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Hip hop night at the Harris to mark Windrush exhibition

Posted on - 16th October, 2018 - 12:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Arts, City Centre, Music, Preston City Centre, Preston News, What's On in Preston
The Harris will see R&B and hip hop performances Pic: Tony Worrall
The Harris will see R&B and hip hop performances Pic: Tony Worrall

The Harris turns hip hop venue for this week to mark the opening of its Windrush exhibition.

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Hip-hop, trap-soul and R&B will blare out around the city’s museum and art gallery.

MC for the night is Mondo, hailing from Preston he now works in Liverpool and across the UK.

On the line up are Miss Deep, Saint and Nicola Jane, and Cashane Anderson.

Cashane Anderson
Cashane Anderson

They will perform at the show to mark the official opening of the Preston Windrush Generation: The first 70 years an exhibition by Windrush Initiatives based in the city.

Tickets for the hip hop night are £5 for adults and £4 for concessions via Eventbrite. Under-16s must be accompanied by an adult.

Doors are at 7pm on Wednesday (17 October) and the concert is expected to finish by 10pm.

Read more: Exhibition captures final days of former Preston Indoor Market

More about the Windrush exhibition

A collection of photographs, interviews and treasured possessions from the city’s Caribbean community.

It marks the growth of Preston’s sizeable Black afro-Caribbean community from the 1950s to the present day.

The exhibition recreates a 1960s living room and you can take a seat on the sofa to explore the fascinating stories of the Windrush generation.

It’s free to attend the exhibition and its on until 25 November.#

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