Scenes from the Farm – film and Q&A

To mark Black History Month, the Hub’s latest film showing will be ‘Scenes from the Farm’ with a post-film Q&A with local activist Clasford Stirling.

The showing will begin at 4pm on Sunday 16th October.

‘Scenes from the Farm’ is a 1988 fly-on-the-wall documentary about the daily lives of the Afro-Caribbean community on Broadwater Farm estate.

Broadwater Farm wstate was the scene of the infamous 1985 riots – which erupted after the death of a local Black mother, Cynthia Jarrett, after a police raid at her home.

This documentary features some well-known local personalities: Millard Scott, Seaton Brown, Stafford Scott, Clasford Stirling, Bernie Grant MP, Dolly Kiffin, the father of Winston Silcott & many more.

Clasford, who went on to create and manage Broadwater United Football Club and its many youth teams, was also a founder, along with the Friends of Lordship Rec, of the Lordship Rec Users Forum which led on the 2012 regeneration and renaissance of Lordship Rec next to the Estate.

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