Two New Beacon 50th Anniversary Events - Changing Britannia: Through the Arts and Activism by Professor Gus John and A Meeting of the Continents: International Poetry Night hosted by Linton Kwesi Johnson

The GPI in collaboration with Arts Council England, the British Library and Speaking Volumes Live Literature Productions, presents two events on Saturday 3 December:

Changing Britannia: Through Arts and Activism by Professor Gus John  4:30 - 6:00pm   Price: £5.00

The Caribbean Artists Movement 1966-1972: The Fiftieth Anniversary

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The GPI regrets to inform you that due to unforseen circumstances Professor Gordon Rohlehr will not be in attendance at this event on Sunday 20 November at 3pm as originally advertised. Errol Lloyd, Nicole-Rachelle Moore and Anne Walmsley are all expected as scheduled.

We look forward to seeing you at what promises to be an enjoyable afternoon of stimulating discussion!

The Caribbean Artists Movement 1966-1972: The Fiftieth Anniversary

Continuing in a series of events celebrating the 50th anniversary of New Beacon Books, on Sunday 20 November the GPI and New Beacon Books present a public discussion on:The Caribbean Artists Movement which was founded 50 years ago in 1966.

Publishing for Activism

As part of our ongoing celebration of the 50th anniversary of New Beacon Books, the third in a series of events takes place:

The Development of the Black British Novel

Join us as the GPI and New Beacon Books proudly present a discussion an d public reading on The Development of the Black British Novel  with authors Yvvette Edwards and Ruel White on Wednesday 19 October at 7:00pm.

White's novel Heroes Through the Day was published by New Beacon in 1990 and treated with the issue of Black working class youth. Edwards is a contemporary novelist whose work also shines a light on elements of the Black British experience; her most current book is titled The Mother

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