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Tue, 18 Oct




Presented by Lyrici Arts A celebration of Black heritage artists in Medway and Kent What do home and heritage mean to you? This summer and autumn Medway based Black heritage artists will be collaborating to create and tour a show exploring what home, identity and culture means to them.

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Time & Location

18 Oct 2022, 19:30

Gillingham, Midkent College Medway Campus, Medway Rd, Gillingham ME7 1FN, UK

Show Details

A rich storytelling experience that feeds your imagination and nourishes the soul. Stories of love. Of fantasy. Of adventure. Of home. Of warmth. Of transformation. Of joy.

This October, join Lyrici Arts at the table for a soulful storytelling feast that will draw you into a journey that is both intimate and epic in scope. Four compelling tales from four remarkable Black heritage artists, take audiences around the world and across time on a passage of self-discovery. Voyage with us to council house number 11 in England, to Nigeria, to Jamaica, to Ghana, and other worldly realms. Encounter Anansi the Spider, discover self love, immerse yourself in a heart felt family gathering, and hear from ancestors from near and afar.

The stories are familiar, yet never before heard: about family, about food, about love, about history and identity. Showcasing an assortment of lyrical styles and modes of storytelling, this is an experience that will leave you full and changed forever.

‘Rich, enchanting and adventurous’

‘Storytelling with a touch of magic and soul’

‘A theatrical storytelling feast’

Show Information

The tour begins on the 10th of October and consists of four live and digital performances:

10th October, Gulbenkian Theatre, 7.30pm

11th October, Woodville Theatre, 1.15pm

18th October, GlassBox Theatre, 1.15pm

18th October, GlassBox Theatre, 7.30pm

18th October, Livestream, 7.30pm

We close the tour on the 18th October with a celebration in Medway. Join us on this date for a post show party, featuring complimentary Caribbean canapes and soul music from a live band.

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