Afrika Eye North: Thank you

18th July 2018 at 17:04

 

A HUGE thank you to all of you who helped make Afrika Eye North happen on July 6th and 7th, whether you were putting up an artist in your spare room, helping smooth the way with technicalities, putting the word out there, tearing tickets or performing as artists for the festival. Of course it would not be possible without each and every one of you. Thank you and here’s to the next time!

Volunteers:

  • Nadia Wanlahbeh
  • Pamela Beswick
  • Rosie Schofield
  • Sophie Goodman
  • Adela Boboc
  • Faith Kenrick

 Evaluation volunteers:

  • He, Zhenghao – Evaluation interviewer
  • Amber Jin – Evaluation interviewer
  • Yuqing Hu – Evaluation interviewer

Festival partners:

  • Gisela Renolds Global Link 
  • Julie Meyfroidt – East Meets West
  • Di Cuming - The Gregson Centre
  • Iain Sloan - Iron Press Print Studio
  • Ben Menter – Chouette Design

 Artists

  • Ripton Lindsay
  • Ballet Nimba
  • Mim Suleiman
  • Trevor Pollard
  • Kwame Boafo (artist in residence)

 Panel members:

  • Dr Ifeolu Akintunde
  • Dr Bruce Bennett
  • Professor Ekua Ekumah
  • Ingrid Sinclair
  • Ripton Lindsay
  • Anthony Briggs
  • Kwame Boafo
  • Special thanks to Elisabeth Efua Sutherland for standing by

 Arts partners:

  • Ben McCabe – More Music
  • Anthony Briggs & Jackie Bennett Shaw - Ludus Dance
  • Johnathan Ilott – the Dukes

 In Lancaster:

  • Christine Bowles
  • Tracey Bruce - Markets & City Centre Bookings Manager
  • Colin Riddell - The Royal Kings Arms Hotel
  • Leah Coates - Lancaster City Council 
  • The Lancaster Guardian

 Lancaster University staff:

  • Francesca Taylor - Facilities Manager
  • James Fraser – Information System Services
  • Leanne Benson - Lancaster Conferences
  • Menai Lamers James – University of Lancaster Music Society
  • Joe Bourne – International Partnership Development Manager
  • Frank Dawes – Director, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Vicky Tyrrell - Head of Communications
  • Anne Rothwell - Press Officer
  • Hollie Wilkinson - Digital Communications Coordinator
  • Sarah Airey - Head of Internal Communications