Past Event

Some Small Isle

5 Feb 2019

From 2017, British government policy put people from Commonwealth territories who arrived in the UK before 1973 increasingly at risk of deportation. These hostile government policies struck poet Zena Edwards, whose mother was asked to fill forms to prove her residence; and prompted Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff to edit Mother Country, an anthology documenting the importance of the HMT Empire Windrush. Together with poet-musician Roger Robinson, Zena and Charlie discuss how Black people document their histories and how they respond to injustice as artists – whether beautifully or brutally.Please note that Sharmaine Lovegrove will no longer be on the panel for this event, due to illness. 


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