28 October 2017
Arts Council funded BHM Tour: Toxteth Library, Liverpool. Our connections; family relationships and other aspects of our lives that binds us to others.
27 October 2017
Arts Council funded BHM Tour: Chard Library, Somerset. What does home mean? Reflecting on journeys taken to adapt to new lives and exploring concepts of home.
27 October 2017
Arts Council funded BHM Tour: Manchester Z-arts. Why understanding our history is important and the importance of speaking up and speaking out to address inequality and injustice.
14 October 2017
We celebrated Black History Month, with the theme 'Connecting with our Ancestors' at The Quakers Meeting Hall in Horfield, Bristol. Proceeds raised from our event were donated to families affected by the recent mudslide and floods in Sierra Leone.
20 August 2017
Arts Council funded BHM Tour: Commissioned performance, HMP Eastwood Park
‘My Favourite Things’ Reflecting on what motivates and inspires us; instigating and appreciating new opportunities.
Our summer public performance was at The Kuumba Community Centre. The theme was "What's Going On?"
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.
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 Washington DC, USA.