Young, Gifted, and On Track

 YG and On Track Abdal Hadi formerly stevie SmithCelebrating forty years of the Black-E, the exhibition researches the lives of dozens of Black-E ‘alumni/ae’ (former youthful participants, volunteers and apprentices), to create an extended exhibition of the youth of the past to inspire the youth of the present. The project aims to identify the impact that The Black-E has had on alumnae, paying particular attention to their potential as role models for young people currently in our community.

The Exhibition can be viewed in the Black-E Gallery, Wednesdays-Saturdays from 11:00 until 17:00

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If you were a young person at the Black-E in the 1970s or 1980s you are also invited to become part of the Exhibition. 

To take part only the following are required:

  1. 3 teenage memories of your time at The Black-E
  2. 3 adult memories since your teenage days at The Black-E
  3. A photo  of yourself as a teenager
  4. A present day photo

YG and On Track-Paula-Tyrell

You can make contact by


  • a) Phoning The Duty Officer on 709 5109 or emailing staff [at] to arrange a meeting with Paul Jamieson or Joe Cain who work on the project fortnightly on Thursdays.
  • b) Sending your memories and photographs to: staff [at]             
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