Welcome to the month of October, we have finally entered into the wonderful month of Black History Month. London is a city made all the better by its multiculturalism and we are certainly spoilt for choice with ways to celebrate this year, take a look for yourself below (Check in for new additions to the list all month long).
What will you do to commemorate this month? (Let me know in the comments below)
MUSUEM OF LONDON – Black Culture in London
October 1-30, 2019 – London Wall
Museum of London are hosting a a variety of great FREE talks exploring the history of Black culture in London. All talks are free and booking is not required. Some talks include:
- The eternal beat – 3 , 6 & 27 October, 2.30pm.
- 30 Years: From Brixton to Tottenham – 10 October, 12.30pm.
- Windrush – 1, 9, 12, 13, 16, 23, 27 & 30 October, 12.30pm; 2, 7 , 9, 14, 15, 21 & 22 October, 2.30pm.
Visit the site for more information and a full list of talks: https://www.museumoflondon.org.uk/museum-london
BLACK GIRL FEST
Saturday 12 October, 2019 – Business Design Centre
The UK’s first festival celebrating Black women and girls is back for another year and this time theme is ‘Taking Up Space’
The theme comes from Black Girls Fest bid to break down barriers, champion diversity and create new seats at the table in an array of industries from tech, literature to hair and beauty.
It will be a full day affair from 10am – 7pm with lots of fun workshops, masterclasses as well as a marketplace, exhibitions, live performances, screenings and more.
Visit the site for more information and tickets:
THE BHM COMEDY SHOW
Friday 25 October, 2019 – Walthamstow Assembly Hall
As Black History Month draws to a close, Walthamstow Assembly Hall will be hosting a black history month special comedy show. What better way to end this month than with a night of belly laughter and entertainment.
COMEDIANS ON THE NIGHT INCLUDE:
Host – Wayne “Dibbi” Rollins
Slim – The people’s Champion
Rudi Lickwood – the Black Knight
Prince Abdi – African royalty
Babatunde – winner of best newcomer at black comedy awards
LIVE PERFORMANCES FROM:
Jermain Jackman (Back by popular demand)
Saxophonist – Ray Carless – one of the London jazz scene’s best-kept secrets
Visit the site for more information and tickets: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-biggest-black-history-month-comedy-show-in-london-2019-tickets-66113105077