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On Saturday 6 & Sunday 7 August, Black Gold Arts will take over The Whitworth & Whitworth Park, featuring local and national black artists.

Black Gold Arts – Whitworth Takeover is a two-day outdoor music and arts festival that showcases the very best, live music, DJs, dance, performance, fashion and a catwalk — we are serving it all for FREE!

Our theme this year is Inherited Freedom. Your inaugural urban arts festival awaits.

Sculpture Terrace main stage

House Of Blaque Queer Carnival * Family Catwalk Extravaganza * Slay Cabaret *
House Of Noir * LayFullStop * mandla * VEBA * Fehdah * Hooping Diva – Natasha Moonshine * Dandyism * Hot Black Swagga – DJ Stacy bee : UKKU Bit : Medulla * Qweenz Of Everything – Blaque Ivory : Lady Bushra : Val Qaeda : The BollyWitch * Mix- Stress – DJ set and Live PA * House of Fire Strollers * Meme Gold * Seren Marimba * Ghetto Fabulous * I M PACT

Hosted by: Rikki Beadle-Blair & Pops Roberts

Art Garden
Closer 2 My Dreams – Chad Taylor: Walkabout dance
Dance workshops by Ghetto Fabulous.

Office of Useful Art
Provocation led by mandla structured around the theme of ‘Inherited Freedom’
inspired by Black and Indigenous feminists and writers.

music, arts, family and food across the weekend.
Street Food from Yardies, Jerk House, Istanbul’s Kitchen,
Mi & Pho, Lucky Mamas, Alchemic Coffee, Spoon Desserts & Bar@Yours.


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