Journey to Justice

Brent

THE LIBRARY AT WILLESDEN GREEN
95 High Street, London, NW10 2SF

‘Brent’s Journey to Justice’ is an exhibition created by charity, Journey to Justice and Brent Museum & Archives. Journey to Justice explores the US civil rights movement and its impact in the UK and contains a number of stories from Brent that highlight local stories of activism and campaigns for freedom, equality and human rights.

The exhibition includes objects from the history of anti-apartheid activism within the borough, the concerns of Brent’s Brazilian community told through art and a collaborative installation created by local families and artist Dima Karout. Explore the collaboration with local schools, Kingsbury Green Primary and Convent of Jesus and Mary Catholic Infants, developed to actively engage children in how to advocate for a better future. ‘Dress for our Time’, by Professor Helen Storey uses the power of fashion to explore issues around climate change and the mass displacement of people.

The dress made from a United Nations refugee tent will be on display within the library. Elements of the exhibition can be found around the building, please ask staff for specific details.

For all enquiries please contact:Camilla.churchill@brent.gov.uk

 

FREE FAMILY CELEBRATION DAY

Saturday 22 June 2019, 12pm – 4pm
Music, Performances, Workshops, Tours and Talks

 

HELEN STOREY AND SALUSBURY WORLD IN CONVERSATION

The Library at Willesden Green

Wednesday 31 July, 6.30-8pm

Artist and designer Professor Helen Storey, Artist in Residence at Za’atari Refugee Camp, will speak about the development of ‘Dress for our Time’, in conversation with Director of Salusbury World, Sarah Reynolds.

 

STORIES OF PROTEST AND ACTIVISM IN BRENT

The Library at Willesden Green

Tuesday 2 July, 6.30-8pm

Join us for a fascinating talk about little-known stories of activism across the globe, all with a connection to Brent.

 

MAKE A MANDELA BADGE

The Library at Willesden Green

Monday 5 August 2019, 2-4pm

Learn about campaigns to end apartheid in South Africa and the concert held at Wembley. Make a badge in memory of one of the world’s most famous political leaders! Suitable for ages 3+

 

DESIGN A SUSTAINABLE OUTFIT

Ealing Road Library

Wednesday 21 August, 2-4pm

Harlesden Library

Wednesday 7 August, 2-4pm

Kilburn Library

Wednesday 31 July, 2-4pm

Be inspired by the work of innovative fashion designer, Helen Storey, who combines fashion and science, to design an outfit that could against environmental issues. Suitable for ages 5+

 

BRENT’S TREASURES

Wembley Library

Thursday 8 August, 12.30-1.30pm

Kingsbury Library

Tuesday 27 August, 11am-12pm

Kilburn Library

Wednesday 28 August, 2-3pm

Come and see one of Brent’s historic treasures, an illuminated scroll from 1990 making Nelson Mandela a free man of the borough.

 

HISTORY OF SOCIAL JUSTICE CRAFT ACTIVITY

Destiny Hall, Brent Hub

Wednesday 29 May 2019, 2-4pm

Join Brent Museum and Archives for a fun family craft activity and learn about key events in Brent’s history of campaigns for social justice. Contribute to our next exhibition ‘Journey to Justice’. Suitable for ages 3+