Edinburgh Fringe Festival
C Venues C royale Studio 2
22 George Street, Edinburgh
12-18 August 2018 12.15pm
Tickets: £7.50- £9.50 full £5.50-£7.50 concessions
Box office: 0131 581 5555
The DUB 2016
We've had a name change On Her Own Ground is now On Their Own Ground.
Join Madam C J Walker (the first American female self made millionaire) Mrs Amy Ashwood Garvey (the flamboyant Pan Africanist and social campaigner) and Mrs Amy Jacques Garvey (the journalist, editor, Pan Africanist and author ); in this uplifting piece about vision, hope, action and triumph.
Written and performed by Amantha Edmead and directed by John Sailsman. It is bought to life through a mixture of storytelling, comedy, movement and song. Drawing on African theatrical practises of fusing performance styles.
'... brilliant would be a perfect description, of the performance Amantha gave....'
Performances available to book for events, conferences or theatre slots. Contact us on email@example.com or via the contact page to find out more.
Nia = Purpose
‘To make our collective vocation the building and development of our community’
Kuumba = Creativity
To do as much as we can in the way that we can, in order to leave our community more beautiful and beneficial then when we found it’
On Their Own Ground
'Amantha is a 21st century women, celebrating ancient Africa – and its wondrous female diaspora. '
'Dear reader, if this show comes round again , go and see it: go and see the master weaver at work'
'This seasoned practioner of her craft, wove the story of three of her heroines – Amy Jacques Garvey, Madam C.J. Walker and Amy Ashwood Garvey – into a cloth called self-empowerment, iridescent as kente'
Audience members feedback
Mono – Black Theatre Double Bill
Cheltenham Everyman Studio
Saturday 13th October
2.30pm and 7.30pm
Tickets: £11.50 / £10 concessions
Box office: 01243 572573
Up Coming Performances
Offbeat festival Oxford June 2016
Kuumba Arts Centre Bristol 2018
Bringing African and Caribbean Peoples Histories and contemporary stories to life! Through theatre and film.
The DUB July 2016.
The DUB July 2016
Kuumba Nia Arts