TourDeMusic World Music Festival March 2016 Leicester

Carol Leeming, internationally  acclaimed uber diva,  will make a rare appearance to sing on Tuesday  March 8th 2016  at the Y theatre,  in the city of Leicester. In addition to leading a Vocal Workshop on Weds March 9th 3.30 -4.14pm venue tbc.  As part of  a new exciting World Music Festival,named TourDeMusic, for the city across several venues. Filling a gap in the music offer for Leicester, by offering diverse music, reflecting the different vibrant cultures in the city, organized by Students and Senior Staff of DMU Festival Management BA Degree Course

Carol will be performing classic Jamaican Folk Songs, with the Guinep Tree Band, featuring   Paddy Hodgkinson Guitar maestro & Marv Robinson on Percussion. The band is named after a slightly tart and popular  Jamaican Fruit. Carol notes, this reflects the bitter sweetness and humor, of the folk songs performed, as well as reflect the social history of  the people of Jamaica, thats needs to be more widely performed and kept for all future generations to enjoy.

See below for more info.

Info/Tickets Available:

http://www.tourdemusic.wix.com/Tdm2016

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Black British Women Writers: The Arts In Brixton in the 1980’s, A Literary Conversation

Wednesday 24 February 2016, 3-5pm,

Bennett Building, Lower Ground Floor, Lecture Theatre 3

Leicester University
FREE ENTRY No Booking required
Black British Women Writers: The Arts in Brixton in the 1980s, a Literary Conversation
Carol Leeming in Conversation with Dorothea Smartt, chaired by SuAndi.
This exclusive event will document an important literary conversation, between writers Dorothea Smartt and Carol Leeming, to recollect and highlight an exciting, challenging, and creative period, which spurred the development of Black Women’s writing in Britain, and which was centred on the artistic, social, and political milieu of Brixton London in the 1980s.