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31 ways to celebrate Black History Month UK

We're challenging everyone to celebrate Black History Month UK in a different way each day of October!

International Black History Month is commemorated across the world in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Germany, Northern Ireland and the Netherlands. We’ve been celebrating it in the United Kingdom since the 1980s and we’re challenging all our supporters to celebrate Black British History in a different way each day of October.

Here are 31 ways you can celebrate #BlackHistoryMonthUK this month:

1. Join us and help amplify the voices of Black people living in the UK

2. Support a Black-owned business on Black Pound Day on 1st October

3. Visit the Black Cultural archives in Brixton, London

4. Donate or Sign up to a Black British organisation or charity

5. Host a Black movie night (or marathon if you have the stamina!)

6. Spend time with a Black elder in your community

7. Read a Black British author

8. Host a Black British History Quiz (why not try one of our quizzes)

9. Support the Black British media and press (check out our Black British movies and TV shows recommendations)

10. Sign up to mentor a vulnerable Black child in your community

11. Subscribe to a Black British social media influencer

12. Explore Black History in your local area and don't forget to snap a picture and tag us @bhmuk_landmarks on Instagram

13. Decorate your home in Black art

14. Spread the word on our campaign theme of 'Sharing Journeys' by sharing any of our campaign videos or making and sharing a post on your social media platform

15. Read the biography of an influential Black figure