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August New Writing Festival Presents

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Thu 29 Aug - Sat 31 Aug, 8.30pm

About All The Colours

All the Colours is about a woman called Salimatu who is from Sierra Leone who escapes the civil war that took place in 1991-2002. We see this woman’s fight to save her family only to end up face to face with one of the commanders from the RUF who took control of Sierra Leone and killed over 50,000 people. Salimatu ends up in London because of a British charity that went in and helped the wounded. She is brought to Britain where she gets into conflict with the immigration department. She has to start a new life with or without her family. This story is full of twists and turns but deeply moving. All the Colours is about one woman’s turbulent journey from Africa to the UK. It explores family, civil war and upheaval.