Saturday sees unveiling photographic portraits of Tottenham folk 12th September 2011: You can come and celebrate everything that is positive about Tottenham at the Bernie Grant Arts Centre, Saturday 17 September, between 1pm and 5pm. The centre develops culturally diverse artists.
The Great Book of Tottenham Project has been a spectacular year-long study of Tottenham and its people.
Saturday celebrates everything that is positive about the area. The day will see the unveiling dozens of huge photographic portraits of Tottenham folk, along with artworks in many media by more than 15 local artists.
The day will feature: An interactive version of the Great Book on touch-screen display; the Great Book photographs projected onto our huge screen; and live music from top jazz trumpeter Byron Wallen, the ‘Twilight Jaguar’.
You also get to see a new sculpture garden for the BGAC; Poetry performances and visual arts; and Film screenings and photographic displays. You can also savour barbecue, cafe and bar
The day promises to be an uplifting and important part of the process of healing in Tottenham. So come together to celebrate this wonderful place that is called home and the hundreds of fascinating stories that make up the community.
The centre bears the name of Tottenham’s late legendary black MP Bernie Grant (1944 – 2000), whose vision for a fairer Britain and a fairer world inspired him to embark on creating this space.
It is his legacy to creative culturally diverse talent based locally, nationally and internationally.