Whether you are looking to connect with conscious black individuals culturally, socially, or just to have a positive and enlightening time, have a look at the latest events organised by our people, for our people!


CLASSES, FILM SCREENINGS, SEMINARS, CULTURAL EVENTS, CONSCIOUS MEET UPS & MORE

Lindy Hop Dance Class

Every Thursdays, Hackney,  east London, 20:00 – 21:00pm (beginners) and 21:00 – 22:00pm (variations/solo/jazz), £8 per class. £38 for a five class pass.

How many of us were even aware that the Lindy Hop or Swing dance originated from BLACK people? Bought to you by a Black Queen with 25 years experience of the dance, come along and re-discover a this Harlem bred culture, so few us have been taught about.

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One Love African History

Saturday June 24, 2017, Acton Vale Community Centre off Beech Avenue London, 15:00 – 20:00pm. Tickets £3 + donations welcome.

Spend a summer’s Saturday with Afristoricals at a black history event that aims to bring unity to our community!

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Global Morrison Conference

Tuesday 27 – Wednesday 28 June 2017. University of Greenwich, south east London. Free for students. Everyone else, £50!

Join this special conference which will explore and discuss Toni Morrison’s articulations of race, slavery, gender and history in her literature works.

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Achiever’s Empowerment Day (AED 2017)

London Metropolitan University, Holloway, London at 10:30 – 20:30pm. Tickets from £0 – £7.45.

For the fourth year running, ‘I Am – The 139’ presents the annual careers and personal development event, Achievers Empowerment Day. Join in this year where the theme will be ‘Start ups and side hustles.’ Come along support and network!

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Community Mile for Sickle Cell

Sunday July 23, 2017. Tottenham, north London.

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Hosted by the Sickle Cell Cause support group, come and join the community charity walk, and help to raise the much needed awareness of sickle cell, because when it comes to our health, knowledge too, is also power.

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Brent Black Music Quiz

Friday July 21, 2017. Wembley, north west London, 18:30 – 20:30pm. Free event!

Bought to you by BBM/BBC in association with BTWSC, and College of north west London, come and join in a family-friendly, multi-media event to improve or show off your knowledge of Brent’s and Britain’s black music history. Winners will receive prizes!

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Young African Scholars Programme

July – August 2017

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London 2017: UK’S Natural Hair, Beauty & Wellness Event

Saturday August 5, 2017. Fulham, south London, 11:00am – 18:00pm. Tickets (child – £10), (adult – £25) and (VIP – £50). Tickets cannot be purchased on the day.

Model, Naoumie Ekiko from Cameroon

Don’t miss out on the UK’s largest event dedicated to natural hair and beauty! Come and join this unique experience, where you can expect to discover, learn and celebrate natural hair, beauty and wellness!

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Disrupting the Black Hair and Beauty Industry

Saturday August 29, 2017. Park Plaza County Hall, south east London, 18:30 – 21:30pm. Tickets from £3 – £10.

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The Black Beauty and Fashion Awards 2017

Friday November 3, 2017. Porchester Hall, west London, 17:30 – 23:30pm. Tickets from £69 – £129.

Black Beauty Communications in conjunction with Africa House London will be bringing you the first ever Black Beauty and Fashion Awards! Join in with this history making event for Black Beauty products!

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New 2016 mental health service specialising in Black Mental Health

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Launched in November 2016,  FAB offers vital support to individuals and families who suffer in silence from mental health issues.

To find out more, click here.


AFRICAN DRUMMING!

Feel the African drum, feel the African rhythm, feel the African beat in you!

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Jahdiafolia –   http://www.jahdiafolila.com/

London African Drumming – http://www.londonafricandrumming.co.uk/

Wuntanara – http://wuntanara.com/

London Dance – http://londondance.com/directory/dance-classes-and-workshops/frititi-traditional-african-drumming-and-dance-ltd/


Websites to keep note of for more events!

Black History Walks (in London) – http://www.blackhistorywalks.co.uk/

Maarifacircle –  http://www.maarifacircle.com/

African Market –  http://www.oldspitalfieldsmarket.com/the-market/saturday-market/the-african-market

Black Culture Meet Ups – http://black-culture.meetup.com/cities/gb/17/london/