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The Front Room - Readings by Michael McMillan
The Front Room - Readings by Michael McMillan

Fri, 11 Aug

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Sugarpie Honeybuns

The Front Room - Readings by Michael McMillan

Michael McMillan will be reading from his book The Front Room: Diaspora migrant aesthetics in the home.

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Time & Location

11 Aug 2023, 19:00 – 21:00

Sugarpie Honeybuns, 235 London Rd, St Leonards, Saint Leonards-on-sea TN37 6LU, UK

About The Event

In his playwriting, academic research, literature and installations, Dr Michael McMillan has used his art to explore the lives of the Windrush Generation of Caribbean migrants and their children.

Using familiar and everyday experiences of food, music and the home, Michael McMillan shows the dual identities and belongings of the Black diaspora in the UK. 

Food and drink will be available to buy at the event.

This is a free event but tickets are limited so please book to reserve your place.

We will be running a waiting list for this event. If it is sold out and you would like to add your name, please email info@hastingsbookfest.org

Photo courtesy of EM Fitzgerald - The Front Room, display, Michael McMillan, permanent 1970s period room, Museum of the Home, London, 2021, 

More about Michael:

 Michael McMillan, Arts.D. is a British born writer, playwright, artist/curator and scholar to parents from St Vincent & the Grenadines. He is best known for the much-loved and critically acclaimed The Front Room installation that has been iterated nationally and internationally. His interdisciplinary practice centres around the praxis (theory and practice) of ‘the creative process, ethnography, oral histories, material culture and performativity’.

For more information: https://www.michaelmcmillan.uk/

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