Black History Month, Glasgow, October, 2015

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Black History Month, Surreal Short Fiction and more

Scottish Writers Centre

‘The Power of Words’: Celebrating Black History Month

Tuesday 13th of October, 2015 7pm – 8.30pm

Club Room, CCA, Glasgow

Free Admission

October is Black History Month, and to celebrate we’re having an open mic night for works that engage with the power of words to create meaningful change in the world.

Tendai Huchu

Co-hosted by special guests Tendai Huchu, novelist and translator, and Chief Amu, African Storyteller and Musician, the evening will be a combination of live readings, video presentations, and audience submissions.

If you’d like to submit poetry or a work of short prose (readers will be given ten minutes at the microphone), send your entry to [email protected]

Submissions will close shortly, so be quick if you’d like to contribute!

CCA: 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow G2 3JD

‘It Wisnae Us’ Exhibition: The Truth about Glasgow and Slavery

‘It Wisnae Us’ Exhibition: The Truth about Glasgow and Slavery

Burrell Collection Pollok Country Park

1st – 31st October, 2015

Additional events to be added.

Full details

The Colonial Merchants of Glasgow: Townhouses and Landed Estates GOMA Friday 9th October, 2015


Glasgow Merchants House

The Colonial Merchants of Glasgow: Townhouses and Landed Estates 

Gallery of Modern Art

Friday 9th October, 2015

Dr Stephen Mullen

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Poetry from Palestinian Diaspora 

Poetry from Palestinian Diaspora

Poems and prose from exiled Palestinian poet Iyad Hayatleh. Torn between identity from Glasgow, Damascus and Galilee.

6 and 8 October, 2015 – Full details

Rosemount Lifelong Learning – From Asmara to Glasgow- Untold Memories of Eritrea
From Asmara to Glasgow: The Untold Stories of Eritrea, Rosemount Lifelong Learning 12 October, 2015
Jeanette Winterson Wednesday 7 October, 2015 1 p.m. Waterstones Sauchiehall St

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