Upcoming events at YOUTH CLUB Archive.
September 20 - 30
Jump Up! Celebrating Legends of Carnival
Celebrating over 50 years of London’s most revered gathering, “Jump Up!” is a groundbreaking exhibition of photography and ephemera taken by authentic 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s, and 00s partygoers and local heroes capturing the energy, togetherness, and resilience of Notting Hill Carnival.
Thursday 20 Sept, 6-9pm - Exhibition Launch and Lee Harris Talk
Celebrate 50 years of Carnival at the launch party for Jump Up, with drinks, tunes and a talk by Notting Hill legend Lee Harris.
Thursday 27 Sept, 6-8pm - Centre for Caribbean and Diaspora Studies Talk
Dr Marl’ene Edwin SFHEA, FRSA and Joan Anim-Addo of the Centre for Caribbean and Diaspora Studies at Goldsmiths will discuss their work. They will be look at the history and heritage of Carnival arts as it passed down through the generations.
Friday 28 Sept, 6-8pm - Carl Gabriel Talk
Carnival artist Carl Gabriel uses traditional Caribbean wirebending techniques to create large scale sculptures appear at Carnival every year. Beyond his sculptures, he documents the festival each year as well as playing in a steel band. He will be discussing his trade and his years involved in the Carnival community.
Power, Play and Politics Late
London Transport Museum
Looking at the emergence of a more radical and political youth, photographer Matthew Smith will be discussing his Exist To Resist body of work and the power of grassroots direct action.
Information and tickets here: https://bit.ly/2qndOZM