Nov 2021

Art X Lagos Stages a Triumphant Return: The only physical Art Fair on the African Continent since 2020

The 6th edition its largest to date, brought together 30 leading international galleries from 15 countries around the world to present work in a hybrid exhibition
Nov 2021

TikTok Introduces new Black Creator Trailblazers Programme

A new initiative designed to nurture and develop 30 talented, emerging Black creators, musicians and artists
Nov 2021

Common Threads: Black and Asian British Women’s Writing International Conference

Call for Papers: We welcome submissions from academics, postgraduate and early career researchers, teachers, publishers and literary activists
Nov 2021

Afrofuturism, Mysticism and Climate Justice

Visual meditations on the environmental crisis in the Niger Delta raising urgent questions around environmental degradation, to coincide with the UNs COP26
Nov 2021

British-Ghanaian poet Dzifa Benson announced as winner of the Jerwood Compton Poetry Fellowship

Her work covers topics including Black Women’s bodies and sex, the impact of Britain’s colonialist past on its future, and the Black British experience
Oct 2021

This is the Canon: Decolonize Your Bookshelves in 50 Books

The book celebrates the diverse experiences of writers and their creations across the globe, seeking to disrupt white-dominated ‘required reading’ collections
Oct 2021

Black Female-Led Studio Challenges the Entertainment Industry With New Funding Source

Niche On Demand use creativity and capital as a tool to enable storytelling and to preserve Black history – Ownership is the fastest route to equity
Oct 2021

A Love Letter to Black People: The Outsiders’ by Simon Frederick

Over six episodes, we witness young Black visionaries take the helm in telling their own stories
Oct 2021

BFI London Film Festival: Six Screening’s You Don’t Want To Miss!

A vibrant programme of 159 feature films from around the world will screen to audiences in cinemas across London and UK-wide
Sep 2021

Evening Standard Stories Festival in Association With Netflix

A three-day celebration of storytelling, celebrating a diverse range of talent, including leading authors, poets, screenwriters and debut novelists
Sep 2021

Grown: The Black Girls’ Guide to Glowing Up

The ultimate guide to navigating life as a teenage Black girl in the UK, from identity, the politics of hair, dealing with microaggressions, consent to figuring out career paths
Sep 2021

Funding News: September 2021

New grant funding opportunities over the coming months