Black History Month

2018 LISTINGS

Greater London

Camden Fri 1 Jun - Sun 21 Oct 2018

Windrush: Songs in a Strange Land

Welcomed by some as ‘Sons of Empire.’ Vilified by those spreading fears of a ‘black invasion.’ 70 years…

Southwark 18 September 2018 - 19 January 2019

Antony & Cleopatra

Antony & Cleopatra ‘Eternity was in our lips and eyes.’ Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo play the famous…

Lambeth 21 September 2018 – 1 December 2019

John Akomfrah African Soldier

John Akomfrah’s new multimedia installation remembers the millions of Africans who fought as soldiers or served as porters…

Greater London 23.09.18 – 04.11.18

Art +Revolution in Haiti

Frieze Masters located at the north-east corner of The Regent’s Park, near the London Zoo. The postcode is…

City of London 28 September - 31 October

British-Barbadian Nursing Revolution

Discover a stirring new exhibition about the ‘pioneers’ of British migration that challenges mainstream understandings. Worlds away from…

Hackney 1st – 31st October 2018 9.00am – 5.00pm

Black SuperSheroes

Forgotten Figures: Celebrating Historical Black Women in Britain from 1300 – Present.   Black SuperSheroesis back again for…

Tower Hamlets Tue 2 Oct 18 - Tue 23 Oct 18

Black Out

Black History Month Film Festival

Redbridge Tues 2 Oct - Sat 29 Dec 2018

The Woodford Rapper

Derek B shot to fame in the late 1980s as one of the first commercially successful black British…

Tower Hamlets Thu 4 Oct 18 - Sun 28 Oct 18

Windrush : Portrait of a Generation

A Photo-Essay by Jim Grover FREE exhibition and interactive events ‘Windrush: Portrait of a Generation’ is the latest…

Tower Hamlets Sat 6 Oct 18 - Tue 30 Oct 18

Taste of Shanty Town

Taste of Shanty Town will transport you into the world of the shanties of Luanda (Angola). You will…

Lambeth Thurs 15 - Sun 18 Nov 18

Comedy Cuts Barbershop Tour

“There’s an old African saying…if you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far,…

Brixton 18 October 2018 – 14 March 2019 (8 sessions)

Emotional Emancipation Circles

The Seven Keys to Emotional Emancipation are affirmations of the work required to free ourselves as Black people…

Tower Hamlets Fri 19 Oct 18

POP-Corn presents: CHI-RAQ

For our Black History Month season, POP-Corn presents Spike Lee’s 2015 CHI-RAQ. A modern day adaptation of the…

Wandsworth Friday 19 October 6.30-8pm

Untold Histories Kathleen Chater

Black people have been part of the British population for centuries, long before the Windrush generation. This is…

Lewisham Fri 19 Oct - 7:30pm

Tawiah

Catch Tawiah for this intimate gig on home turf, while you still can. Tawiahis a singer, songwriter and…

Greater London Saturday 20th October 2:30 & 7:30pm

Dido Elizabeth Belle

Monday 5th June 1780. As rioting continues to rage in London, a unique Bloomsbury family faces some home…