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Sat 16th & Friday 22nd December – Mask making workshop

#theafrowegian presents an African mask making workshop at The Watt Institute in Greenock.


Dates:
Friday 22nd December
Time: 2 sessions; 1000 – 1100, 1130 – 1230

Dates: Saturday 23rd December
Time: 2 sessions; 1000 – 1100, 1130 – 1230


Location:
Watt Institute in Greenock
Cost: Free event

Come along and get inspired by the masks on display and dip into the archive at the Watt to get inspired to create your own unique mask. This workshop is open to all ages and no previous experience is needed. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

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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

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

Film
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