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GLEANINGS from cultural diversity south east digest: January 14, 2007

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Subject: FW: Roots Events

From: Monika_dot_Richards_at_artscouncil_dot_org_dot_uk

Date: Mon, 15 Jan 2007 11:19:00 -0000

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Story Telling Workshop 

Roots _at_ BBC Southern Counties Radio & Arts Council South East present:

"Tell Me Your Story"

Whether you are male or female, aged 18 or 108 our experienced storyteller

will teach you how to bring your stories to life.

The theme for the day is one of transition or personal journeys. The day

will culminate in a get together at BBC Southern Counties Radio for you and

your family, and you will get a CD of your story to keep.

Date:           Sat 3rd February 2007

Time:           9:30 am - 6:30 pm                                      

Cost:            Free

to register your interest call the bbc action desk on freephone 0800 88 8806


Return to the Rhythm 

Did you sing in a choir or for your family, friends, or at school? Would you

like to perform again, this time coached by an international recording

artist and vocal coach?  Re-ignite your passion for music with free vocal

improvisation master class, taught by award winning artist Cleveland

Watkiss. This is a BBC Southern Counties Radio & Arts Council SouthEast

Roots event.

when: Sat & Sun, 17th and 18th Feb 2007 & Sat & Sun, 24th and 25th Feb 

time: 09:30 am to 06:00 pm 

cost: Free 

contact:  BBC Action Desk - Free phone 0800 888 806  Closing Date: 10th


what you'll learn:

·       Discussion on posture, breathing, projection.

·       Techniques for unlocking and freeing the voice, controlling nervousness

·       Composing techniques, solo voice singing, group improvisation


·       All singers, poets, rappers, spoken voice

·       you must have some experience of singing

·       You must be willing to commit to both weekends 

·       You must be willing to take part in a performance with Cleveland on

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I rang the number to see WHERE these two events are being held - bloke on t'other end wasn't sure (!) but 
the final song performance is at the Pavilion Brighton and he presumes that both workshops are taking place
there too.  Sorry - I did my best! 1d x


Subject: FW: LLL e-bulletin

From: Monika_dot_Richards_at_artscouncil_dot_org_dot_uk

Date: Mon, 15 Jan 2007 11:18:29 -0000

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Friday 26 January, 7.30pm 

Dukeıs Room, The Grand Hotel, Eastbourne 

Imtiaz Dharker, Choman Hardi, Maria Jastrzebska and Mandy Murray 

Eastbourne International Poetry Evening 

Readings by three poets with highly individual voices that highlight the way

wider political and social patterns distort and colour personal experience

and the perceptions of self and others. 

Imtiaz Dharker was born in Pakistan, grew up a Muslim Calvinist in a Lahori

household in Glasgow and eloped with a Hindu Indian to live in Bombay. She

now lives in London and Bombay and has published three collections of poetry

with Bloodaxe Books, most recently The terrorist at my table. 

Maria Jastrzebska was born in Poland and now lives in Sussex. Her most

recent collection, Syrena, explores themes of family, displacement and

belonging. According to legend, Syrena is a fighting mermaid with sword and

shield that guards the poetıs home city of Warsaw,. 

Choman Hardi was born in Iraqi Kurdistan and lived variously in Iran and

Iraq before her family were finally forced into exile by Saddam Husseinıs

notorious chemical weapon attack on the Kurds. She now lives in Britain and

her first collection of poems in English, published by Bloodaxe, is entitled

Life For Us.  

Plus: heart rending traditional music for solo concertina by Mandy Murray. 

(SEFAN member)

Venue: Dukeıs Room, The Grand Hotel, King Edwardıs Parade, Eastbourne, East

Sussex BN21 4EQ. 

Tickets £5.00 on the door only.  

For reservations, contact the Lewes Live Literature office on 01273 483181 /




Subject: FW: Job posting - urgent please than ks.

From: Monika_dot_Richards_at_artscouncil_dot_org_dot_uk

Date: Mon, 15 Jan 2007 11:19:24 -0000

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Cultural Diversity South East newsgroup



We need an experienced project manager with considerable financial and

administrative skills to help develop this year's Cowley Road Carnival,

taking place on the streets of Oxford on July 1st and now established as the

largest free event in Oxfordshire. 

The post would be short term (now until March) but with the possibility of


Responsibilities would include recruiting the carnival's community

development worker; undertaking a skills audit with the current steering

group; systems development including financial, budgetary and database;

initial project management, licensing and health and safety permissions;

networking with national carnivals and assessing collaborative potential.

 Payment would be on a freelance basis and to be discussed dependent on


Please contact Adrian Sell, East Oxford Action, for further information and

full job description.

Tel : 01865 203367 adrian_at_eastoxford_dot_com.


Education and Outreach Officer, 

Pilgrimage Exhibition, 

Ashmolean Inter Faith Service, 

Ashmolean Museum, 

Beaumont Street, 

Oxford OX2

Tel : 07796 175 492 

Office : 01865 288078

Penny Allen      /      Anthony John Allen

South East Folk Arts Network:
Charity registered in England and Wales No: 1111883
Company Limited by Guarantee No: 5114495 registered in Cardiff

Meltdown English Ceilidhs:

89 Hollingbury Park Avenue, Brighton,  BN1 7JQ
Tel.  +44 (0)1273 541453
Fax. +44 (0)1273 554189