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SLAVE TRADE LEGACIES: COLOUR OF MONEY REACHES NATIONAL LOTTERY AWARDS FINAL

VOTE NOW:  http://www.lotterygoodcauses.org.uk/project/slave-trade-legacies-colour-money SLAVE TRADE LEGACIES: COLOUR OF MONEY The riches derived from the transatlantic slave trade are evident to this day in many of the UK’s leading visitor attractions. This project explored how these sites and their former owners profited from the toil and suffering of enslaved Africans. Volunteers developed transferable skills as they

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Black Lives Matter – Lyrically Inspired – Lyric Competition

Win the chance to perform alongside Akala and some of Nottingham’s finest home-grown talent at the international event – October Dialogues: Black Lives Matter, Nottingham Contemporary. http://www.nottinghamcontemporary.org/event/black-lives-matter Poets, performers, musicians, rappers and singers – tell us … Why do Black Lives Matter? The rules are simple 1. Write your lyrics 2. Record them 3. Send

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Bright Ideas Opportunities!

We are currently on the look out for: Carers of any age in Nottingham who would like to join the Carers Reference Group, which meets every few months to help improve services available to carers in Nottingham. The group meets with workers from the Carers Federation as well as local Councillors, to feed back views

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Out of the Margins and Onto the Main Page

Focus group for Black girls and young women, aged 16 to 30   With Dr Victoria Showunmi, The Institute of Education, University of London   Monday 12th May, 6pm to 7.30pm, 7 Mansfield Road, Nottingham, NG1 3FB Tuesday 13th May, 12.30pm to 2pm at PATRA, Marcus Garvey Centre, Lenton Boulevard, Nottingham, NG7 2BY   Take

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Bubble-It has moved venue…

Our new-look reggaerobics classes are back for 2014 at a brand new venue!  Bubble-It! With fabulous instructor, Carol Burrell 7pm to 8pm Thursdays The Marcus Garvey  Centre, Lenton Blvd, Nottingham NG7 2BY ‎ Only £3 per class  Classes funded by the community for the community. Accept no imitations! For more information about Bubble-It (Reggaerobics), FREE Bollybeats (aerobics Bollywood style)

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Women Mean Business 2!

    Due to the great success of the first programme, we’re hoping to run the whole thing again! Missed it the first time round? Click the link below to view the blog and find out more: www.wmbnottingham.wordpress.com Interested? Email events@brightideasnottingham.co.uk to be added to the new WMB mailing list. PLEASE NOTE: This programme of events

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Hearts and Minds updates!

                  – Reggaerobics starts back on Thursday 10th April, 7pm at The Vine Community Centre, off Bobbersmill Road, NG7. – The Samia Jawaid Khaliq Challenge for women starts back on Saturday 26 April, 4pm at Jawaid Khaliq Boxing Academy, 31 Hungerhill Road (Sycamore Millenium Cenre, NG3 4NB).

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