Akala – In Conversation – Natives: Race and Class in the Ruins of Empire

Spoken Word (political, music)

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  • Aug 2-6
  • 1 hour
  • Suitability: 12+ (Guideline)
  • Country: United Kingdom - England
  • Group: One Inch Badge
  • Warnings and additional info: None
  • Accessibility:
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
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Description

One of the most important voices in Britain, Akala is a BAFTA and MOBO award-winning hip-hop artist, writer and social entrepreneur. Alongside an extensive and celebrated output as a musician, Akala has produced numerous projects in the arts, education and music worldwide. His online lectures, views and performances have gathered millions of views on YouTube. Natives is the recently published memoir and already a Sunday Times bestseller. These special appearances at Fringe will see Akala discussing topics raised in the celebrated work, alongside other important themes.

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  • Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
  • Accessible entry: Main entrance via 4 steps up and 6 steps down. Accessible entrance is via a side door.
  • Wheelchair access type: Level Access, Lift (Building Lift)
  • Stairs: 2 - 5
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