Black History Month

2019 LISTINGS

Events in the East midlands

Leicester Saturday 5 October

Share Your Gospel Talent

An exhilarating evening showcasing the talents of DMU Gospel Choir, Emmanu’-El Apostolic Gospel Academy (EAGA) invites you to…

Leicester Saturday 5th October 19 20:00

Desiree Burch

You already know comedian Desiree Burch, but isn’t it time to really find out? The breakout star of…

Nottingham Tuesday 8th – 12th Oct,

QUEENS OF SHEBA

“They ask me where I am from! I say I am a mix. Of both racism and sexism…

Nottingham Wednesday 9 October 2019, 8pm

Trade By Debbie Tucker Green

Welcome to the Caribbean. Where the sun is hot and the living is uneasy. Meet three women. An…

Leicester Friday 11 – Thursday 31 October - 9:30am – 7:00pm

The Balcony Gallery Exhibition

Throughout October, Attenborough Arts Centre will be exhibiting artwork in response to the 2019 Black History Month theme.

Leicester Friday 11 October

Dennis Rollins Sextet: Funky-Funk!

DMU Music & Leicester Jazzhouse in conjunction with Serendipity present as part of Leicester’s Black History Month: Fresh…

Leicester FRIDAY 11 OCTOBER 7:45PM

BORN TO MANIFEST: JOSEPH TOONGA

Born to Manifest is a powerful new hip-hop dance double bill that illuminates the experience of young Black…

Leicester Saturday 12 October 2:00pm

Marvel’s Black Panther

After the death of his father, T’Challa returns home to the African nation of Wakanda to take his…

Nottingham Tuesday 15 October, 7.30pm

Ballet Black: Triple Bill featuring Ingoma

Celebrating their eighteenth year, there’s always excitement when Ballet Black take to the stage. Their popular programme contrasts…

Leicester WEDNESDAY 16 OCTOBER

THE MAN WHO MENDS WOMEN

Dir: Thierry Michel, Documentary, Belgium, 2015, 112 min, TBC Doctor Mukwege has helped thousands of women who have…

Leicester Thurday 17th October

BHM Live

BHM Live is an initiative that supports and showcases the work of emerging Black artists across art forms….

Leicester Friday 18 October 10:00am – 11:30am | 1:00pm – 2:30pm

Early Years Telling Tales with Sandra A Agard

Winners of the Women’s Poetry Competition held to celebrate National Poetry Day 2019, will be reading their poems,…

Leicester Saturday 19 October 12noon | 12:30pm – 2:30pm

READ A BLACK AUTHOR FLASH MOB

Now in its fourth year, join in the flash mob. Founded by Panya Banjoko, with support from Ioney…

Leicester MONDAY 21 OCTOBER 1:00PM - 3:00PM

AFRICAN DRUMMING WORKSHOPS

In conjunction with Knowledge of the Unseen exhibition, African drumming workshops will tell you about the traditional use…