LETTERS TO OUR MOTHERS AND FATHERS
by Mandla Rae (ZI)

 

A CO-COMMISSION BETWEEN ARTREACH AND COMMONWORD

5 and 12 October

FREE

In a fast-paced technological world of DMs and videocalls, the ways we communicate are constantly evolving. Letters are a way to document and archive our own existence.
Poet Mandla Rae invites people from an asylum-seeking background to write and perform Letters to our Mothers and Fathers, to explore the ways we interact with our families.

 

What are the things we don’t say and why?
 

What are the effects of culture and tradition in communicating with our elders?

 

This series of workshops will end in two intimate performances for audiences to enjoy.


Saturday 5 October

12.00pm – 2.30pm

Longsight Library
Join Mandla Rae for a workshop to help you write your own letter.


An exhibition of the letters will be on display at Longsight Library from 27 September – 1 November.


Presented as part of Journeys Festival International and
Commonword’s Festival of Firsts.

TIMES AND LOCATION

Saturday 5 October
3.00pm
Longsight Library
519 Stockport Road
M12 4NE


Saturday 12 October
2.30pm
Cathedral Gardens
Corporation Street
M4 3BG

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