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Lyric Hammersmith Theatre presents

The Prologue: Opening Ceremony

As part of For The Culture: Celebrations of Blackness Festival
28 Jan, 6.30pm
Running time
60 minutes
Main House

Opening Ceremony

Join us for the official opening ceremony of our inaugural festival For The Culture: Celebrations of Blackness featuring a dazzling line-up of musicians and acrobatics including performances from the Endurance Steel Orchestra, the One Drum Foundation, traditional Mbira player Millicent Chapanda and poetry performances by Ronke Adekoluejo. Plus, you’ll get to meet our co-curators for a special welcome as we set the tone for our packed three-day festival honouring Blackness through art, performance, conversation, love, and joy.

For the Culture is curated by Dr Peggy Brunache, Lecturer in the History of Atlantic Slavery & Director of the Beniba Centre for Slavery Studies at University of Glasgow, Tinuke Craig, Lyric Artistic Associate and Nicholai La Barrie, Lyric’s Associate Director.

Admission is free but tickets must be booked in advance.