A relaxed environment and chance to meet creatives and artists making waves in the visual arts, theatre and music industries. With live performances and plenty of chance to chat.

Entertainment by DJ Kilo & spoken word artist, Barakiah Lynette.

Food available to buy from Chef’s Hut on site.
Hosted by Rastarella Falade and Beccy D’Souza


Who is this event for?

Global Ethnic Majority* Women** who are involved in creative arts, including but not limited to, DJs, musicians, poets, creative workshop facilitators, writers, dancers, comedians, actors, directors, vloggers singers, and artists. Also, women** who are in creative leadership roles within their own community or professional organisations.

*We use ‘Global Ethnic Majority’ here as a collective term that refers to people who are Black, Asian, Brown, dual / multiple heritage, indigenous to the global south and / or have been racialised as ethnic minorities.

**We use ‘women’ here as an inclusive term that encapsulates anyone who has lived experience of womanhood.

About the Facilitators

Rastarella Falade is the founder of Cultural Vibrations (Unity Through Music) established in 2009 and Nottingham Global Roots Festival (2015).
Rastarella is a grassroots event manager & predominantly a Global Ethnic Majority music promoter. She is also a radio presenter on 97.5 Kemet Fm, a creative marketing consultant and an empowerment speaker. Rastarella is the current Global Roots Music Programmer at Nottingham Trent University.

Beccy D’Souza is the current Artist Development Producer at Nottingham Playhouse. With 20 years experience working in theatre, primarily as a freelance actor and producer, Beccy joined Nottingham Playhouse in 2023, managing and curating artist development opportunities through Amplify, Nottingham Playhouse’s professional artist network for theatre makers with a connection to the Midlands. She was a founder member of The Party Somewhere Else Collective. She was also part of the Freelance Task Force in 2020, is an alumni of Birmingham School of Acting, Stage One’s Bridge The Gap and Edinburgh Fringe’s Emerging Producers and is currently taking part in Transforming Governance, a governance training programme with New Art Exchange.