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In Celebration of My Sisters

Music Variety
In Celebration of My Sisters
When

Saturday 24th October, 2020

Where

Ashcroft Playhouse

About

In Celebration of My Sisters, now in it’s 24th year, is the UK’s longest produced International Women’s month & Mother’s Day Show. This event is an ensemble of women performers and up and coming artists.

 

Hosts Brenda Emmanus MBE (BBC TV), Donna Spence (comedian) and special guest host.

 

CARROLL THOMPSON – QUEEN OF LOVERS ROCK

SHAILA PROSPERE – SOUL, R&B NO 1 HIT YOU’RE RICH + PLUS ONE

 

MISS MEGOO – SAXOPHONE REGGAE

NUBIAN QUEENZ – OLD SCHOOL REGGAE

IDMC GOSPEL CHOIR – GOSPEL MUSIC

 

SPECIAL PERFORMANCE FROM
THE CLASSICALLY BRITISH DANCE COMPANY
PEGASUS OPERA COMPANY OPERA

 

NEW TALENT
LIYAH – CROYDON CONTEMPORARY R&B SINGER
SHANIQUA BENJAMIN – CROYDON AWARD-WINNING POETRY
KEMI OMONI – AFRO BEAT VIOLIN PLAYER

                                                                                  

SPECIAL TRIBUTE TO OUR LATE ICOMS  AUTHORS
TONI MORRISON – BELOVED, THE BLUEST EYE
ANDREA LEVY – SMALL ISLAND, EVERY LIGHT IN THE HOUSE

 

BROTHERS TRIBUTE
PETER HUNNIGALE – NO1 HIT, BE MY LADY
SINCLAIR – NO 1 HIT, I WANT YOU BACK

 

MOTHERS DAY TRIBUTE
COUNCILLOR PATSY CUMMINGS

 

IN ATTENDANCE
HIS EXCELLENCY SETH GEORGE RAMOCAN, CD, JAMAICAN HIGH COMMISSIONER

 

FREE EXPO BUSINESS STANDS IN THE FAIRFIELD HALLS FOYER PRE-SHOW

 

Performances

Saturday - 24th October 7:30 PM Book Now

Venue Info

Ashcroft Playhouse

With increased capacity of over 800 seats the Ashcroft Playhouse will present seasons of plays and musicals as well as being home to local community performances and events.  Seasons of live cinema broadcasts will also feature in the programme.

 

On Monday 16 September 2019, Dame Judi Dench formally re-dedicated the Ashcroft Playhouse at Croydon’s Fairfield Halls to her friend and Croydon-born fellow actress Dame Peggy Ashcroft. The award-winning actress unveiled the People’s Picture, a giant commemorative mosaic by artist Helen Marshall.

 

Download the Ashcroft Playhouse seating plan

 

Dame Judi Dench unveils Dame Peggy Ashcroft mural