Black History Month

2019 LISTINGS

Liverpool Until 7 April 2019

Journey to Justice

Powerful and moving personal stories reveal the circumstances that lead ‘ordinary’ people to take action for social justice…

© John Akomfrah Still taken from Mimesis: African Soldier by John Akomfrah, co-commissioned by 14-18 NOW, New Art Exchange, Nottingham and Smoking Dogs Films, with additional support from Sharjah Art Foundation
Southwark Until March 2019

Mimesis: African Soldier

The First World War was waged between empires that were global in their ambitions and reach. Between 1914 and…

Camden Sun 20 Jan - Sun 23 Jun, 2019

No Direction Home Standup Night

In 2018, CPT, Counterpoints Arts and award-winning comedian Tom Parry (Pappy’s; Badults; The Lost Disc) launched the No…

Hackney Thu, 21 Mar 2019, 10:00 – Tue, 26 Mar 2019

House of African Art – Launch

We are excited to announce that the launch for the House of African Art (HAART) will take place…

Hackney Thu, 21 Mar – Tue, 26 Mar 2019,

House of African Art – Launch

We are excited to announce that the launch for the House of African Art (HAART) will take place…

Camden Tue 26 Mar, 2019 to Thu 28 Mar, 2019

We Owe You A Legacy

We Owe You a Legacy is a deeply felt, lyrical exploration of the way colonialism has infiltrated the…

Camden Wed 27 - Thu 28 March 2019

The Washing Up

With original songs and stories, The Washing Up takes an absurd look at the politics and practice of…

Hackney 28 March onwards

EXHIBITION: BLACK SOUND

This installation in the Mezzanine chronicles a century of black musical DIY creativity This landmark, critically acclaimed installation…

Lewisham Thu 28 – Sat 30 Mar 2019

Likkle Rum with Grandma

When I came here I cried for nearly two years… everyday. Before she was grandma, she was mum;…

Hackney Fri, 29 Mar 2019, 19:00 – Sat, 30 Mar 2019

EZHEL | LIVE IN EUROPE 2019 | LONDON

Turkey’s hottest and most famous rapper is in London as part of this sensational European Tour brought to…

Camden Fri 29 Mar, 2019

Brexit Carnival

So this is the date – or is it? Join a lineup of crack CPT entertainers to commemorate,…

Hampshire Sun 31 March 2019

9 to 5 The Musical

Tumble outta’ bed and stumble to Dolly Parton’s rip-roaring West End musical! 9 to 5 The Musical is…

Camden Tue 2 Apr, 2019 to Sat 20 Apr, 2019

Elephant in the Room

Presented by Lanre Malaolu Michael, a young working-class black man from Hackney, seems to have a good life –…

Lambeth Sat, 6 April 2019 19:00 – 23:30

Brother Strut LIVE in London

After 2 sell out shows at London’s KoKo, we’ve upped the ante AGAIN! Brother Strut are returning to…

Derby Saturday 13 April 2019

An Indian Abroad by Pariah Khan

Stifled by life in middle-class India, Krishnan is desperate to see more of the world. He takes a…