Events Calendar

IBHM-UK Official Events 2021

We'll be hosting several events throughout October.

To find out more information and book tickets, please click the button below.

Full details of the official events will be revealed in August 2021.

Other Events 2021

Black History River Cruise

3 hour cruise along the Thames from Temple to Greenwich and back showing the thousands of years of African/Caribbean history on display.

Date and Time: Sunday 3rd October, 2pm

Location: Temple Pier, London

Tickets: £36

60 years on: The legacy of Martin Luther King's first London sermon

60 years after Martin Luther King preached his first London sermon, this event explores the ongoing significance of his message for the UK

Date and Time: Friday 29th October, 2pm

Location: Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church, London

Tickets: Free

Black Pound Day Market

Support a Black owned business on Black Pound Day by visiting the Hackney Craft Fair.

Date and Time: Saturday 2nd October, 10am

Location: 241 Well Street, London E9 6RG

Tickets: Free entry

Blacks Britannica: Diversity in Medieval England Lecture

In this lecture, historian Dr Onyeka Nubia will select and critically assess: history, mythology and mythos to reveal diversity. Africans are etched into the fabric of Englishness. But they are often excluded from our emotional memory of England's distant past. Our journey will explain why this is and offer alternative perspectives for seeing the middle ages.

Date and Time: Wednesday 27th October, 7pm

Location: St Albans Museum + Gallery, St Albans Al3 4SW

Tickets: £8- £10

Black Culture Market (Black History Month)

Black Culture Market are showcasing new and emerging entrepreneurs and businesses over two days during Black History Month UK.

Date and Time: 2nd - 3rd October, 11am

Location: Brixton, London SW9 8FR

Tickets: Free entry

COBO: Comedy Shutdown Black History Month Special

The COBO team are bringing the laughs throughout October in a 11 nights nationwide tour that includes London, Birmingham, Cardiff and and Manchester. The comedy line includes top Black British Comics Eddie Nestor, Robbie Gee and Kat B.

Date and Time: 3rd - 31st October

Location: Nationwide

Tickets: £18 - 20 (earlybird rate of £15)

Sip N Stroke: Jean-Michel Basquiat Tribute Sip and Paint Party

The popular Sip and Paint event celebrates influential American artist Jean-Michel Baquiat this Black History Month UK.

Date and Time: Saturday 2nd October, 1pm

Location: The Glitch Bar, London EC2A 4JH

Tickets: £32 -£38

City Of London: Slave Trade Money Trail Tour [Black History Month Special]

Find out how London keeps its memory of the glorification of stolen African lives that capitalised the "streets paved with gold".

Date and Time: Saturdday 2nd October, 12pm

Location: Royal Exchange, London

Tickets: £11.37

The History of Drum & Bass with Live Orchestra

Watch the Symphonica Orchestra and a world champion DJ explore the history of Jungle and Drum & Bass musical genres.

Date and Time: Friday 15th October, 7pm

Location: Brixton, London SW9 6LH

Tickets: £22.15

DJ Spooney presents Garage Classical

Legendary garage DJ and BBC Radio & TV presenter, DJ Spoony, opens Black History Month UK with his acclaimed show. Join the 'Godfather of Garage', the Ignition Orchestra and some special time as they bring a new twist to classic garage tunes.

Date and Time: 1st October, 7pm

Location: Roundhouse, London NW1 8EH

Tickets: £37 - £55 plus fees

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