Workshops and Party

LearningfromRiotsWorkshop 1:  Friday 8 November 2013 / 2.00 to 4.00 pm / 2nd Floor Meeting Room – Bernie Grant Arts Centre N15 4RX / £7/ £5 (conc.)

Shanika Warren Markland Headshot 1GFEST 2013 – ‘Learning from Riots’ – Acting For Social Media Workshop by Shanika Warren-Markland

In today’s age of smart phones and social networks, having our say is easy and we can make a mini-movie at the touch of a button! Make your message really stand out!

Shanika began on Television with roles on established British shows such as Holby City and Spooks. On film Shanika made her debut as Kayla in the critically acclaimed, Adulthood directed by Noel Clarke which was quickly followed by the co-lead role of Kerrys in 4.3.2.1. Shanika is a skillful workshop leader with almost 10 years experience.    Book your workshop place

LearningfromRiots Workshop 2: Friday 8 November 2013 / 5 to 7 pm / 2nd Floor Meeting Room – Bernie Grant Arts Centre N15 4RX / £7/ £5 (conc.)

StooGFEST 2013 – ‘Learning from Riots’ – Making short film on a budget by Stoo Iresen.

The workshop offers creative tips and links you to up to date online resources. Ideal for up and coming filmmakers. The workshop is all about how to make a great film!

Stoo Iresen trained in Film and Communications at Goldsmiths College. He has made several short films on budget and is an expert on how to exploit the new digital technologies to make each frame look good!

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LearningfromRiots Workshop 3: Saturday 9 November 2013 / 2 to 4 pm / 2nd Floor Meeting Room – Bernie Grant Arts Centre N15 4RX / £7/ £5 (conc.)

JocelynPicture 003cropGFEST 2013 – ‘Learning from  Riots’ – A creative writing workshop on identities by Jocelyn Watson

The workshop will explore ideas through our own writings locating how history, culture and power have played their part in making us the people we are today. Come, imagine, create, write, enjoy and celebrate the experiences of what it means to be LGBTQI.   

Jocelyn Watson grew up in Hong Kong of mixed Indian and English heritage.  In 2012 she was one of the winners of the Asian Writers Short Story Prize for Sweet and Sour Masala and read at the South Asian Literature Festival in London.  For 3 years she ran Creative Writing Classes for Women in Tottenham.   Book your workshop place

LearningfromRiots Workshop 4 : Saturday 9 November 2013 / 5 to 7 pm / 2nd Floor Meeting Room – Bernie Grant Arts Centre N15 4RX / £7/ £5 (conc.)

Tim2GFEST 2013 – ‘Learning from Riots’ – Tim Hoyle presents a drama workshop.

This workshop will be looking at developing improvisational skills and building a dramatic scene from an idea. It is suitable for everyone including beginners.

Tim Hoyle is an experienced and accomplished actor and director.

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BlooywoodBlast  Bollywood Blast Party: Sholay Events NY and Asifa Lahore 

Mezzanine,  Bernie Grant Arts Centre N15 4RX / 9.30 pm to late / Free entry / £5 entry after 10.30 pm.

Sholay Events image courtesy of Steven Rosen Photography (2)Sholay Productions monthly Desilicious attracts crowds upwards of 500 at New York’s hottest spots. Desilicious parties shake to the unique blend of Bollywood, Bhangra and House music. Music that will leave you with enough good memories to sustain until next year’s GFEST.  Get ready to dance the night away.

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