Events

  • A Tribute to Runoko Rashidi
    Fri, 06 Aug
    Via Zoom
    06 Aug, 19:00
    Via Zoom
    This event will celebrate the life and times of Runoko Rashidi with various speakers talking about their knowledge of him.
  • Short Walk Around Trafalgar Square with Avril's Walks and Talks
    20 Jul, 17:45
    London, 12 Waterloo Pl, St. James's, London SW1Y 4AU, UK
    This walk will start at Waterloo Place, with a short walk to Trafalgar Square where your guide will regale you with stories of the Black history of the area and some of the people who are connected to the area.
  • Haringey Women's History Walk
    Tue, 30 Mar
    Zoom Online Event
    30 Mar, 19:00 – 21:00 BST
    Zoom Online Event
    Come on this fascinating walk to hear about women of Haringey and their contributions to the borough and history
  • Winifred Atwell - A History
    Sat, 13 Mar
    Zoom Online Event
    13 Mar, 19:30 – 21:30 GMT
    Zoom Online Event
    Meet the black woman who sold over 1 million records at a time when it was almost unheard of. She was also the first black woman to have a number one record in the UK.
  • Winifred Atwell - A History
    Wed, 27 Jan
    Zoom online event
    27 Jan, 19:00 – 21:00 GMT
    Zoom online event
    Meet the black woman who sold over 1 million records at a time when it was almost unheard of. She was also the first black woman to have a number one record in the UK.
  • Jack Johnson: Role Model or Embarrassment?
    26 Oct 2020, 19:00 – 21:00
    Online Event
    He was the world's first Black heavyweight champion...but it's not all about boxing. Come hear about the fascinating life of this man
  • So You Think You Know About Black British History?
    23 Oct 2020, 19:00 – 20:00 BST
    Online Presentation
    So You Think You Know About Black British History? is a new Windrush-era quiz put together by Avril Nanton and Robin Walker to test your history knowledge about Black British History.
  • Born of Good Intentions: Black Victorian Children in a Barnardo’s Home
    14 Oct 2020, 19:00 – 21:00 BST
    Online Presentation
    In 1866 Dr Thomas John Barnardo set up his first ragged school. This was a free school for poor children who lived in the East End of London. However, it was soon clear to him that although the children could go to school, they had nowhere to live.
  • Black Statues Around London
    Wed, 07 Oct
    Online Presentation
    07 Oct 2020, 18:00 – 19:00 BST
    Online Presentation