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Black History Every Month: Events That Inspire Action, Education & Connection
Black History Every Month: Events That Inspire Action, Education & Connection
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Black event creators are at the forefront of a movement that creates spaces for communities to thrive and enact real change. We want to celebrate them. Every week we'll be spotlighting a diverse selection of events that break new ground, raise awareness and bring people together. From enlightening panel discussions through to workouts and decolonised history lectures.
Black History Every Month: Events That Inspire Action, Education & Connection
Black History Every Month: Events That Inspire Action, Education & Connection
Black History Every Month: Events That Inspire Action, Education & Connection
Black History Every Month: Events That Inspire Action, Education & Connection
Collection by Eventbrite
Black event creators are at the forefront of a movement that creates spaces for communities to thrive and enact real change. We want to celebrate them. Every week we'll be spotlighting a diverse selection of events that break new ground, raise awareness and bring people together. From enlightening panel discussions through to workouts and decolonised history lectures.
Black event creators are at the forefront of a movement that creates spaces for communities to thrive and enact real change. We want to celebrate them. Every week we'll be spotlighting a diverse selection of events that break new ground, raise awareness and bring people together. From enlightening panel discussions through to workouts and decolonised history lectures.

After a long wait (the exhibition was first slated for June '20) Serpentine North's retrospective on British-Ghanaian photographer James Barnor has finally opened its doors, presenting thousands of images of the diaspora in post-war London and evocative shots of pre-independence.

CasildART host an in person art event celebrating the artists that explore what it means to be a Black woman creating in the current moment, such as Caroline Chinakwe and Sharon Adebisi.

Part of University of Westminster’s Black History Year project, join poet and spoken word performer George The Poet, as he leads an online event filled with performances, discussions, and audience questions.

A roundtable of authors and editors discuss their views on Black romance and its position in British literary culture. The panel includes Talia Hibbert, Andi Osho, and Frances Mensah Williams.

In a celebration of Black History Month, Royal Holloway Black are joined by anti-racism campaigner and Labour Peer Baroness Doreen Lawrence OBE as she discusses her thoughts on racism and her hopes for the future.

In this one-off online talk from Harrow Libraries, author Avril Nanton talks about her book with co-author Jody Burton, Black London: History, Art & Culture in Over 120 Places, and looks at stories of Black Londoners from Tudor times to today.

Black feminist historian Dr Kesewa John leads this online reading group looking at the newly republished book, Claudia Jones: A Life in Exile by Marika Sherwood. Discuss the legacy of Claudia Jones and how this generation can build on what she created.

Join writer and poet Louisa Adjoa Parker as she looks into the area’s rich multi-ethnic history, including links to transatlantic slavery, abolitionists, and the children of African American soldiers.

Squat, twirl and twerk your way to peak fitness as a live DJ unleashes a playlist of Caribbean Soca, Dancehall and Afrobeats.

Help shape how African heritage is understood in Hackney by taking part in this online event, led by writer Benjamina Efua Dadzie. The Being African in Hackney exhibition looks at the stories of people moving to the borough from the 1960s through to today.

Taking place at East London’s Restless Beings, this panel will highlight the herstories of Black women in Britain, the impact they’ve had on culture and society, and their achievements across the arts.

In this educational online workshop learn more about the fascinating Black women of London’s East End, including Phillis Wheatley (the first published Black female poet) and Annie Brewster, one of the earliest nurses of African descent in London.

Join Stella Dadzie, founder member of OWAAD, as she talks about her latest book A Kick in the Belly: Women, Slavery & Resistance, which tells the often forgotten story of female resilience and defiance.

Join author Stephanie Phillips in this online talk as she discusses her book about the musician Solange Knowles, the ways she defied the music industry’s image of Black women, and growing up in the shadow of her superstar sister Beyoncé.

Take part in this in-person event which aims to inspire Black men who want to grow themselves and others. Learn what it takes to achieve greatness and maintain a healthy state of mind.

Led by artist Rachelle Romeo, this online workshop explore Black British female identity through collage and assemblage and asks how Black women navigate being stereotypes and find ways to express themselves.

Dr Leila Kamali charts the history of Black people settling in Britain, from Roman times through to Windrush and beyond, and examines the current state of race relations in the wake of BLM.

Taking place at The Granville in North London, Black History Fashion Show celebrates the Black community in Brent and promotes racial harmony, fun, community engagement, and empowerment for everyone involved.

The monthly book club celebrates the work of queer, Black artists providing a space for book lovers to share perspectives, learn queer histories, and build community with one another.

Pop down to Black Owned Hackney and take in the bustling weekend market filled exclusively with Black owned businesses and some of London’s best artisan traders, sustainable brands, and vegan bites.

Explore what it means to understand self-image, relationships and attachment in the post-Love Island world at this online talk. Discuss how misogynoir impacts our early lives and shapes our self-image.

Clapham Library hosts this glorious celebration of Black British women in theatre during the 80s and 90s. Featuring Munirah Theatre Company and the writer Nicola Abram, the evening will explore how Black female performers responded to the racism and sexism of the time.

In this online class, you are invited to take part in a therapeutic yoga session that utilises calming restorative practices and empowering meditation to boost wellbeing. The class aims to celebrate the beauty of Black people in all shapes, sizes and abilities.

Black women are five times more likely to die at childbirth than white women. Go beyond that damning stat to understand the issue in more depth and make connections with birth workers, parents and anyone else that wants to join.

Join Leila Hassan-Howe, co-founder of the 1970s Race Today collective, as she discusses her activism, challenging police brutality, what it was like to be at the legendary Black People’s Day of Action in 1981, and more.

The first part of a series of online lectures looking at art and political activism, this session will see lecturer Elizabeth Robles look at how Black artists feel the burden of representation and the difficulties of labelling artists and art practices by ethnicity.

Part of a series of events on the legendary Black British activist Darcus Howe, Leila Hassan-Howe talks about her husband's upbringing, his influences and the legacy of his work with the Black Panthers and the Mangrove 9.

Part of the Guardian Live sessions, journalist Joseph Harker celebrates Black British literature through 50 important texts taking in Olaudah Equiano’s story of enslavement to Michaela Coel’s breakthrough hit Chewing Gum Dreams.

This Birmingham-based group offers a safe space for Black women to meet, share their experiences and find a sense of belonging. In this meeting you can discuss what it’s like being a Black woman in today’s society and how to find sisterhood when you need it.

Educator and activist Chantelle Lunt talks about the history of Black people in Liverpool as well as the wider contributions Black people have made to UK history over the years.