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protests, hymns and caskets by lanaire aderemi

Venue: Belgrade Theatre
Date: Thu 28 & Fri 29 April
Time: 7.30pm
Tickets: £12 (£10 Concessions)

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In 1947 10,000 Egba women marched to demand for the removal of colonial taxation. After several years of strikes and protests, this Nigerian feminist movement won an amazing victory.

protests, hymns and caskets
This story, which has remained at the margins of history, is brought to life through powerful storytelling recounting the activism and community spirit of these fearless Nigerian women.

*Content Warning*
- Scenes of physical violence
- Discussion of the physical and sexual abuse of children
- Discussions of colonialism
- Contains themes of grief
- Contains themes of domestic violence
- May contain flashing lights, strobing, loud noises and haze effects


ABOUT THE ARTIST
lanaire aderemi is a poet and playwright committed to amplifying and archiving untold stories. She graduated with a First Class in Sociology and an MA in Creative Writing from University of Warwick. She is the recipient of the 2019 Shoot Festival Artist Development Award and the 2020 Peter Gutkind Prize.

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