Black History Month


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Liverpool 26 June 2015 to 11 December 2016

Broken Lives: slavery in modern India

Slavery still exists. Even though it is illegal throughout the world today, contemporary forms of slavery can be…

Tower Hamlets Fri 6 Nov 15 - Sun 13 Nov 16

The Caribbean’s Great War

A small display commemorating the voluntary service of young men from the Caribbean in the first World War….

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Liverpool 13 May to 11 December 2016

Afro Supa Hero

An exhibition celebrating the importance of role models and icons Afro Supa® Hero provides a snapshot of Jon…

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Manchester Thu 22 Sep - Sat 17 Dec

Benji Reid: A Thousand Words

Benji Reid’s vision as performer and creative director has made him an award-winning and senior contributor to the…

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Liverpool Sat 1st October - 31st oct 2016

Liverpool Black community trail

October is Black History Month. This national celebration aims to promote and celebrate Black contributions to British society,…

Tower Hamlets Saturday 1 - Monday 31 October


The oral history archive is a story-telling collecting project that explores the importance of oral history within the…

Hackney Saturday 1 October - Wednesday 30 November 2016


Welcome to Photomonth East London International Photography Festival 1 October – 30 November 2016. Photomonth celebrates photography in…

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Lambeth Wednesday 5 October 2016 – Tuesday 10 January 2017

The Spring To Come

Sława Harasymowicz’s exhibition unravels the story of a semi-hypothetical figure. The story tells of an aspiring poet and…

Yorkshire and Humberside 5th October – 27th October

York/New York Exhibition

Earlier this year, English Literature students from the ‘Literature at Work’ module were tasked with developing and creating…

Westminister Thurs 6th October - 3rd December

One Night In Miami…

The world would come to know him as Muhammad Ali, but on 25 February 1964, a 22-year old…

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Islington 7 October - 3 December 2016

Vasco Araújo Decolonial Desire

In this major exhibition, Portuguese artist Araújo uses photography, art installations and video to explore how the trauma…

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Kent Sat 8 Oct 2016 - Sun 8 Jan 2017

John Akomfrah: Vertigo Sea

Turner Contemporary is a partner on the UK tour of John Akomfrah’s multi-screen installation Vertigo Sea, premiered at…

Leicester Saturday 8, 15, 22, 29 October


Serendipity and WEA present: BlackChat. BlackChat will be a forum to exchange and progress ideas and plans for…

Camden 11th – 29th October 2016

The Slave by LeRoi Jones/Amiri Baraka

East of West Theatre Company in association with The Alchemist present the European premiere of THE SLAVE by LeRoi…

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Manchester Monday 26 September 8:00pm Monday 24 October 8:00pm Monday 28 November 8:00pm

RAW (Rhythm And Words)

Contact’s regular free open mic event for poets, vocalists, and MCs, featuring the Freestyle Pyramid Competition with quirky…