In the week that marks International Slavery Remembrance Day (Aug 23), Daughters of Igbo Woman at the Georgian House Museum, comprising a trilogy of digital shorts, shot in landscapes of Eastern Nigeria, St Kitts & Nevis and Bristol’s Greenbank Cemetery. The films tell the story of an African woman, Fanny Coker (Fumnanya) (1767-1820), maidservant of the Georgian House, Bristol and her matriarchal lineage.
Writers Akachi Ezeigbo (Nigeria), Vida Rawlins (St Kitts & Nevis) and Ros Martin (Bristol) honour three generations of African women impacted by the transatlantic slave trade in Bristol.
The Georgian House Museum, Aug 19-22, 11am-4pm.
Greenbank Cemetery, Aug 26 & 27: Live artist tribute 3.30 at Greenbank Cemetery Chapel (RSVP)
The Bearpit, St James Barton roundabout, Oct 4 & 5, 5-7pm.