In Courage aims to celebrate diversity, champion local partnerships and highlight personal stories that touch upon the dangers of extremism and the manipulation of youth. We will also be awarding commission opportunities for artists to create original work inspired the presentations.
Every Thursday in March, Applecart Arts will present a matinee at 1.30pm for local schools; with an evening repeat at 7.30pm for community groups and interested parties.
22nd March Losing a loved one - cultural homophobia – Speaker: Matt Mahmood Ogston
Matt Mahmood-Ogston has set up his charity after his partner Dr Nazim Mahmood committed suicide because of the internal homophobia/hatred he received from within his community. Matt will discuss the need to challenge homophobia and its tragic effects on the wellbeing of LGBTQ+ minorities.
Each event will also showcase a short play, an artistic performance, a Q&A session with the speaker and an interactive workshop.
The event will last approximately 90 minutes.
Tickets are free but you are required to book.