Sat, 28 Oct|
Tilbury Bridge & Firstsite Gallery
Black History Month Sat 28th Oct 2023 : Arts & Culture Tour & EVEWRIGHT: Libation Exhibition
Let us transport you on a day of art and culture celebrating Black History Month, featuring artist EVEWRIGHT and performers. Travel by Coach from London on a tour of Tilbury Bridge Walkway of Memories then Firstsite Gallery Colchester. Experience exhibitions, art, film, poetry and more.
Time & Location
28 Oct 2023, 08:00 – 18:00 BST
Tilbury Bridge & Firstsite Gallery, Coach pick up from Windrush Square, Brixton, Stratford City Station & Tilbury Riverside Bus Terminus
About the Event
FIRSTSITE GALLERY COLCHESTER & TILBURY BRIDGE WALKWAY OF MEMORIES
Please Note: When booking tickets, you will be required to give details for each individual in your booking. It is important that you indicated your pick up point and food preference for each person. Any questions with an asterix (*) must be completed before you can move on to completing details for the next person.
Join us for a day celebrating Black History Month through art and culture, featuring the artist EVEWRIGHT and performers.
By joining this coach trip you will enjoy a multi-location experience;
First stop is:
AN ARTIST GUIDED TOUR OF TILBURY BRIDGE WALKWAY OF MEMORIES AT TILBURY PORT ESSEX
Tilbury Bridge Walkway of Memories is a site-specific art installation, comprised of images, documents, audio recordings and memorabilia adorning the bridge that passengers of the Empire Windrush first walked across as they entered Britain in 1948. Attending the live tour will give you an insight into how the installation was created and extra stories about the lives of the people who's photographs and documents are exhibited within the installation. This art and sound installation may invoke a multitude of emotions.
Visitors are invited to download a copy of our Exhibition Guide on arrival to the art and sound installation. Scan the QR code situated on the poster at the entrance of the exhibition with a summary of each story and links to the audio. You can also access the stories by scanning the QR codes on images across 22 listening windows placed throughout the installation. (Please bring your own device and ear/headphones).
Visitors will also receive a free copy of Tilbury Bridge Walkway of Memories Legacy Publication.
You can find out more on our web page: Tilbury Bridge Walkway of Memories.
Return to the coach and sit back for the next part of your journey to visit:
Second stop is:
EVEWRIGHT: LIBATION (Firstsite Gallery Colchester)
Libation is the first solo exhibition by the acclaimed British artist EVEWRIGHT, showcasing a collection of new and seminal works spanning 20 years. Libation features drawings, sculptures, digital films, performances and photography which challenges narratives and themes about migration, identity race and class. It also includes a major new floor drawing artwork from the front to the back of the Firstsite building.
- Free children’s workshops in the gallery
- Artist led tours exploring the exhibition’s themes
- Live poetry performance
- Food available to purchase
You can find out more on our web page: Libation
LIMITED TICKETS AVAILABLE - BOOK NOW!
BOOK BEFORE FRIDAY 20TH OCTOBER TO SECURE YOUR PLACE
Includes return trip by coach from London (see below for pick up points)
Tilbury Bridge Walkway of Memories Artist Guided Tour
Firstsite Gallery Free entry to EVEWRIGHT:Libation art Exhibition, guided gallery tour, Film screenings and Live Poetry Performance.
Adults - £25
Children under 16 - £15
Caribbean Set Menu - £10 - £12
(Meal is optional but must be reserved with ticket booking and paid to Firstsite Gallery Cafe on the day)
Other food and refreshment will be available to purchase throughout the day
Cafe opening times:
12pm - 4.30pm
(Closed between 4.30 - 5pm)
PICK UP POINTS
8.00 - 8.30am Windrush Square, Brixton
9.00 - 9.30am Stratford City Station, Bus Stop 20 to Tilbury Port, Essex
When booking tickets, you will be required to give details for each individual in your booking. It is important that you indicated your pick up point and food preference for each person. Any questions with an asterix (*) must be completed before you can move on to completing details for the next person
Tickets are non refundable, unless we are able to reallocated them to someone else or the event is cancelled.
Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Tilbury Bridge is a public area, for their own safety children should stay with their parent or guardian at all times and should not be allowed to wonder off on their own.
Tilbury Passenger Bridge is accessible for wheelchairs and pushchairs.
Firstsite Gallery is wheelchair accessible (wheelchairs are available on a first come first served basis within the gallery)
The coach is not wheelchair accessible but wheelchairs can be folded and stored while travelling
We ask visitors to follow government guidance on COVID-19 to ensure their own safety and that of our staff and other visitors to our outdoor events and other activities. Please see the the current govervement COVID-19 guidance https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus
Evewright Arts Foundation cannot accept any responsibility for the health and safety for you or your visiting party to this installation.
Coach pick up from Windrush Square, Brixton
Coach pick up from Stratford City StationBus Stop 20
ADULT 28th Oct: Coach & Tour
Black History Month: TBWM & Firstsite Artist Tour & Libation Exhibition£25.00
CHILD 28th Oct: Coach & Tour
Children (16 and Under) - £15 Black History Month: TBWM & Firstsite Artist Tour & Libation Exhibition£15.00Sold Out