Herland curated by Collect:if
5th May at 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm| £5 - £15.00
May’s Herland will be curated and hosted by Collect:if – the GWL based network for Women of Colour creatives.
Herland curated by Collect:if, Friday 5th May, 7pm to 10pm
Collect:if members from across Scotland are collaborating to bring together a truly ground-breaking evening of arts and cutting edge performances by women working across an array of genres. This promises to be a landmark evening when Women of Colour take to the stage, call the shots and showcase some of the best in performance, music, and food, blended with the welcoming, uplifting Herland flavour. Alongside the performances, Fusion Bites and Soul Food Sisters will be providing delicious food and there’ll also be a cash bar selling alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.
Performers on the night include:
Sim Bajwa, Edinburgh based writer and contributer to Nasty Women
Clan Macondo, a group who promote Latin American and AfroCaribbean culture through music and dance
The talented flautists Diljeet Bhachu and Hannah Lee
Suria Tei (Chiew-Siah Tei), author of ‘The Mouse Deer Kingdom’ and ‘Little Hut of Leaping Fishes’
Nags Kamel, visual artist and filmmaker
MC: Sim Bajwa
Art: Hannah Moitt
Dress code: Cultural dress encouraged. Show us who you are and how you define yourself.
Get here before the performances begin and you can get our horoscope read by Clan Macondo! Everyone is welcome!
Pay it Forward
GWL is always striving to be as open, inclusive and accessible as possible. As we understand the price of the Herland tickets can be a barrier to some women, we are operating a Pay it Forward policy on tickets. These Pay it Forward tickets will go to Women of Colour who would not otherwise be able to attend and will also help us support the event. Please consider contributing to the Pay it Forward fund by selecting Pay it Forward donation/s below. Thank you for your support.
This event is open to all (18+) and we prefer for tickets to be booked in advance whenever possible. This event costs £15 full price. We offer subsidised places at £10 for students, people on a low income, unemployed or those in receipt of benefit and Friends of GWL. If you are eligible for a subsidised place select the subsidised ticket below, or come in to the Library to book.