Tickets: FREE
Coventry Caribbean Association 159 Spon St, Coventry CV1 3BB
Sat 25 Sep 2021 @ 15.00
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BBC CSL: In Ira Aldridge’s Footsteps

Sat 25 Sep 2021 @ 15.00
Coventry Caribbean Association
159 Spon St, Coventry CV1 3BB
Duration: 1 hour
FREE

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Guideline Audience Age Range: 14+

BBC Contains Strong Language 2021 is a partnership between the BBC, Coventry City of Culture Trust, Writing West Midlands and Nine Arches Press, and is supported by Arts Council England, the British Council, Creative Lives and Jerwood Arts.

When Ira Aldridge, an African-American actor, came to Coventry in 1828 to manage The Coventry Theatre, he left a legacy for the people of Coventry. Join a discussion with poets Roy McFarlane, Siana Bangura and young Coventry writers exploring Aldridge's impact on the city. Chaired by Chrissie Okorie, Maokwo.

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