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22 June 2021

Panel Talks & Workshops

The Importance of Newsroom Diversity

80% of news editors attended private school, only 11% of journalists are from working class backgrounds, and 0.2% are Black
23 June 2021

Panel Talks & Workshops

De-colonising Development: An Open Event for Practitioners

Inequality is promulgated by the ‘aid’ industry under the auspices of ‘development’. These sectors are anchored in colonialism and white supremacy
24 June 2021

Free Events

Art & Action: Benjamin Zephaniah in Conversation

Y”ou can’t just be a poet or writer and say your activism is simply writing about these things; you have to do something as well”
30 June 2021

Arts & Culture

Last Man Standing: Suge Knight And The Murders of Biggie and Tupac

The film takes a look at Death Row and how L.A.’s street gang culture and the dirty cops that would claim the lives of the world’s two greatest rappers
01 July 2021

Arts & Culture

George the Poet: Live from the Barbican

The spoken word artist presents his unique combination of music, poetry and social commentary, with live orchestral accompaniment
05 July 2021

Arts & Culture

Picturehouse UK Home Entertainment presents: BAD HAIR

Elle Lorraine gets a weave in order to succeed. However, her new hair may have a mind of its own and a taste for blood
15 July 2021

Panel Talks & Workshops

Impact of COVID Travel Restrictions on African Economies

This event examines the consequences of the UK’s travel restrictions, particularly the current traffic light system, on African countries and their economies
18 July 2021

Arts & Culture

Jazz Jamaica All Stars: The Trojan Story

Established in 1968, London-based Trojan Records was the first label to distribute the music of Jamaica on a grand scale
19 July 2021

Free Events

In Conversation with the 2021 AKO Caine Prize Shortlisted Writers

The AKO Caine Prize for African Writing aims to bring African writing to a wider audience, popularising short fiction from authors on the continent and the diaspora
22 July 2021

Arts & Culture

In conversation with UK Rapper Enny

An intimate and open conversation about the importance of centering Black Women and what it means to celebrate Blackness
29 July 2021

Panel Talks & Workshops

Candice Brathwaite: Sista Sister

Examining family, money, Black hair, fashion, sex and friendships, Sista Sister is a compilation of essays
31 July 2021

Arts & Culture

LUX AFRIQUE – 3rd Annual Polo Day: Sport, Shopping & Sophistication

The 3rd annual edition of this event will showcase top international polo players from across Africa going head to head in an exhilarating match of polo