Nottinghamshire’s Black History-West Bridgford Libary-Community Learning

Tuesday 21 September - Tuesday 12 October 2021

Bookings will close 7 days before the course starts.

Key details

  • Date: 21 September – 12 October 2021
  • Sessions: Tuesdays: 1pm – 3pm
  • No. sessions: 4
  • Venue: West Bridgford Library, Nottingham
  • For ages: 19+
  • Group size: 5 – 15
  • Cost: FREE – £36

About this course

The course will explore the history of black people in Nottinghamshire. Beginning with the first documented black settlers and following an historical timeline  it will investigate the black history, heritage and culture of Nottinghamshire

What will be covered on the course?  What will be taught to learners?

  • The first documented history of black settlers
  • History behind The Windrush Generation
  • Nottinghamshire post war
  • Nottingham riots  that took place in 1958
  • Nottingham race relations

What will learners achieve by the end of the course?

  • Knowledge of the first documented history of  black settlers
  • Knowledge of the Windrush generation
  • A Timeline knowledge of black communities in Nottingham

What skills or knowledge do learners already need to have to attend the course?

  • Learners are not required to have any previous knowledge to attend the course

Learners are advised to bring along a pen and paper.

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