Black Gold Arts Festival

Saturday 18 November 2017 Contact Theatre. Bringing together established and emerging Black, Asian, and minority ethnic (BAME) artists from dance, theatre, film and live and performance art, with new work, critically acclaimed pieces, and some stuff just for fun. A new force, led by artists, working for artists.

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Diamond by David Hoyle

Diamond explores LGBT history spanning the 60-year period from 1957 to 2017 through the personal biography of David Hoyle.

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Based on real-life accounts collected from Syrian refugees, aid workers, activists, journalists and photographers, Spring Reign features live per­formance, video, original music performed by Chris Davies, and frontline photography by Musa Chowdhury.

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Who Wants To Live Forever? by Cheryl Martin

Who Wants To Live Forever? is about one woman’s life-long love for Billie Holiday’s music, for the stars, and for her lost baby brother. It’s about camping holidays and friendship; about learning how to sing so that you can sing to the stars; about loss and memory, and turning memory into myths of Amazon princesses sailing the skies. About falling stars, and why we all love them.

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Blindspots by Rachel Goodyear

Blind Spots is a unique experiment in the connections between visual art, music and performance.

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Testimony by Yvonne Shelton

An intersection of music, dance, light and digital image-mapping in a visceral audio-visual landscape — Testimony explores the possibilities of language and movement, transforming meaning to reach a higher state of awareness.

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