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Black History Month Events

Black History Month 2021 - Explore these exciting activities

October is here, which means Black History Month, a time to celebrate the diverse history of those with African or Caribbean heritage.

There are lots of exciting activities in Southwark and Lambeth, which you can find on their websites here:

Southwark Black History Month

Lambeth Black History Month

Black History Month 2021 Activity Links

We have also put together a selection of events above, for you to enjoy either online, or in-person. Click the links below to register or for more information.

online

"Black Power Women", Black Cultural Archives October 8th 19.30-21.00

This event spotlights the role of black women in the social justice movements in Britain. FREE, register here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/black-power-women-tickets-177059037347

kid's online

"My Skin, Your Skin: Using reading to celebrate diversity and combat racism", October 7th , 19.00-20.00

Join the launch of the book by Laura Henry-Allaine MBE who will share some of the book and how we can use reading as a powerful tool. FREE, register here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/my-skin-your-skin-using-reading-to-celebrate-diversity-and-combat-racism-tickets-180904188297

"Kid's Black History Month Quiz", Lambeth Black History Month, October 9th and October 23rd.

Test your knowledge of Black History, quiz posted at 11AM answers at 4PM. https://www.facebook.com/BHMLambeth

in-person events

"White Allies - What Lies Beneath the Surface", Space in Between, October 6th, 18.00-20.00 at 3space.

Join PACT's Josephine Namusisi-Riley to discuss her approach to anti-racism work. FREE,

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/white-allies-what-lies-beneath-the-surface-tickets-178878730097?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

"Somewhere between there and here" Rita Keegan, now-27 November, South London Gallery.

A collection of the artists textiles, painting and experimental media, the exhibition explores ideas around Black female identity. FREE, more information here: https://www.southlondongallery.org/exhibitions/rita-keegan-somewhere-between-there-and-here/

Posted by Layla Meerloo on 6 Oct, 2021

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