Online programme Thu 18 June

The Big Strum — ukulele community orchestra

4pm–4.30pm | Zoom & Facebook Live | Free

Revoluton Arts in partnership with The Mix Luton present … The Big Strum — for all ages

Join Phil and Adam for weekly workshops in ukulele so that you can play like a pro!

This week we’ll add another song and another chord to our repertoire.

Where to get a ukulele

We're working with and through local community groups to supply ukuleles to those that might not be able to afford it so contact if you have a group that you would like to nominate.

If you don’t have a ukulele you can still order and have delivered one from Chamberlain Music.

Get tuned up

Before the workshop, check out this video: How to tune your ukulele

Catch up

Remember you can join our Big Strum community orchestra at any point. You can find previous lessons are on our YouTube channel.


Dance Like a Pro with Bruce Carson

5pm–5.30pm | Zoom | Free

Street dance workshop led by Bruce Carson from street dance crew KNE — in partnership with the University of Bedfordshire — for 11+ years.

Keep fit and dance during lockdown with Bruce Carson, member of street dance crew KNE who were semi-finalists of Britain's Got Talent 2019! Bruce will teach you the dance styles and routes in breaking, street and contemporary.

This week: Who likes Afrobeats? Because it’s this week is all about doing the Azonto dance this Thursday. This routine is simple but fast so it will still be a challenge to perform but we know you can do it! It's full of good vibes and energy to keep you smiling all the way until the end.

This event runs on Zoom which is a private virtual 'room' where you can all see each other and Bruce will be able to give you pointers on your technique — or you can choose to have your camera switched off if you prefer.


Head-raps and Prose

5.45pm–6.15pm | Zoom | Free

Chilled spoken word hangout presented by young Luton spoken word artist, Sadface the Poet — for 14+ years

A time for self-expression through words led by Sadface the Poet.

Each week we finish with a collaborative piece of prose so a brilliant opportunity to write with others too!


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Ramadan in Lockdown Luton — film premiere

7.30pm–8.30pm | Zoom & Facebook Live | Free

An evening of film, monologue and discussion on the theme of 'touch' inspired by stories from Bury Park — with award-winning actor and playwright Sudha Bhuchar.

Join us for a creative online event, featuring:

Ramadan in Lockdown Luton — short film premiere

This crowdsourced short film was compiled from video footage submitted by people in Luton observing Ramadan in lockdown conditions, telling the story through the lens of ‘touch’.

The film chronicles the story of this holy month and highlights the poignancy of exploring ‘touch’ at a time when we are experiencing ‘absence of touch’.

Monologue & reflections inspired by Bury Park

At this event award-winning actor and playwright Sudha Bhuchar will also share a new monologue, ‘The Eid Hug’, performed by Naveed Khan.

Sudha will also share her reflections of celebrating Eid in her multi-faith/secular extended family, living a convivial multicultural life.

Live Q & A

After the film and performances, there will be a Q & A and open discussion with many of the participants who sent submissions for the film, chaired by Revoluton Arts’ Community Activist, Imrana Mahmood.

Register to take part in the Q & A on Zoom.


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      Thu, 18 Jun 2020 14:00 — 15:00


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