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    Nwoko Arts presents

    Sweet Mother

    Tue 8 Nov - Wed 9 Nov at 9pm
    Tickets £12 (£10)
    Set in a time of racial unrest in Liverpool, Sweet Mother is a celebration of white women who fell in love and married black men. Sweet Mother is based on true stories from the heart of the community.



    Content Notice
    Running Time 70 minutes
    Wheelchair Accessible
    Wheelchair Accessible
    Assistance dogs
    Assistance dogs
    Content Notice
    Content NoticeRacism and police brutality. Suitable for 16+

    Sweet Mother Tells Tales of 1960s 70s and 80s Toxteth Families, Real Stories & Real Lives Take Centre Stage. Sweet Mother is an oral history project created and directed by Nwoko Arts artistic director Maria Paul.

    Created using verbatim interviews with four women who became friends through the shared experience of raising families in 1960s and 70s and 80s Toxteth; the play looks at the previously untold stories of white women who fell in love with, married and raised families with black men in the Liverpool 8 community during a time of racial unrest.

    Sweet Mother is celebration of the strength and resilience of these women and the many more like them.
    The women have lived incredible lives and have an archive of shared memories and stories that could translate to the silver screen. Full of humour, the play highlights the challenges these women faced, while also looking and the unforgettable bonds created in being a part of their community.

     

    Supported by Arts Council England
     

    Tickets for Sweet Mother

    Tue 08 Nov, 21:00
    Wed 09 Nov, 21:00
    "There is no colour in Love."
    Vera
    "The world was here we lived in it ..and it was a beautiful thing"
    Josie
    "Don’t miss this important piece of social history."
    northwestend

    “Keep up the good work producing cutting-edge theatre for everyone in London”

    Councillor Jonathan Simpson, 29 January 2018