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BLAB X Don't Settle: Where's My Past?

BLAB and Don’t Settle would like to introduce ‘Where’s My Past?’, a space for you to explore, engage and discuss how to future-proof heritage for the communities of tomorrow. This will be a collaboration to launch the Don’t Settle project with an engaging discussion, performance and networking with refreshments.

Don't Settle empowers 16 - 25 year olds from minoritised communities in Birmingham and the Black Country to change the voice of heritage through the arts, research, and governance.


Thinktank Birmingham Science Museum

Millennium Point, Curzon St, Birmingham B4 7XG

22nd February 2019

6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

At BLAB X Don’t Settle you can expect to:

  • Hear from key heritage decision makers and artivists discussing issues surrounding representation in museums.

  • Enter into live conversation with speakers to share your thoughts and questions.

  • Engage in a thought-provoking performance from celebrated poet Suhaiymah Manzoor-Khan.

  • Experience how your voice can impact the stories of local communities.

  • Learn how to get involved with Don’t Settle over the next three years.

Speakers include:

  • Dr Kehinde Andrews - Professor. Author. Founder of Harambee.

  • Suhaiymah Manzoor-Khan - Writer. Spoken Word Poet. Speaker.

  • Yasmina Silva - Student. Poet. Activist.

Earlier Event: February 7
Poetry Jam 6 Birthday Special
Later Event: March 7
Poetry Jam