Letters to Our Mothers and Fathers

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  • 05-Oct-2019 15:00 PM - 16:00 PM
  • ArtReach
  • Age Friendly
  • Free
Letters to Our Mothers and Fathers
Fantasic For Families

In a fast-paced technological world of DMs and videocalls, the ways we communicate are constantly evolving. Letters are a way to document and archive our own existence.Poet Mandla Rae invites people from an asylum-seeking background to write and perform Letters to our Mothers and Fathers, to explore the ways we interact with our families.


What are the things we don’t say and why? 

What are the effects of culture and tradition in communicating with our elders?


This series of workshops will end in two intimate performances for audiences to enjoy.

Saturday 5 October

12.00pm – 2.30pm

Longsight LibraryJoin Mandla Rae for a workshop to help you write your own letter.

An exhibition of the letters will be on display at Longsight Library from 27 September – 1 November.

Presented as part of Journeys Festival International andCommonword’s Festival of Firsts.

  • Theatre, Literary

all can get involved with the letter writing and it considers themes of family.

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Venue details

  • Various Locations, Manchester
  • Manchester
  • M12 4NE

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