Black History Month with Gazebo Theatre

October is Black History Month, and Gazebo Theatre in Education Company Ltd visited Highfields yesterday, for a series of participatory workshops involving History and Drama students.  

Workshops included performances, discussion and drama; exploring the themes of migration and racism, focussing on the experiences of people who moved to the UK during the 'Windrush Era'

 

 

 Students watched a performance by Gazebo which described the real experiences of two migrants who moved to Wolverhampton in the 'Windrush Era'.

 


The 'Windrush Era'

Students enjoyed a monologue performance by Gazebo, which outlined issues surrounding immigration and racism during the 'Windrush Era'.

 
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Freeze Frame! 

Year 10 GCSE History students depict the scene of Caribbean migrants boarding the 'Windrush'  boat.

Posted on October 24, 2013 .