Reem will take part in a debate as part of Speakers Corner under the theme of: Is gender equality regressing, if so, why? Is the impact on all women the same? What do we need to do to move things forward?
The debate will start with short speeches from key individuals including the Leader of Bradford Council, Shaista Aziz of Action Aid, Reem Kelani Palestinian musician / international activist, and others.
Speakers Corner is a creative social space led by women to bring people together to create positive action.
A lunchtime concert, in which Reem will be accompanied by the masterful Bruno Heinen on piano.
Admission is free.
Further details are available from Alan Rochford (Lunchtime Concert Series Director): email@example.com (01223 698080)
Reem will be taking part in Women of the World (WOW) Bradford.
She will give a singing workshop from 13.15 - 14.15. This will take place in the Oak Room next to Kala Sangam,
She will take part in a panel discussion: Activism Without Borders from 14.45 - 15.45. This will take place in Bradford Cathedral.
Also on the panel Malia Bouattia (NUS), Mama Congozzi (Congo Campaign, nominated for Nobel Peace Prize), Sasha Bhat (Kashmir Campaign) Chaired by Martha Spurrier, new Director of Liberty.
Concert by Reem with her trio of talented musicians, comprising Birmingham born, Bruno Heinen, on piano, Birmingham educated Ryan Trebilcock on double bass, and fellow Manchester born Jon Scott on drums..
Reem's concert will mark the release of her latest album Reem Kelani: Live at the Tabernacle, which was based on a memorable concert she gave in the same venue on 22 November 2012.
It comes ahead of the main Nour Festival (20 Oct to 8 Nov) and in the words of the Festival, the concert is "in celebration of Reem's music and in recognition of her achievements in music globally as well as locally within the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea."
For this concert, Reem will present new repertoire, including songs from Palestine, Kuwait, Egypt and the American South. She will be accompanied by her trio of Bruno Heinen on piano, Ryan Trebilcock on double bass and Antonio Fusco on drums.