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The Colour Of Madness : on BAME Mental Health

October 25 at 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

£3 - £11.99

Did you know that Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) people with mental health issues are more likely:

to be sectioned,
to be medicated,
to be ostracised,
to be forgotten.

There is a huge disparity between mental health funding for minority mental health research and the wider community.

The Colour of Madness is a seminal anthology, giving voice to these particularly marginalised groups and showcasing their remarkable talent and powerful words. The collection brings together poetry, fiction, essays, memoirs and art submitted by BAME writers, academics, mental health workers, artists and those who are still navigating life with mental health problems.

Edited by Dr Samara Linton – medical doctor and an award-winning writer – and Rianna Walcott, a PhD candidate at Kings College London, researching how women of colour form communities in digital spaces.


Join us for a unique celebration and showcasing of voices so rarely heard.


****As always we have 15 free places available for this event, first come first served, just get in touch by giving the bookshop a call or popping in and we will add your name to the guest list! ****


10 available
£3 Event Supporter Voucher£3.00This Ticket covers attendance and includes a £3 Voucher redeemable against The Colour of Madness (RRP £12.99)

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5 available
HB Book + Event Voucher£11.99These Vouchers include attendance at the event as well as a copy of the Colour of Madness (RRP £12.99) at the specially reduced price of £11.99

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8 available
PB Book + Event Voucher£8.99

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October 25
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
£3 - £11.99


Lighthouse Bookshop
43-45 West Nicolson Street
Edinburgh, Mid-Lothian EH8 9DB United Kingdom
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