the art exhibition: no colours for my coat 2023
We were beyond saddened to lose Paul Yusuf to Covid-19 in January 2021. This new exhibition in 2023 celebrates his work, his life and his continuing inspiration to BE THE DIFFERENCE.
From January 14th to February 18th, 2023, in partnership with Diss Corn Exchange, Kinder Shores will host an art exhibition: No Colours for My Coat that will display the remarkable work of Paul Yusuf. Alongside his work there will be an additional exhibition of the work of local care experienced young people and adults.
Tuesday 17th January at 7pm / Preview Night
There will be readings of Paul’s poetry and music together with an opportunity to view the exhibition. This will be largely an invited audience. There will be a number of tickets available to the public for a small donation of £4.
Music will be provided by Eric Sedge - a Suffolk singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist annA rydeR. Paul’s words will be read by Steve Banks, a Norfolk-based actor and playwright.
HM Lord-Lieutenant of Norfolk, Lady Dannatt is to be the guest of honour on this evening.
Thursday 9th of February at 7pm / The Care Experience Debate
Hosted by the Cornhall and chaired by Ian Winter CBE former senior civil servant and Director of Social Services this will feature a notable keynote speaker together with a panel for an opportunity to discuss and ask questions of the panel. And of course, a last opportunity to view the exhibition. This too will be a mix of a ticketed and invited audience.
Actor, Writer, Contemporary Artist & Youth Ambassador, Chris Wild, will be our Keynote Speaker for this event. See more about the event & book tickets, here.