Brockley Bites: Local Heroes

The Sybil Pheonix Story at the Museum of London

Sunday 4th July, 2-2.30pm

This documentary is made by a local film maker about the life of Sybil Phoenix, a Brockley resident who became the first black woman to receive an MBE. Including interviews with Phoenix, her family and her friends, Lucia Tambini's film looks at her achievements in setting up the first black youth club in Britain and, later, the Marsha Phoenix Trust for homeless young women. Following the film there will be an opportunity to join in a discussion with director Tambini chaired by Tony Warner, founder and director of Black History Walks.

Objects, Space & Place at Tank Gallery, Ladywell

6th - 11th July

Local artist Sam Kirk has curated her first exhibition, which opens next week at Tank gallery, tucked underneath the Ladywell Tavern.

Objects, Space, & Place will feature work inspired by natural elements, from her and two other artists - Fiona Donald and Jane Draper.

1 comments:

Anonymous said...

From the little I know of her life, she lives up to her name. Both name are rich with classical connotations; a visionary bird that rises from the flames, being just one interpretation.

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