Things To Do For Black History Month In London 2022

Things To Do For Black History Month In London 2022

October is Black History Month in the UK — a chance to learn about Black creatives, heroes, and campaigners from the past, as well as be inspired by the Black figures and industries of today. There's a whole lot going on in London — we've picked out some highlights.

Ladysmith Black Mambazo have a number of London dates in October. Image: Raph_PH via creative commons

Black History Month walks and talks

Black History Month music and comedy

A group of Black women march purposefully down a corridor
Hidden Figures is one of the film screenings at Croydon's Fairfield Halls this month. Image: 20th Century Fox

Black History Month fashion and culture

Black History Month film screenings

  • Out of Darkness — a feature documentary on the the untold history of African people — gets its west London premiere at the Lexi. (2 Oct)
  • Croydon's Fairfield Halls is screening a number of movies across the month, including Hidden Figures, about the under-celebrated women who helped launch a major NASA mission (6 Oct), The Help, which sees the housekeepers of prominent white families come forward to tell their stories (13 Oct), and The Harder They Come, the action-thriller which helped popularise reggae and Jamaican culture, and has a killer Jimmy Cliff soundtrack to boot (21 Oct)

Last Updated 27 September 2022

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