Saturday 27 June 2pm-5.00pm
BFI Southbank (near Royal Festival Hall) Belvedere Road SE1
Tube: Waterloo. Tickets ₤5, best to book early Phone 0207 928 3232 www.bfi.org.uk/southbank
Two films by hardcore and long term anti-racist Colin Prescod, currently chair of the Institute for Race Relations. A Town Under Siege shows how blacks and asians in Southall organised to resist racist attacks between 1976 and 1981. From You Were Black, You Were Out ! describes the conditions in Ladbroke Grove, when black people mobilised against white racist gang attacks in 1958 Followed by Q and A with Colin Prescod.
Saturday 27 June 12.00pm-3.00pm
Tube: Aldgate East, Liverpool St ₤6 adults, under 16 free
Venue: on application
This session will see three women from various professions explain exactly how they got into them.
Natalie: Buy Side Equities Analyst & Trader
Pamela: Own IT Training company for 20 years
Monica: Consultant Clinical Psychologist
Each woman will start their story at primary school and explain what the obstacles were /are and how they overcame them. If you've ever complained about how Africa & women are shown in the media you need to attend this with some young people
also Patricia will explain how and she is moving her whole family to Africa even though her parents come from the Caribbean and she was born here.