As we all know this month is Black History Month. So, I am going to make a list of a variety of creative Black History events across the UK.
Black History Month: Big City Stories: Black London’s Film Heritage
This event is based on the Screenings of ‘Big City Stories’. It follows the lifestyle of the African- Caribbean population which were based in London. Following their lifestyle and watching how they adapted In to the London culture as well as Community. It focuses on things such as during the WWII and in the post- Windrush 1950s. As well as Brixton and Notting Hill.
Taking place on Thursday the 25th of October 2018. It will start at 7pm to 9:30pm
It will be held at the Marcus Garvey Library, Tottenham Green Centre,1 Philip Lane in London. N15 4JA
Admission for this event is free – https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/black-history-month-big-city-stories-black-londons-film-heritage-tickets-47906547774?aff=ebdssbdestsearch
– By Black history studies
Black History Month: Chineke! Concert
Chineke! Orchestra is one of the first Orchestra concerts in Europe made up of Afro-Caribbean and minority ethnic Musicians. The performance is by black British composer Samuel Coleridge-Taylor. He was a conductor of mixed heritage as well as an English composer.
This event is suitable for all ages.
Held on Saturday the 27th of October 2018. Starting from 18:30 – 20:00 BST.
The event will be held at Draper Hall, London, SE17 3AN.
Admission is £5, under 6s go free.
– By Draper together
‘RESPECT’ An Ethical Fashion Show Celebrating Black History Month
A Creativity event celebrating black women, fashion, music, art, music, spoken word and art of fashion wrapping demonstration. A chance to get in touch with your history in order to celebrate black history month through a variety of creativity.
Taking place on Sunday the 21st of October 2018 13:00 – 16:00 BST.
The location will be at Blackburne House, Blackburne place, Liverpool, L8 7PE.
Admission is £5.83
– By Blackburne House
ART WORKSHOP – Black History Month
This workshop brings you work based on Yinka Shonibare. You will have the chance to take part you will be able to adapt your ideas for cultural art/design use. It will represent ideas of authenticity, ornamentation and commodity. There will be an exhibition display which will be hosted by BCU. Book before hand because it is restricted to 20 people.
Held on Tuesday the 30th of October 2018, 10:30- 15:30 GMT.
Location will be at Birmingham City University- Faculty of Arts, Design and Media, 5 Cardigan Street, Birmingham, B4 7XJ
Admission is free
– By Birmingham school of Arts
BCU BME Network presents Origins: Poetry Night
This poetry night allows you to bring fourth your black history and speak about it through poetry. Therefore it gives you the chance to speak about your culture, heritage or even your younger days. This event provides a platform for you to share your culture and history through poetry.
Held on Tuesday the 23rd of October 2018 at 19:00- 21:00.
This event will be at Birmingham City University, City Centre Campus, Cardigan Street, Parkside Building, Birmingham, B4 7BD.
Admission is free.
– By BCU BME Network