Learn about Black Atlantic History with Diego Ife – (5-week course)

Tuesday 7 November - Tuesday 5 December

Join this FREE 5-week learning programme to gain skills, knowledge, a certificate and prize giveaways with Diego Ife.


Come and learn about the cultures and history of Black people in Africa prior to the onset of the slave trade (locations, empires/state societies, myths, and folklore challenging Egyptology etc.); plantation realities and cultures; slave rebellions; Abolition; liberation politics; Windrush diasporic experiences; popular culture and ‘blackness’.

Class attendees will explore case studies in the form of documentaries / film clips; group discussions; and multiple-choice quizzes, along with Amazon voucher giveaways.

Course objectives include pathways to formal qualifications, creative writing, and improving research skills.

You can sign up to the whole course only. Please book only if you can attend all five sessions.


  • Tuesday 7 November, 5.30pm to 7.30pm
  • Tuesday 14 November, 5.30pm to 7.30pm
  • Tuesday 21 November, 5.30pm to 7.30pm
  • Tuesday 28 November, 5.30pm to 7.30pm
  • Tuesday 5 December, 5.30pm to 7.30pm

Please note – we have only 10 spaces on this course, so book early!

*For adult (19+) residents of RBKC /London.

**Please note the names and addresses of all who book will be shared with the tutor, who will contact you to send you an enrolment form to check eligibilllity.

Contact libraries@rbkc.gov.uk if you have any queries about booking.