Reading Dub Club - Reggae for Reparations
date: Fri 18th October 2019 - Sat 19th October 2019 time: 21:00 - 02:00 venue: global cafe price: £5

Reading Dub Club, Culture Mix and Reading International Solidarity Centre present a special BLACK HISTORY MONTH event

REGGAE for REPARATIONS

7.30pm - TALK: Black History and the Movement for Reparatory Justice with leading reparations advocate

Esther Stanford Xosei

from 9pm -
Donstrumental Dubz feat. Jnr Watson

Legendary bass player and producer meets UK roots reggae rising star

A foundational roots and dub soundsystem session ft veteran Reading sounds

Afrikan Roots sound system meets Jah Lion Movement plus vocalists.

Plus Caribbean food, tea and cultural stalls.

music til 2am

Entry £5 after 9pm Talk is free entry.

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Reading Dub Club, Culture Mix and Reading International Solidarity Centre bring you an educational evening celebrating and understanding the roots of reggae and sound system culture in rebellion from slavery, racialisation and oppression, and highlighting the continuing political and musical movement for justice, equality and peace.

TALK: Black History and the Movement for Reparatory Justice

Leading reparations advocate Esther Stanford Xosei links the living history of slavery and colonialism to anti-black oppression in Britain today, and shares stories from the vibrant global movement for reparations.

Plus speakers on Reading’s links to slavery, and solidarity activist Miriam Rose shares a white perspective on the origins of Britain's wealth and the need for reparations.

Esther Stanford-Xosei is the Co-Vice Chair of the Pan-African Reparations Coalition in Europe

DOWNSTAIRS: CultureMix presents Donstrumental Dubz feat. Jnr Watson.

Donstrumental Dubz is a solo project from Grammy award winning producer and bass player Don Chandler featuring the UK’s roots reggae rising star Jnr Watson performing his latest tracks including the brand new release ’Soothe My Soul’

UPSTAIRS: Reading Dub Club presents

Afrikan Roots sound system meets Jah Lion Movement plus vocalists.

a foundational roots and dub soundsystem session featuring two veteran Reading sounds who have been keeping soundsystem culture alive in Reading since the 1980s in iconic venues such as the Central Club.