Discussion Events

We will be holding monthly public discussion events at The Drum, usually on the third Thursday of the month, 7-9pm.

All of our events are free and open to the public – everyone is welcome and you do not have to book.


Discussion events, 2015-16:

Thursday 15th October, 7-9pm

Film showing of Selma, followed by panel discussion

Thursday 19th November, 7-9pm

Vanley Burke in conversation with Davinia Gregory

Thursday 10th December, 7-9pm

(What are) British Values?


Previous discussion events, 2014-15:

Thursday 31st July 2014, 7-9pm

Keeping the Faith After the Horse has Bolted: Birmingham, Religion, and Education

Thursday 18th September 2014, 7-9pm

Them and Us through the Looking Glass: Race, Arts and Politics

Thursday 16th October 2014, 7-9pm

Untangling the Politics of Black hair: Social justice or ‘Just hair’?

Thursday 20th November 2014, 7-9pm

Black people vs Niggas: Race, Class and the ‘N’ word

Tuesday 16th December 2014, 7-9pm

Do they know it’s Christmas in Birmingham?: The Politics of Austerity

Thursday 15th January 2015, 7-9pm

Malcolm X and Marshall Street: 50 years on

Friday 23rd January 2015, 7-9pm

ARE YOU CHARLIE? Racism, Religion, Freedom of Speech & Civil Libertie

Thursday 26th February 2015, 7-9pm

Rastafari: The Majesty and The Movement

Thursday 19th March 2015, 7-9pm

‘Are we going to be allowed to stay here?’ Migration,Discrimination,Resistance


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