Black History Month: Past, Present & Future Virtual Event

Wednesday 25 October

Join us for a special virtual event for Black History Month, celebrating Black serving personnel, Black History Month: Past, Present & Future on Wednesday, 25 October at 18:30 GMT+0100 (British Summer Time).


Gain insights into the history of Black representation in the Royal Navy and Royal Marines from guest speakers, hear from serving men and women share their proudest career highlights, and find out how the Royal Navy is evolving for the future through interactive Q&A sessions, interviews, and discussions.

Don’t miss out on this unforgettable evening of reflection, inspiration, and unity. Book your FREE ticket today and join us in celebrating Black History Month with the Royal Navy.

How do I attend the virtual event?

The joining link will be sent by email to you ahead of the event using the email address you provided during the registration process. Please keep an eye on your email inboxes (spam and junk folders too).

To join, click on the link enclosed in your email at the event start time. This will open the event on your computer in your default web browser. For the optimal experience, we recommend using a laptop or desktop computer, instead of a tablet or smartphone.

The official event stream link will only be distributed via Eventbrite to ticketholders therefore any third-party links shared on social media should not be trusted. We will never ask you to provide any card details to access the event so if you see this during the event, please report it to your cardholder.

If you have any technical difficulties, please contact us at and a member of our team can assist.

Worried about committing?

This is a free online event, there is nothing to lose. We will not pressure you and there is no obligation to apply because you have attended the event. The purpose of the event is to bring like-minded individuals together, to introduce you to what life in the Royal Navy is like.

Is this event right for me?

This event is mainly suited for people who are looking to join the Royal Navy, are between the ages of 16 to 39, and a National of the United Kingdom, Dual Citizenship, or a Commonwealth Citizen.

About the Royal Navy

In times of peace and conflict, the Royal Navy is key to Britain’s prosperity and success. We help to stabilise the seas, keeping the maritime trade that’s the lifeblood of the UK economy flowing. We act as a guardian and a diplomat, as a humanitarian force for good, and a peacekeeper on the global stage.

Joining the Royal Navy isn’t just a career, it’s a lifestyle. It might not be for everyone, but if it’s for you, you’ll enjoy unique benefits that only life in the military can offer.

Want more information?

If you want to learn more about the Royal Navy, please visit our website. Connect with us on Facebook, or check out our YouTube channel.

Consent and Privacy

If you are registering to attend the virtual event Black History Month: Past, Present & Future in the Royal Navy we would like to keep you informed of all our career opportunities in the Royal Navy and Royal Naval Reserve with the data you’ve provided, as well as using your personal data for statistical purposes. We are committed to doing all that we can to keep your data secure. To prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place technical and organisational procedures to secure the data we collect about you – for example using varying levels of encryption. We also make sure that any third parties that we deal with have an obligation to keep all personal data they process on our behalf secure. Please note, that you can opt-out at any time. For full details on how we use and store your personal data please view the MOD Privacy Notice.

Additional Information

The official event stream link will only be distributed via Eventbrite to ticketholders, therefore any third-party links shared on social media should not be trusted. As this a FREE event, we will never ask you to provide any card details when registering for a ticket.

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