Bristol is a city of diversity with a rich multi-cultural history. Amongst those that have influenced its development are members of the Muslim and Jewish communities. Influencers – a project of Salaam Shalom supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund – is a series of filmed interviews with eight Muslims, one Sikh and four Jewish Bristolians. They describe their upbringing and development of a social conscience; their recognition of what their community lacked; the community initiatives they founded; and how they see the future for their community and relationships between other Bristol communities.
What is the value of trans-faith dialogue? Do community-focused support organisations still have a role in our future city? How do they need to adapt as a city becomes increasingly diverse – in age, cultural and ethnic groupings, gender, and class? Peter Brill chairs a discussion with Mohammed Elsharif, Zehra Haq, Saiqa Khan and Clare Sandler.
Booking opens Monday 2 September 2019.
Book online or in person at Watershed Box Office or on Tel: 0117 927 5100 Mon – Fri from 09:00 and Sat & Sun from 10:00.
Events start punctually and, out of consideration to other audience members and speakers, our policy is not to admit latecomers. As this is a free event – and in the interest of fairness – only one ticket can be reserved per transaction. If you would like additional tickets please book for the event again. To combat the high number of ‘no shows’ at our free events, we overbook by 20%. We ask that ticket holders are in their seats 10 minutes before start to guarantee their place. We will also admit anyone waiting without a ticket into empty seats 5 minutes before the start time.
We endeavour to hold events in venues that are accessible to all. Watershed’s cinemas and event spaces are all located on the first floor which is accessible via the lift located in the main entrance foyer at Box Office. Once on the first floor there is level access to all areas. The venue has a hearing loop system. If you have specific access concerns it is advisable to contact the venue direct.
We sometimes film and photograph events. Please let us know if you do not wish to be filmed or photographed.