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My Best Friend's Wedding
Southampton 19 - 23 October 2021

My Best Friend’s Wedding

The smash-hit 90s movie My Best Friend’s Wedding is now a brand new musical comedy and you’re invited!…

Birmingham Tuesday 19 October 2021

Ocean Wisdom

Ferocious and fierce with a faultless flow, Ocean Wisdom has cemented himself as one of the most versatile…

Salford Tuesday 19 October 2021

Loyiso Gola: Pop Culture

Loyiso Gola is a South African stand-up comedian. He is the co-creator and anchor of the late-night satirical…

Manchester Tuesday 19 October 2021

Slum Village

Slum Village need no introduction. One of the most famous Hip Hop outfits of all time and thus…

Southampton Tuesday 19 October 2021

Jordan Mackampa

After catching the eye of Beats’ Julie Adenuga for his debut single Same Faces, he has only gained…

Brighton and Hove Tuesday 19 October 2021

House Gospel Choir

The late great Frankie Knuckles once called house music: “church for people that have fallen from grace.” Anyone…

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Fostering & Adoption MORE

“I would definitely encourage others to consider adoption. I always knew I wanted children and I tried everything from IVF to surrogacy to have them. All of those journeys led to heartbreak, except adoption.

WATCH: In the midst of a pandemic, adoption is firmly in the hearts of our communities 

As we enter Black History Month, we and the world instinctively reflect and celebrate the positive things within black communities. It is widely known in black communities that…


History of Slavery MORE

Jacques Callot, The Slave Market, 1629. Picture: National Gallery of Art / CC0 - Credit: National Gallery of Art / CC0

The last slave owners of Islington

Islington in the 1830s was transforming from rural outskirts into a genteel suburb. Like today, bricks and mortar…


View of island Goree with fort and Dakar city visible in the background. Gorée Island. Dakar, Senegal. Africa. Île de Gorée.

Slave Trade Routes

Countless local and regional slave trades in Europe, Africa, and the Americas combined to create the transatlantic slave…


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