Voices of War & Peace Festival 2019: Highlights

Voices of War and Peace: the Great War and its Legacy is a First World War Engagement Centre funded by the Arts & Humanities Research Council and in partnership with the Heritage Lottery Fund. The University of Birmingham Centre is a joint initiative across the Midlands with Birmingham City University, University of Wolverhampton and University of Worcester, and further afield with Cardiff University, University of Durham, Manchester Metropolitan University and Newcastle University.

The Legacies of the First World War Festival is hosted by the Arts & Humanities Research Council WW1 Engagement Centres.

The Diversity festival in Birmingham took place on March 22 & 23 and was dedicated to reflecting on public history and heritage with a focus on diverse stories, exploring the different types of collaborative work that has been done around WW1 subjects since 2014.

Friday evening’s event will presented live performances including The Madras Sepoy by Chamu Kuppuswamy, a screening of The Troth – Usne Kha Tha by Akademi followed by a panel discussion and an exclusive performance of new music piece by award winning alto-saxophonist & MC Soweto Kinch.

Sampad is proud to have supported this festival, please enjoy the highlights video from the Festival, produced by Iconic Productions.


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