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Black History Month: Events

#BHM Events

#LSBU Time for Change : Actions Not Words

Events at LSBU

EquiNet, LSBU's Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic & Allies Network, are proud to deliver this calendar of celebratory events, activities & talks as part of Black History Month 2022 - and this year's theme being 'Time for Change : Actions Not Words', we hope our offering this year reflects exactly that! These events are free to attend and open to all.

The LSBU Dame Elizabeth Anionwu Annual Lecture 2022

Celebrating diversity in Nursing and Midwifery

Thursday 13th October -  5.30pm to 7.30pm

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An evening with historian Robin Walker

An understanding of the past can lead to change and action in the present

Monday 17th October - 6pm - 7.30pm

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BHM2022 at LSBU: Touki Bouki Screening - LSBU Film Division

Touki Bouki - a quirky and flamboyant offbeat classic!

Thursday 20th October 2022 - 6pm - 8.30pm

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BHM2022 at LSBU: Blood Pressure - let's talk numbers!

A community health event in collaboration with the Gift of Living Donation

Wednesday 26th October 2022

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BHM2022 at LSBU: Improving mental health services for Black students

An opportunity to learn & celebrate Black mental health and wellbeing

Thursday 3rd November 2022-POSTPONED

This event will now take place on Thursday 9th February 2022

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Black History Month has been marked in the UK for over 40 years, offering an opportunity for us to highlight events covering the history of the Black presence in Britain, the work of Black writers and poets, stories from the Africa Diaspora, and much more

See the events that the British Library has put together to celebrate BHM 2022.

Africa Writes Festival


Africa Writes festival, the UK’s largest celebration of contemporary African and diaspora literature brought to you by the Royal African Society, returns for its ninth edition. Expect a vibrant programme of talks, readings and performance exploring themes of imagination, pleasure and activism within African literature today.

Be prepared for provocative and illuminating discussions, thought provoking conversations and enlightening performances.

See more of this festival and other past events on the British Library Player


History Walks, Talks, Films & Tours In London


Harlem in Mayfair Black History Walk

Saturday 15 October 10am

Interactive walking tour of the hidden African/Caribbean history in London’s posh Mayfair area from 1920s to 2020s Mayfair is not traditionally associated with the Black presence but there is a…

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Black Power Women of Brixton walk

Sunday 23 October 10am

Black women in Britain fought for civil/equal rights as hard as their American counterparts. This is their story in the Brixton area First time back since the pandemic! Black people…

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Black Presence in the Wallace Collection

Sunday 23 October 11am

From looted Ashanti Gold to Black Kings and Princesses. The Wallace Collection is one of the world’s great individual art collections The Wallace Collection is one of the world’s great individual…

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More info on the Black History Walks website

Debbie Weekes-Bernard, Deputy Mayor Communities & Social Justice has handpicked just some of the great ways to celebrate the heritage and culture of Black communities in London.

Celebrating Black History Month in London

Illustration by Tinuke Fagborun

BHM Events in Greater London

Find these events and many more on the BHM Events page


Events in Southwark

Events in Lambeth

Check out the 9 events that Stylist magazine has picked out to reflect Black history, celebrate Black joy and highlight the importance of taking action.

Stylist top picks