Power of Music 2

Spoken Word (music)

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  • Accessibility:
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    Sight not needed
    May not apply to all performances. You'll find more information about accessibile performances and how to book tickets in the accessibility tab below.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years
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Description

Geoff Palmer, born in Jamaica immigrated to London in 1955. He is Professor Emeritus in the School of Life Sciences at Heriot-Watt University. A prominent human rights activist, he has written extensively on race relations and the history of slavery in the West Indies. He is a freeman of Midlothian and Honorary Consul for Jamaica in Scotland. He was awarded a Knighthood in 2014 for contributions to science, charity and human rights. He has been named among the 100 Great Black Britons. Here he selects five pieces of music that have particular resonance for him.

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General venue access

  • Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    Sight not needed
  • Accessible entry: Temporary ramp over the 3 steps up at the front door. Then level into the performing space.
  • Wheelchair access type: Temporary Ramp

  • Stairs: 2 - 5
    Number of stairs is provided as guidance and is not in addition to any wheelchair access type (lift/ramp etc) stated above.

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