For the third year running Bridgwater organisations have come together to promote an event that celebrates the towns diversity and Internationalism. This week the main day long drop in session on Saturday 28th October will be supplemented by a series of other events during the course of the week. All events are free.
Celebrating international links and cultural diversity at the Engine Room in Bridgwater
Saturday 28th October 10am – 5pm
Bridgwater Together celebration
Music, film, food, dancing and personal histories of the rich and diverse cultures in the town and surrounding areas: from Bangra dancing to Bulgarian medieval architecture; face-painting to Polish films – something for all the family. Come and share the food and join in the fun!
Monday 30th October – 7.30pm
Bridgwater and the Czech-Slovak link – John Martin -Author and a historical advisor to the film ‘Anthropoid’ talks about the ‘Assassination of Reinhard Heydrich’ which Town Council Leader Brian Smedley talks about ‘Bridgwater’s Czech/Slovak links’. Click here.
Tuesday 31st October 10am-4pm
‘10 Days That Shook the World’
An exhibition to mark the centenary of the Russian Revolution with iconic designs and posters on view each day until 4th November.
Tuesday 31st October 7pm
A public meeting to discuss the Russian Revolution and its place in history from a variety of viewpoints. Click here.
Thursday 2nd November
‘Man With a Movie Camera’
A special screening of this classic 1929 Soviet film regarded as one of the greatest films ever made. Described as ‘an exuberant manifesto that celebrates the infinite possibilities of what cinema can be.’ Followed by a discussion about the film.
Entrance to all these events is free and everyone is welcome. Prior booking not required but may be advisable for the evening events as capacity limited.
More information at www.somersetfilm.com or phone 01278 433187