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Black History Month

Black History Month

October is Black History Month (BHM) which has been celebrated widely for many years honouring the achievements, culture and the history of black people.

There is a long standing commitment to continue offering the community a vibrant selection of events and activities through programmes that provide insight into the history and culture of the African, Caribbean and diaspora communities.

In the boroughs of Kensington and Chelsea and Westminster,  Black History Month has been recognised for over 30 years with a month long programme of exciting and inspirational events and workshops. Every year throughout October people, schools, libraries, groups and organisations host events and get involved with the celebration of black history although many would now be virtual or socially distanced events in this current Coronavirus environment.

What's happening

Here's just a few of the events you can get involved in across London.

BLM Book Group
Thursdays, 16 September - 14 October 2021
Online Event
“We Need to Talk About Race – Understanding the Black Experience in White Majority Churches” by Ben Lindsay
Book Ticket Here

Black History Month 2021 – Honour, Remember, Inspire
Monday 4 October - Friday 26 November 2021
Zari Gallery, 73 Newman Street, London W1T 3EJ
Zari Gallery welcomes you to discover works by Black artists during our ‘Honour, Remember, Inspire’ exhibition running throughout Black History Month. 
Register For Free Entry Here

Penny Lecture: Mark Making in the Public Realm by artist EVEWRIGHT
Thursday 14 October 021
Morley College, 61 Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7HT
Mark Making in the Public Realm: Claiming and Preserving space for Contemporary Black British Stories in his Art Practice
Book Free Ticket Here

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