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Brighton and Hove Saturday 29 January 2022

The Marley Experience (Live)

The Ultimate Bob Marley Tribute Live & Direct from the Heart of the UK.   Giving you all…

Camden Saturday 29 January 2022

Jay Electronica

Jay Electronica, the mythical beast of the rap game, makes his return to Camden’s Jazz Cafe 10 years…

Swansea Saturday 29 January 2022

Trevor Nelson’s Soul Nation

After an unbelievably difficult 13/14+ months for everyone in the UK, there is light at the end of…

Yorkshire and Humberside Saturday 29 January 2022

Onipa

A message of connection through collaboration… From Ghana to London, from our ancestors to our children, a prism…

Glasgow Saturday 29 January 2022

The Selecter

The Selecter were a British ska revival band from Coventry, formed in the late 1970s as one of…

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Pilots of the Madras Squadron. Group including Sgt. (later Flt. Lt.) Billy Strachan (extreme left). Billy’s plane was named Vizagapatam after the town in India which paid for it.

Billy Strachan (1921- 1998)

Born in Jamaica as William Arthur Watkin Strachan, Billy left school in December 1939 with a desire to…


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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…


Education & Training MORE