Pioneers and Places Heritage Project

IRIE! dance theatre is Britain’s leading dance theatre company working in the field of African & Caribbean dance fusion. The IRIE! dance theatre archive documents the company’s pioneering educational, artistic and community-based programmes over its 37-year history. The Pioneers and Places project will make IRIE!’s archive more accessible to a wider audience of people not usually engaged in heritage through workshops, performances, talks and an exhibition.

Wednesday

26th October

Time: 6:30pm - 8.30pm

IRIE! dance theatre presents Pioneers and Protest: Seeking Change, a film about the Black People’s Day of Action, 1981. The film is part of our Pioneers and Protest project with Goldsmiths In Living Memory programme for Borough of Culture 2022. The film combines oral history interviews with people who took part in the 1981 demonstration and archive photographs. The screening will be followed by a Q&A

Pioneers and Protest:

Seeking Change - Film Screening

The Pioneers and Places Heritage Project is made possible with The National Lottery Heritage Fund. Thanks to National Lottery players, we are making IRIE!’s archive more accessible to a wider audience of people not usually engaged in heritage.

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