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The Calabash

  • Theatre Deli Sheffield 202 Eyre Street Sheffield, England, S1 4QZ United Kingdom (map)

The Calabash returns! Join us at Theatre Deli for a vibrant exploration and celebration of West African music, food, art, dance, culture and research. Featuring live performances, complementary West African food, a film screening and a lively discussion of colonialism and human rights in Africa.


● 5.30pm - doors open

● 6pm - Screening of 'Growing Up Colonial in the Gold Coast' by Dr Afua Twum-Danso Imoh with audience Q&A

● 7pm - Interactive panel debate and discussion exploring the impact of colonial rule in Africa on today’s human rights discourse

● 8pm - Live music from kora player Jally Kebba Susso, combining traditional West African sounds with hard funk, jazz and rock

● 9pm - Performance and dance class led by Mulembas d'Africa


● Complementary West African food from Blessone’s Kitchen

● African bazaar with stalls open throughout the evening

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