolman – President of Major Taylor Association (USA)
Fred Nolan – Illustrator (worked on Major Taylor film)

We are seeking further comments from professional cyclists to accompany the pre-recorded interviews.

28th/29th/30th October – A Black Gaze on Galoshans

Dates: 28th/29th/30th October
Time: 1900 – 2100
Location: Waterfront facing wall of the Beacon Arts Centre
Cost: Free event

Animated performances of the Galoshans Halloween play projected onto the walls of the Arts Centre, devised and adapted in consultation with BPOC living, working or associated with Inverclyde

Saturday 22nd October – ‘Southern Fried’ – A celebratory Caribbean Cooking event.

Date Sat 22nd October
Time 1100-1200 Cooking event 1200-1230 Audience Q & A
Location – Beacon Arts Centre
Registration – Ticketed free event register here –

In the fourth event the afrowegian is curating for Black History Month in Inverclyde, Jideofor is joined by academic and food historian Peggy Brunache.

Whilst cooking Caribbean delicacies they will discuss the history of Caribbean food and discuss what can be learned about the lives of slaves in the Caribbean through the food they cooked and this food’s influence on our eating habits today.

Audiences will have an opportunity to taste the food created at the event.

This event is free but you’ll need to register to attend. Get them now. Places are going fast!