Latin American House Recommends: May 2022

Please find below a round-up of our favourite Latin American themed events, activities, and online content in May 2022. 

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Latin American Events in London: May 2022

Film & Theatre

Eating Myself // One-woman show by Pepa Duarte, exploring Latin American identity through food, family, and tradition. Part of the Peckham Fringe.
Dates: 16th and 17th May 2022, 7:30 PM
Location: Theatre Peckham, 221 Havil Street London SE5 7SB

Family Film Club: Encanto (U) + Free Workshop // A screening of Disney’s hit film Encanto, plus a crafting workshop with Colombian artist Ivonne Vargas. Free to all children and their families. 
Date: Sat 28 May 2022, 10 AM (Workshop), 11 AM (Film)
Location: Barbican Centre, Silk Street, London, EC2Y 8DS

Festivals

FLAWA (Festival of Latin American Women in the Arts) // Festival showcasing arts, literature, music, dance, and theatre from Latin American women.
Dates: 5th – 14th May 2022
Location: Various

Museums & Exhibitions

“Dignity and Resistance: Community pathways for resisting gendered urban violence in Rio de Janeiro and London” // Exhibition showcasing initiatives by women to fight gendered violence.
Dates: 3rd -13th May 2022
Location: Bush House North East Wing, Aldwych, WC2B 4BG

Guided Visit to the Pollock’s Toy Museum // Guided visit to the UK’s oldest toy museum with Latin American House, plus a game of Loteria! Spanish and Portuguese interpreters available. 
Date: Saturday 21st May 2022, 10 AM or 11 AM
Location: Location: Pollocks Toy Museum, 1 Scala Street, London,W1T 2HL

Workshops & Courses

Las Tertulias de la Casa: Amor a la Comida o Comida y Amor // Informal discussion groups at Latin American House on various  themes. 
Date: Tuesday 10th May, 4 PM
Location: 10, Kingsgate Place, London Nw6 4TA

Creative Community Resistance – Brazilian migrant women in London // A conversation about how creative research methods can capture resistance against gendered violence among Brazilian migrants in London. Part of the Dignity and Resistance Exhibition.
Date: 12 May 2022, 6 PM
Location: Bush House North East Wing, Aldwych , WC2B 4BG

Valuing Equality and Diversity in Society // An OCN course, useful for those taking the Life in the UK test for citizenship and settlement.
Dates: 12th May – 14th July 2022, 11 AM – 1 PM
Location: 10, Kingsgate Place, London NW6 4TA

Live Music

Luzmila Carpio // Traditional Andean vocals overlaid with nature sounds, inspired by Quechua culture. 
Date: 5th May 2022, 7:30 PM
Location: The Barbican, Silk St, London EC2Y 9BH

The Latino Line Up @ The Great Escape // Free showcase of Latino artists from Candela Records
Date: 14th May, 12 PM
Location: Jubilee Square. Brighton, Jubilee St, Brighton BN1 1GE, UK

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