History of Liverpool's Black music

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History of Liverpool's Black music

History of Liverpool's Black music

Heritage Development Company Liverpool CIC By Heritage Development Company Liverpool CIC

Mounting a unique and historically significant exhibition of the presence and achievements of Liverpool’s musicians and entertainers of Black Origin.

Liverpool Fundraising stage

2
backers
£30
pledged of £19,791
7
days left

Pledges will only be charged if the project hits its funding goal of £19,791 by 30 Sep 2017

The project will collate photographs, posters, memorabilia, video footage, and artefacts regarding the achievements of Liverpool musicians and entertainers of Black origin. All the material collected will form part of a public exhibition. The exhibition will be promoted on local, regional, national and social media, and through leaflets and posters. The Liverpool Central Library will host the exhibition for a week in the latter part of 2017. Paul Barber, the Liverpool actor who started his career in a local band in the 1960s, will formally open the exhibition. In January 2018, a concert will be held celebrating Liverpool musicians and entertainers of Black origin. Fourteen local bands and singers and two entertainers have agreed to participate in the concert for expenses. The photographs with explanatory texts from the exhibition will be displayed at the venue. We are negotiating with varies bodies to permanently house the exhibition.

What we'll deliver:

  • Mount a mobile exhibition on the history and life of Liverpool's black musicians and entertainers
  • Will encourage local people to explore and share their heritage.
  • Organise a concert of Liverpool black musicians and entertainers
  • Provide project volunteers with experience and skills that will enhance their employment and further study prospects.
  • Strenghten the capacity of the organisation to deliver further local heritage projects.

Why it's a great idea:

This project will tap into the groundswell of interest in the local community’s heritage. This can be gauged by the number of agencies, community groups, academics and individuals that are involved with HDCL in discovering and promoting Liverpool’s long established black presence, its achievements, challenges and legacy.

Steps to get it done:

  • A concert with black musicians from Liverpool

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Location Liverpool

Liverpool has 17 other projects and £355,000 in potential grant funding

About the space

The area where the majority of Liverpool's black population has resides since the 18th Century.

Council

Liverpool City Council

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How will the money be spent?Total £19,791

Exhibition stands - £5,750 (29%)
Management & volunteer expenses - £3,500 (18%)
Design and exhibition material costs - £2,500 (13%)
Administration (Office costs, etc.) - £2,500 (13%)
Printing & communication - £1,500 (8%)
Venue hire - £1,000 (5%)
Refreshments - £600 (3%)
Publicity - £500 (3%)
Other - £1,941 (10%)

Costs Breakdown

This shows how money raised for the project will be spent. These costs have been confirmed by the project's Delivery Manager and verified.

29%
Exhibition stands
£5,750
18%
Management & volunteer expenses
£3,500
13%
Design and exhibition material costs
£2,500
13%
Administration (Office costs, etc.)
£2,500
8%
Printing & communication
£1,500
5%
Venue hire
£1,000
3%
Refreshments
£600
3%
Publicity
£500
10%
Other
£1,941
  • Spacehive fees
    £893
  • Transaction Fees
    £870
  • VAT
    £179

Total £19,791

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