Join Diane Abbott MP, Richard Taylor OBE and others at special education panel at Catford Theatre Fri 10th Oct

Join the Pandora’s Box debate at Catford Broadway Theatre, ‘Fight or Flight: Educating British African kids.’

Book now to see the award-winning play, Pandora’s Box, at Catford Broadway Theatre, and join the special pre-show panel debate and Yes/No vote on taking UK-born children to Africa or the Caribbean.

Two years ago, Spora Stories pulled together a wonderful group of people for their Pandora’s Box Parent Education Day. At 6.15pm on Friday 10th Oct at Catford Broadway Theatre, they return to meet you for their special panel discussion, ‘Fight or Flight: Educating British African kids’.

Join Diane Abbott MP, Richard Taylor OBE, founder of the Damilola Taylor Trust, Olu Alake, Emeritus President of 100 Black Men of London, Jenny Okafar, President of Nigerian Women in Diaspora Leadership Forum, Henrietta Abrahams, President of NIgerians in Diaspora Organisation (NIDO) and Professor Osita Okagbue, Goldsmiths College.

This is an open, panel-led discussion on the subject of Pandora’s Box: taking UK African kids back to Africa or the Caribbean for education. The acclaimed, award-winning family drama is now on tour throughout the UK and comes to Catford Broadway Theatre for one night only on Fri Oct 10. Show starts at 7.45. As a special offer, you can get your ticket and join the debate for the great price of £17 (instead of £25 and £20 conc) Book now.

We will also be joined by the Sickle Cell Society on the night who will be raising funds.

REMAINING TOUR DATES… Nigerian Independence Day celebrations at The Drum, Birmingham Wed 1 Oct, 7.30pm http://www.the-drum.org.uk | 0121 333 2400/2444 As part of the Nigerian 54 Independence Day Celebrations, The Drum is proud to present an unmissable, award-wining tragicomedy about one Nigerian family’s struggles with Love, Loyalty, Betrayal, and heart-breaking choices only a parent can understand, in Pandora’s Box. This breath-taking production will be followed by an exclusive meet-and-greet Q&A with the writer, director, actors and Nigerian community leaders.

Southampton Hub Theatre Thu/Fri/ Sat 2/3/4 Oct, 7.30pm http://www.southampton-city.ac.uk/hubtheatre | 023 8071 1818

Carnival Arts Centre, Luton Thurs 9 Oct, 7.30pm http://www.carnivalarts.org.uk | 01582 437 100

LONDON VENUES

Millfields Arts Centre as part of their Black History Month celebrations Wed 8 Oct, 7.45pm http://www.millfieldtheatre.co.uk/ | 020 8807 6680

Broadway Theatre, Catford Fri 10 Oct, 7.45pm http://www.broadwaytheatre.org.uk | 020 8690 0002

Thameside Theatre, Thurrock, Wed 22 Oct, 7.30 http://www.thurrock.gov.uk/theatre ] 0845 300 5264

Broadway Theatre, Barking Thurs 23 Oct, 7.30pm http://www.thebroadwaybarking.com | 020 8507 5610

Bernie Grant Arts Centre Fri/Sat 24/25 Oct, 7.30pm http://www.berniegrantcentre.co.uk | 020 8365 5450

CLF Art Café, Bussey Building 27 Oct – 29 Oct, 3pm (new dates) http://www.clfartcafe.org | 020 7732 5275 (Plus free half-term participation activities for families and young people)

Arcola Theatre *new dates and venue added* 29 Oct – 1 Nov, 8pm + 3pm matinee, 1 Nov http://www.arcolatheatre.com | 020 7503 1646 (Plus free half-term participation activities for families and young people)

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