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The Mandela Project


Tangle is South West England’s African Caribbean theatre company. THE MANDELA PROJECT is the company’s 2014 Discovery Project, which toured across South West England in autumn 2014.

Tangle Company, our resident ensemble of African Caribbean actor singers, will be rehearsing WATER BREAD AND SALT, a new poetic adaptation of Nelson Mandela’s writings performed in township theatre style with music composed by Allyson Devenish at Guest Projects Africa. The launch performance will take place at TANGLE CAFÉ our annual event bringing together food and networking with professional performance and cultural exchange.

2014’s Café also incorporated the unveiling of a new commission by visual artist Nick Taylor.

Tangle is South West England’s African Caribbean theatre company.

Tangle Cafe and The Mandela Project are produced by Tangle, and takes place at Guest Projects Africa by personal invitation of Yinka Shonibare, MBE (RA).

Earlier Event: October 6
AFRORETRO School of Uganglish
Later Event: January 5
Executive Chair