Tullie House, together with AWAZ Cumbria and The Wordsworth Trust will be bringing another inspiring and impactful public event, with interactive workshops, creative response and discussion.
After the fantastic response from last year's Black History Month event, Tullie House, together with AWAZ Cumbria and The Wordsworth Trust will be bringing another inspiring and impactful public event, with interactive workshops, creative response and discussion.
This year focuses on valuing inspirational individuals and events involving black and ethnic minority communities, and acknowledge those who contribute to and help our society today.
Refreshments will be served in the Tullie House Garden Resturant from 5-6pm.
The evening consists of the following programme:
5pm – The Garden Restaurant will be serving a free buffet to all attendees
6pm - Talk from AWAZ Cumbria about Origins of BME people in Carlisle and our shared heritage.
6.30pm – Film screening - 'This Place' by Nick Pemberton and Phil Hewitson of Film Cumbria and Tolivar Productions.
In this moving film, 16 people from different parts of the world, who have made their homes in Carlisle, talk about the places they have come from and what brought them to Cumbria. The film gives a sense of ongoing history and highlights our shared humanity, whatever our culture, language, place of origin or ethnicity.
7pm – 9pm Exhibition viewing (including objects from the Tullie House collection as well as information about John Kent, the UK's first black policeman who was appointed as a Constable to the Carlisle City Police force and Roman soldiers from all over the world who evidently lived in Cumbria.
Tickets: FREE no booking required.