Revolutionary Acts

An astonishing work of social history which captures Black gay Britain in inimitable detail.

In March, experience Revolutionary Acts in three different ways and surround yourself with an astonishing piece of work told through the lens of social history and simultaneously capturing Black gay Britain in inimitable detail. A full day of events surrounding love, laughter and Black British history.

Book Club: 12 pm

The day begins with an intimate sharing in the Nook – a book club presented by Dark Matter, Faber and PRIM hosted by John-Paul. It is essential you book your tickets, and you can also purchase a copy of Revolutionary Acts from the Round Table Books pop-up.

Film Screening: 1 pm

Next, join us for a double-bill of short films that hugely influenced the writing of Revolutionary Acts with an introduction by Jason Okundaye and Marc Thompson, the co-founder and co-curator of community digital archive – Black & Gay, Back in the Day.

The screening is free, and you will have a chance to buy a copy of Revolutionary Acts on the day.

In-conversation: 3:30 pm

After the short film, there will also be a screening of The Homecoming and Tongues United, followed by an in-conversation between the author, Jason Okundaye, poet, and the director, Caleb Femi, author of Poor.

Following the film, there will be a Q&A session and an opportunity to have purchased books signed by the author.

Please note: Doors open at 3.15 pm and the talk starts promptly at 3.30 pm.