The Pre-colonnial History of Africa, the America’s and the Caribbean
Footprints through History – Workshop and Exhibition.
Taking Africa as the cradle of civilisation and focusing in on the Caribbean Region, this workshop explores the influences and interconnected history, cultures and traditions that not only combine to form “Black British” history, but also highlights how these contributions have helped shape modern society globally.
Starting in 2AD exhibition and workshop follows a timeline of “Black British” History from 2AD to the year 2000.
Sourced from “The Oxford Companion to Black British History” the workshops are immersive and entertaining providing essential knowledge for anyone who wants to understand the long and fascinating history of black people in the British Isles.
Covering the African auxiliaries stationed on Hadrian’s Wall in the 2nd century AD, North African Roman Emperor Septimius Severus, through John Edmonstone, who taught taxidermy to Charles Darwin, Mary Seacole, the ‘Black Florence Nightingale’, and Walter Tull, footballer and First World War officer, to the new Millenium.
A unique design and delivery brings this history to life, in rich and lasting detail. Provides an overview of the black presence in Britain, and the rich and diverse contribution made to British society.
‘Footprints Through History’
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NRP’s Art Medicineare creative practices that promote healing, wellness, coping and personal change. These traditional healing arts include music, art, dance/movement, poetry/writing, and drama therapies. These approaches combine artistic expression with psychological awareness and communication and are led by therapists experienced in all areas.
Poetry E.motion (Poem) is not a workshop itself, it is the method by which all our workshops are delivered and are designed to work in a similar way to “Pick n Mix” sweets, but this is for workshops.