Category Archives: Events

Anti Racist Cumbria offer free theatre festival tickets for low income households in Keswick

Anti Racist Cumbria and Theatre by the Lake have made 20 ‘Green Pass’ Sunday afternoon tickets available free of charge to local people with low income for Theatre by the Lake’s Trailer Story, an outdoor festival of spoken word, theatre and comedy created in partnership with English Touring Theatre and Northern Stage. The Sunday afternoon […]

Summer of Soul: Cinema presented in partnership with Brewery Arts

BOOK TICKETS  30 JUL  20:00 01 AUG  18:00 05 AUG  20:00 In his acclaimed debut as a filmmaker, Ahmir ‘Questlove’ Thompson presents a powerful and transporting documentary—part music film, part historical record created around an epic event that celebrated Black history, culture and fashion. Over the course of six weeks in the summer of 1969, […]

MANDABI: Cinema presented in partnership with Brewery Arts

20:30 15 JULY BOOK NOW Set in Dakar, Mandabi tells the story of Ibrahim and the transformative effect that a 25,000 franc money order from his nephew in Paris has on his fortunes. Word quickly travels about his new found wealth, while a thousand bureaucratic obstacles stand in the path between him and his money. Ibrahim, […]

Anti Racist Cumbria Summit

REGISTER YOUR INTEREST NOW Cumbria is a complex county. Deprivation sits alongside affluence, heavy industry alongside natural beauty. Black and Brown people represent a disproportionately small part of our population. How is anti-racism relevant in Cumbria? Does it even matter to our all White communities? How can you and your company contribute to an anti-racist […]

VIDEO: But I’m Not Racist Event

WATCH But I’m Not Racist Event On 6th May 2021 we held a special online event for people interested in understanding the difference between being ‘not racist’ and ‘anti-racist’. Welcoming a panel rich in experience and understanding and reflective of the ongoing work that anti-racism requires we covered a broad spectrum; from the seemingly simple, […]

Expert panel announced for Anti Racist Cumbria event

Anti Racist Cumbria have today announced their prestigious panel for a special online event taking place on Thursday 6 May 16:00-18:00. Leroy Logan MBE and Fitzroy Andrew will join Anti Racist Cumbria’s Chair Janett Walker and dedicated Anti Racist Cumbria member Ewen Turner to discuss the difference between being not-racist and anti-racist. Places for the […]

Black and Brown Faces in Outdoor Spaces: Insta Takeover

The UK outdoors has a diversity problem. Being outdoors improves mental and physical wellbeing and for some can help connections to faith and spirituality. For too long though Black and Brown people in these spaces have been underrepresented, underpromoted and undersupported. Many people are taking upon themselves to change this narrative and these brilliant individuals […]

But I’m Not Racist Online Event

Here at Anti Racist Cumbria we believe the only solution to racism is for people to become anti-racist. Our special online event will bring together Special Guests, members of Anti Racist Cumbria and YOU as we discuss what anti-racism means, how it’s different from being non-racist and the steps people can take to become anti-racist. […]

Video: Black Hair the Pride & the Prejudice

Facebook Live Conversation On February 17 2021 five of our fantastic Anti Racist Cumbria members zoomed into our Facebook Live session from across Cumbria. Together they talked and shared their perspectives on their Black female experiences of hair. From how they look after it, to the racist microaggressions and discrimination it has caused in their […]