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Tomorrow we kick off the all-digital version of Black Gold Arts Festival, online using Zoom!

The event is running from Friday 23 – Sunday 25 October, and you can book your tickets for each event using the links below. Get ready for a fantastic weekend of workshops, discussions, talks and performances.


1pm – Beginners intro to cross media storytelling workshop – Book Here

7pm – Travis Alabanza – Smashing Down The Doors – Book Here

8pm – HighRise Theatre Lil.Miss.Lady – Book Here


10am – Stacy Makishi – Live Art Social (Distanced Club) – Book Here

1pm – Symposium – Decolonising Theatre – Book Here

4.30pm – Darren Pritchard – Vogue Workshop – Book Here

6pm – Mele Broomes – Surrounding By Listening To Manifestations Of Love And Solidarity #4 – Book Here

7pm – Cheryl Martin – One Woman – Book Here


1pm – Beginners Intro To Cross Media Storytelling Workshop – Book Here

2pm – Notes On A Mic Drop – Book Here

4pm – The Garden Party – Sunday Sessions – Book Here

This year’s BGAF focuses on Decolonising Theatre. We have new film commissions, a female-DJ-MC extravaganza, and a Black queer Manchester Garden Party. Join in with ‘how-to’ workshops on creating performance art, and telling a narrative across digital platforms. We’ll even get you vogueing in your living room!

Artist Darren Pritchard poses

Suggested donation to Black Gold Arts of £10/Concession donation £5 (or what you can afford). Income goes towards supporting the work of Black Gold Arts.