The Lyric Hammersmith Theatre will be the beating heart of West London this month with a bold programme of performances, gigs and special events celebrating Black talent, joy, creativity and culture.
Featuring an extraordinary line up of artists including one of Britain’s most celebrated poets Lemn Sissay, the iconic cabaret drag diva Le Gateau Chocolat, platinum-selling musician Shingai, podcast sensation 90’s Baby Show, and the children’s theatre production Josephine, based on the extraordinary story of Josephine Baker, a performer, spy and civil rights activist.
In addition to these incredible headline acts, this three-day festival will be jam-packed with free music, film, visual art, discussions and so much more.
Friday 28 Jan, 6.30pm: THE PROLOGUE: OPENING CEREMONY
Friday 28 – Sun 30 Jan: RADIANCE: AN ART EXHIBITION
Friday 28 Jan, 8pm: LE GATEAU CHOCOLAT
Saturday 29 Jan & Sunday 30 Jan: JOSEPHINE
Saturday 29 Jan, 12pm: FOR THE CONVERSATION
Saturday 29 Jan, 2pm: FOR THE ACTORS
Saturday 29 Jan, 5pm: 90s BABY SHOW
Saturday 29 Jan, 8pm: SHINGAI
Sunday 30 Jan, 11am: FOR THE BABIES
Sunday 30 Jan, 12pm: HARRIET
Sunday 30 Jan, 1pm: FOR THE MIND
Sunday 30 Jan, 2.30pm: LEMN SISSAY
Sunday 30 Jan, 3.30pm: THE HIGH TABLE
Sunday 30 Jan, 5.30pm: THE EPILOGUE: CLOSING CEREMONY