8 July 2017
Our summer public performance was at The Kuumba Community Centre. The theme was "What's Going On?"
23 March 2017
We were part of the Celebration of African Culture taking place at Spike Island supported by Spike Island, the University of the West of England and Ujima Radio. We were proud to be performing in the line up with a host of artists.
4 March 2017
Breathing Fire pro bono workshop for Bristol Women’s Voice, International Women’s Day event, Bristol.
Theme: ‘Take Up Space.’
Workshop and performance for Bath Black Elders at Fairfield House, Bath, former home of Emperor Haile Selassie I. Arts Council England funded (as part of Breathing Fire's English Cities Arts Council funded tour October 2016 – March 2017).
Theme: 'My World, Our World.'
Performance commissioned by Womankind 30th Anniversary event, Bristol.
Theme: Celebration of 30 years of Womankind.
October 2016 – March 2017
English Cities Tour funded by Arts Council England, so far nine out of ten gigs completed, covering:
Nottingham, London, Manchester, Sheffield, Hull, Huddersfield, Derby, Bath.
Performance commissioned by Ashfield Prison, South Gloucestershire.
Theme: 'Those in black history who have inspired us.'
Workshop and performance commissioned by the drama department, University of the West of England, Bristol.
Theme: Celebrating Black History: 'How our connections shape our place in the world.'
Public performance for Black History Month
Theme: 'Moments of our Lives' focused on reclaiming our history - taking and stand, and bringing others with us.
Performed with guest artists Hissing Black Cat from Washing DC, USA.