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Black History Every Month: Events That Inspire Action, Education, and Connection
Black History Every Month: Events That Inspire Action, Education, and 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, and Connection
Black History Every Month: Events That Inspire Action, Education, and Connection
Black History Every Month: Events That Inspire Action, Education, and Connection
Black History Every Month: Events That Inspire Action, Education, and Connection
Coleção por 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.

Join the Leeds-based writer, poet and performer Abdullah Adekola as he performs a selection of his poetry. A star on the rise, Adekola has been selected for the New Creatives North talent development programme.

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.

This online yoga event for Black women and non-binary people will encourage participants to tap into their inner oasis by leading them through a gentle Ashtanga flow that is accessible to all levels. The session will focus on relaxation, allowing you to find calm in a busy world.

This series of fortnightly online workshops explores how love, grief, loss and community building specifically affect Black queer men. Learn how to find support and look after your mental health during difficult periods.

Celebrating the life and work of pioneering filmmaker Menelik Shabazz, Kush Films presents an online screening of Shabazz’s greatest films. The event will also feature a tribute talk featuring special guests Victor Romero Evans and Angie Lemar.

Leeds-based poet and co-founder of Say It With Your Chest performs at Left Bank Leeds. Exploring the paradoxes of being Black in Britain, Taiwo’s work also looks at toxic masculinity and the Black experience in the north of England.

Roller skating has become the hot new trend this summer, so why not pick up a pair of wheels and join Black Women Skate for a skate practice. Head down to AURA Dance Studios in Solihull to roll the evening away with great conversation, good music, and good vibes only.

In this online talk you can learn about the hidden story of Tacky’s War, one of the most significant slave rebellions in Caribbean history. By looking back at the uprising, attendees will consider whether Tacky was an unsung hero of his time.

In a discussion led by Black feminist historian Jade Bentil, this workshop will reflect on the radical love, ethics, and care that are at the heart of Black feminism.

Join the bestselling author Otegha Uwagba as she talks in person about her new book We Need to Talk About Money, an honest take on our society’s complicated relationship with money.

If you want podcasting to be part of your future why not take part in this online event. Featuring Richie Brave from 1Xtra Talks and Moya Lothian-McLean from gal-dem, you’ll learn how to get the most out interviewees and how to be an active listener.

Part of the Decolonising Futures programme, this event explores the colonial legacies that continue to further inequality for queer and transgender people of colour. Hear from activists of colour and artists who are working to create new ways of working.

This online event gives Black people the space to talk openly about how racism affects their mental health and the role of faith in their lives. The discussion will also touch on access to mental health services in the UK and the challenges Black people face.

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.

This tour celebrates the many Black people who have made cities like Norwich what they are. Starting outside The Forum, the tour takes in the history of local street traders in the 18th and 19th centuries, the UK’s first Black circus owner, and 19th century boxing hero Jem Mace.

Repeated for the United Nations International Decade of People of African Descent, Black History Walks takes attendees on a fact and fun-filled tour through Clapham Common, South London, to discuss the many homes and establishments connected to the slave trade in the area.

GLDN Purpose provide regular online spaces for Black women to connect, network and support each other. Start new friendships and become part of an online community of like-minded women while supporting Black women to pursue their passions in life.

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

Join the Black Girls Do Bike team as they embark on a brisk cycle through leafy south east London before arriving at Rock Steady Rum Lounge in Gipsy Hill for free cocktails and brunch. It’s a chance to meet new people, have a chat, and show off your favourite biking outfit.

It’s the season to break out the picnic blanket and enjoy events like Ghana Girls Link Up, which promises to bring music, canvas painting, Sobolo shots, and floral charcuterie boxes to Regent’s Park, London. Book your tickets while you can.

To honour what would have been the 97th birthday of lauded African American writer James Baldwin, a screening of the documentary film about his life and legacy - The Price of the Ticket - will be shown at Stanley Arts in South East London.

There is no real concept or agenda behind this event, it's simply about providing a safe space for Black women to come together to share their stresses and have their voices heard. Vital.

Taking place online across August, FLY! Celebrates Black women filmmakers from Cameroon, New Zealand, and Canada. Watch a curated selection of film screenings, take part in a creative writing workshop, or engage with thought-provoking Q&As from female directors.

Created in response to the growing interest in the practice of African spirituality, this online event will look at the role of women in African spiritual systems, ritual practices, the misrepresentation of African practices and more.

Northamptonshire poet Tré Ventour leads this online lecture looking at his own relationship with privilege and whiteness through his place in the private school system, the whiteness of sports like cricket, and his name as a colonial attachment.

Hosted by Black History Walks, this online event offers the rare chance to hear the Jamaican literary icon Dr Erna Brodber whose award-winning work is often seen as a celebration of African diasporic folk cultures.

In Coventry, take the opportunity to sport your cutest headwrap at Doek on Fleek. Founded by Thandi Mavata, Doek on Fleek aims to bring together women from different backgrounds for a day to promote female empowerment and wellbeing.

As part of Kingston libraries' Black History celebrations, this online reading group will discuss Zadie Smith’s seminal novel, White Teeth. Through a story that tackles race, class, faith, and gender, attendees are encouraged to have open conversations on race and equality.

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.

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.