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October Gallery presents Transvangarde: Pushing Boundaries

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Interview Amber James in Windrush play at Park Theatre: “On the Ropes” tells story of Vernon Vanriel

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EE BAFTA Film Awards 2023: first time Nominee for Angela Bassett (Black Panther: Wakanda Forever) Michael Ward nominee for Best Supporting Actor

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Launching the London and international art collecting calendar with a superb selection of Modern and…

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Cast announced: Hamlet reimagined for young audiences, returns to National Theatre and to tour schools

18 January 2023   ★★★★ The FT  ★★★★ The Times  ★★★★ The Stage   ★★★★★ Reviews Hub   “Sharper,…

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Intersection: Poetry and Prose – Derek Owusu in conversation with Professor Benjamin Zephaniah : FREE EVENT

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London Art Fair Photo50 Beautiful Experiments: ALT chats with curators Pelumi Odubanjo and Katy Barron

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First look images: Idris Elba returns in Luther: The Fallen Sun- with Cynthia Erivo and Andy Serkis

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Talking to Ellen Thomas on stage in The Wife of Willesden as play is set for Broadway

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Michelle Commander Named Deputy Director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture

Commander received her doctorate and Master of Arts in American studies and ethnicity from the University of Southern California, Master of Science in curriculum and instruction from Florida State University and a Bachelor of Arts in English from Charleston Southern University. She is a recipient of research fellowships from the Ford Foundation and the Fulbright Scholar Program. Commander is an elected member of the American Antiquarian Society.

Bukky Bakray making stage debut in world premiere of Matilda Feyiṣayọ Ibini’s Sleepova at Bush Theatre

Sleepova, an ode to black women and their boundless spirits and wild dreams is a…

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Chance the Rapper and Vic Mensa bring big stars to Ghana with Pan- African Black Star Line Festival

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Mandela Ticket Offer: Get 25% OFF Book by 5th Jan

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4 MIGHTY Exhibitions ending soon to catch this January in London: Bitter Nostalgia, Hieroglyphs unlocking ancient Egypt, The New Black Vanguard and Fashion Africa

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Britain Get Singing, the one-off Christmas extravaganza, aired on Christmas eve on ITV and ITVX.…

King’s Head Theatre: And Then the Rodeo Burned Down

It’s the best place in the world so why would anyone burn it down? Can…

The Job Hunting Tips You need in 2023: The Interview

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Still time to enjoy Theatre this holiday with Alice and The Wife of Willesden

ALICE…. Hurry ends… 31 December Multi-award-winning company Poltergeist weave rap music together with the sights…

The Sun offers feeble apology for publishing Jeremy Clarkson’s Meghan rant “claiming columnist views are their own” read here

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Today 6:30pm 22 Dec: Alyam Alyam + Masterclass with Ahmed El Maanouni at ICA

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**Apple TV+ Announces New Two-Part Documentary Event Featuring Tennis Legend Boris Becker***

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E-WERK Luckenwalde’s 2023 artistic programme – The Material Revolution – is announced 

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Riches Full series to drop on ITVX This Dec: everything you need to know so far….

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LIAF 2022: Disrupting the Narrative (Black voices, British lives) + Screentalk 15*

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Sokhan Begoo / Speak Up: A night of readings amplifying the voices of contemporary Iran

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Park Theatre: On the Ropes announce Cast: play about Windrush Scandal survivor Vernon Vanriel, stars Mensah Bediako, Ashley D. Gale, Amber James

“I see a boy with a glittering future in the game, cos you’ve got class,…

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Black Theatre: Celebrating Diversity on Stage: 10 Shows to Book this Winter: “August in England”, “Mandela”, “The Wife of Willesden”, “Alice”, Othello and more…

BLACK THEATRE [blak thee-uh-ter] adjective >Theatre productions with a majority Black cast>Theatre inspired by or…

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Multi-award-winning company Poltergeist brings Alice to Brixton House weaving Rap Music with sights of Brixton

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QuickCHAT with Directors of Neptune Frost Anisia Uzeyman and Saul Williams
https://tynesidecinema.co.uk/event/neptune-frost/

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26th Alfred Fagon Award and second Mustapha Matura Award and Mentoring Programme announce winners

Go Back Home! by Hannah Shury-Smith wins the 26th Alfred Fagon Award for Best New…

Harewood Launches Festive Season 2022 | 12 November 2022 – 2 January 2023

Images (L to R): Hughbon Condor, One Love (image credit Tom Arber); Simon Costin, Day…

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Intermission Youth announces staging new adaptation of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Nights Dream

Intermission Youth announces the staging of their new adaptation of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Nights Dream,…

Young Vic: First Look Images & Video Mandela

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Twenty-three grand slam titles, the undisputed GOAT and a role model to generations of little…

Copperfield London Opening today: Oracles and Algorithms explores new futures and inclusion of narrative across cultures with works by Rebeca Romero and Maria Joranko

Copperfield, London present Oracles and Algorithms, with works by Rebeca Romero and Maria Joranko. Both Romero…

VideoTALK: Danai Gurira talks about Black PANTHER

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Review: Black Panther 2 is important Marvel movie: Coogler delivers 2hr 41 minutes of cinematic genius with Black Female Warriors centre stage

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Thousands of Looted Benin Bronzes in Museums Worldwide Are Now Listed in Online Database: British Museum Leads with 944 Objects in Top 10

For the first time since their violent translocation, the Digital Benin platform shows the objects…

London unveiling a of distinctive piece of artwork representing SignKid with Tasha Ghouri

The National Lottery is celebrating the work being done to make the arts accessible for…

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Addressing participants at today’s High-level meeting of the Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF) of vulnerable nations – organized…

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Talking to ALT AFRICA at the London Premiere of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, Michaela Coel…

VideoTALK: Florence Kasumba aka AYO talks Black Panther 2 Wakanda Forever

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Join Film Africa Online Watch Party FREE tonight

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Rising star Harris Cain shines in King Hamlin a play addressing how young people get into county line gangs

Making his stage debut Harris Cain, stars with Inaam Barwani and Andrew Evans as the…

The Young Vic Theatre announces a new production of Further than the Furthest Thing

The Young Vic Theatre today announces a new production of Further than the Furthest Thing,…

17th London Korean Film Festival Starts TODAY

The world’s longest running film festival dedicated to Korean cinema, the London Korean Film Festival…

Scroogelicious – Theatre Peckham’s take on Dicken’s immortal classic

Scoogelicious, Peckham’s take on Charles Dickens’ immortal classic A Christmas Carol takes centre stage this December,…

Syon Park Lights Up as the Enchanted Woodland Returns

As darkness falls, experience the beauty of Syon Park in a whole new light, as…

Preview Screening “Neptune Frost” at ICA London

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Police say dem invite eight domestic workers over Davido son death

BBC Africa wrote the following report in Pidgin English. According to the BBC it has…

Award-winning charity Open Door to hold auditions for its 2023 intake Emilia Clarke, Woody Harrelson, Riz Ahmed, David Morrissey and Amanda Redman among supporters

The award-winning charity Open Door – which counts the likes of Emilia Clarke, Woody Harrelson, Riz Ahmed, David…

Quick Chat with “Kind Obi” Author Kamapala Chukwuka

Chukwuka’s new book Kind Obi is available now on Amazon; a colourful story book which…

Yinka Ilori launches his first pop-up store in London

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Book a table to support Nigerian Restaurant From Closure : Chuku’s Launches Six Week Charge Campaign to Save

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Interview with The Brother Moves On Siyabonga Mthembu on new studio album Entitled “$/He Who Feeds You…Owns You,” out today 28th Oct ’22

Internationally-acclaimed outfit The Brother Moves On are part of a musical underground that connects London…

66TH BFI London Film Festival draws to close with in-person Audiences returning to Pre-Pandemic Highs; 34% of content made by ethnically diverse directors/creators

The 66th BFI London Film Festival in partnership with American Express closed last Sunday with the…

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Bold Podcast: in “Kiss My Black Side” Brenda Emmanus OBE hosts cool conversation with Black Creatives

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SOMETHING FROM TIFFANY’S | First Look Debut: Launching Globally on Prime Video Dec 9

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Film Africa 2022: Supporting the Next Generation of African Filmmakers FREE workshops and talks not to be missed!!

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Inside the UK’s 4 day workweek trial, and what it might mean for women: 86% of participants likely to continue

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OpenWalls International Photography Competition is Open

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Beyond Nollywood present Wahala Dey Shorts Films with a West African Lens

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Turner Prize 2022 at Tate Liverpool: Heather Phillipson, Ingrid Pollard, Veronica Ryan and Sin Wai Kin nominated best known visual arts prize

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10th Film Africa: Win Tickets to Festival Opening Night film “Our Father The Devil”

Film Africa, London’s biggest celebration of African and African diaspora cinema presented by the Royal…

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YV Unpacked I Wonder If… Director Daniel Bailey talks theatre with ALT

Fusing dance, music and dialogue to explore the complex beauty of human relationships, I Wonder If……

Japan Week Festival 2022 at the Lexus Takumi Townhouse

When: 26 October – 1 November 2022  Where: The Lexus Takumi Townhouse, Stables X, Seven Dials, 40…

Little Simz wins 2022 Mercury Prize for Sometimes I Might Be Introvert

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Black British Theatre Awards:  Winners Red Carpet Images/Interviews: Cira Robinson Best Soloist, Ryan Calais Cameron- Best Director, Leah Hill-Best Choreographer and more

The stars of theatre, on stage, behind the scenes, and UK celebrities descended on the…

Worth checking out at 1-54 on until 16th October: some of the hottest artist from the continent and UK artist: includes works by Zak Ové and Adelaide Damoah

Celebrating its 10th anniversary in London, 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair returns to Somerset House with…

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Malorie Blackman shares PEN Pinter Prize 2022 with Dr Abduljalil Al-Singace

PEN Pinter Prize 2022 winner Malorie Blackman announces Dr Abduljalil Al-Singace as the International Writer…

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Not the most stable government in the world….. this is our FOURTH Chancellor this year.…

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Interview: Heather Agyepong’s “ego death” is new commission by Jerwood/Photoworks Awards 4
https://jerwoodarts.org/exhibitionsandevents/events/morning-tour-jerwood-photoworks-awards-4-2/

Heather Agyepong expands on her body of work ego death, commissioned for Jerwood/Photoworks Awards 4. Heather is one…

Last chance to catch: Black Heroes Foundation Presents The Story of Claudia Jones

On Saturday 15 October 2022 at The Albany Theatre. A riotous blend of stand-up storytelling,…

Visit Frieze Week | Addis Fine Art

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The Confessions of Frannie Langton to premiere on new, free streaming service, ITVX

Karla-Simone Spence (Blue Story, Wannabe) leads the cast in the role of Frannie Langton, the…

ENOLA HOLMES 2 adds Dune and EastEnders actress Sharon Duncan-Brewster: latest images/trailer here

Now a detective-for-hire like her infamous brother, Enola Holmes takes on her first official case…

Celebrate Black History Month
with ITV Presents Fresh Cuts

ITV Presents Fresh Cuts

Mental Health Resources for Black people and PoC: Therapy For Black Girls, British Asian Trust, Rainbow Noir and more

This World Mental Health Day we wanted to let you know you are not alone:…

Black British Theatre Awards Danny Sapani to return as presenter and Charles Augins is Lifetime Achievement Award recipient

Launched in 2019, and now in its fourth year, the BBTAs are more relevant and…

Red Carpet: Lavinya Stennett, Sophia Li & Vee Kativhu among honourees as Renaissance Awards issues rallying cry to back young leaders across the world enacting global change

Rupert Everett, Minnie Mills, Doina Ciobanu, Sophia Li, and Itziar Ituño gathered at Palazzo Portinari…

Three films to catch at the BFI London Film Festival

The 66th BFI London Film Festival in partnership with American Express is here!  From 5…

Malala Yousafzai joins ‘JOYLAND’ Team at sold out London Film Festival Screening

UK distributor Studio Soho were proud to have JOYLAND playing as a part of the Sutherland Award (first…

Behind the Scenes: Kiza Deen plays Mama H in King Hamlin opening 19 October at Park Theatre

Known for her role on the British soap opera #Hollyoaks. Kiza Deen played Sonia Albright (originally…

Looking for a new job how to check the Work Culture: Checklist: Woke or not woke? Flexible working? Benefits?? Unlimited gym?

Are you’re ready to take on a new role or are you simply exploring potential…

Original Bond recording artists Dame Shirley Bassey, Lulu and Garbage celebrated 007’s 60th anniversary at Royal Albert Hall

Legendary performers including original Bond recording artists Dame Shirley Bassey, Lulu and Garbage celebrated 007’s…

Talking to Freddie Opoku-Addaie, Artistic Director of Dance Umbrella

Freddie Opoku-Addaie is a critically acclaimed choreographer, dancer/performer, curator and teacher and is also the…

On ITV BHM22 Fresh Cuts,  Executive Producer Lara Akeju

“We’re giving a platform for Black filmmakers to take ownership of their storytelling – and…

Full cast announced as rehearsals begin for Othello stars Giles Terera and Rosy McEwen

Clint Dyer (Death of England: Parts 1, 2, and 3; Get Up Stand Up! The Bob…

Japan Week Festival 2022 at the Lexus Takumi Townhouse 

Japan Week Festival will be running from 26 October to 1 November 2022, as a…

World Premiere New York Film Festival: Chinonye Chukwu’s TILL stars Danielle Deadwyler catch at BFI London Film Festival 15 Oct

The cast and filmmakers of TILL celebrated and honored the legacy of Emmett Till and Mamie Till-Mobley for…

Serge Sainte Rose talks about “From Britain To The Caribbean And Back” with guest writer Juanne Fuller

Classical music lovers get ready for a treat: an amazing one-off concert on 7th October…

TV WATCH!! The third series of comedy panel show… Sorry, I Didn’t Know is back

Sorry, I Didn’t Know The third series of the comedy panel show… The classic panel…

Coventry graduate begins career in national newsroom

Talented Coventry University graduate Lilian Darteh, has embarked on an exciting new career after scooping…

Naqqash Khalid’s IN CAMERA wraps

Naqqash Khalid’s debut feature IN CAMERA starring Nabhaan Rizwan (Station Eleven, Mogul Mowgli), Amir El-Masry (Limbo) and Rory Fleck Byrne (This is Going to…

Black Cultural Archives launches its Black Futures Season 2022

Black Futures: Our Time is Now, IS a call to amplify and celebrate contemporary Black…

Yvonne Brewster OBE and Lynette Linton: A Theatre Director’s Life: intergenerational Black theatremakers share stories about working in theatre

The Alfred Fagon Award is proud to announce the first in a new series of…

Talawa Theatre Company & Young Vic Theatre to Host Event in Honor of Mona Hammond OBE

Talawa, the UK’s Black theatre company, is to hold an evening of celebration in honour…

Review: Explosive theatre!! “Revealed” at Tobacco Factory Theatres (Bristol) cross generational story maps fragile fatherhood

Director Jay Zorenti-Nakhid‘s Revealed is set in a West Indian takeaway ran by a father…

Ellen Thomas looks “chic” on “Mrs Harris Goes to Paris” Red Carpet in cinemas 30 Sept

Mayfair London September 25 2022:  Ellen Thomas graced the Red Carpet for her new film…

Italian election: Far Right-wing bloc anticipated to win

Italian voters took to the polls on Sunday to elect a new parliament after former…

Sky announce new original film ‘THIS CHRISTMAS’ starring Alfred Enoch and Kaya Scodelario

Saving Christmas from going off the rails, Sky today announces its new festive original film ‘THIS…

Jazz saxophonist Pharoah Sanders dies at 81: once described as”best tenor in the world”

Pharoah Sanders (born Farrell Sanders; Oct 13, 1940 – Sept 24, 2022) was an American jazz saxophonist. A member…

Beyond Nollywood: Returns to Film Africa 2022

Film Africa is London’s biggest celebration of African cinema presented by the Royal African Society.…

How to Find A Mentor: Why You Need One And What To Expect

Having a mentor can either make or break a person’s career. Why? The answer is…

Talking to the saxophonist, composer, bandleader Camilla George ahead of ‘Ibio-Ibio’ single release

Visionary saxophonist, composer, bandleader and innovator Camilla George releases her new single ‘Creation – Abasi and…

Award winning Documentary DOCTOR WHO AM I Coming to UK Cinemas 13th October

Kaleidoscope Entertainment share the new trailer for the award-winning documentary, Doctor Who Am I. The…

Flute Theatres announce Pericles for autistic individuals + UK premiere of Pericles for all audiences

Full casting has been announced for the UK theatrical premiere of Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella, opening…

Zero recorded rabies cases in Kabul mass rabies vaccine programme by Afghan branch of UK animal charity – Mayhew

Mayhew Afghanistan, (part of UK animal charity Mayhew), Kabul Municipality, Afghan Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation & Livestock…

Countdown to XMAS 2022: Foodie Gifts Under £200 and Investment Pieces  from STAUB and ZWILLING

Gifts Under £200 Best for cheese lovers: STAUB Cheese Dome – £52.95 Crafted from acacia wood, STAUB’s 32cm…

Actors Touring Company (ATC) announce Co-Production & National Tour of Mojisola’s Adebayo’s Family Tree with Belgrade Theatre & Brixton House

Actors Touring Company (ATC), the UK’s leading theatre producer of international plays, today announces a…

‘Sahara Grill’ nominated for Restaurant of the Year – City & East London at Asian Restaurant & Takeaway Awards

‘Sahara Grill’ Restaurant in London has been nominated for the Restaurant of the Year –…

Complete list Emmy Award 2022 winners and red carpet images: Ted Lasso, The White Lotus, Abbott Elementary….

Among the big winners! You gave seen the speech by Sheryl Lee Ralph, who brought…

The Oxford Farming Conference extends bursary and scholarship programme for 2023 event

The 2023 Oxford Farming Conference (OFC) will support more than 40 individuals through bursaries and…

Interview: Somerset House Studios Guest Curator Taylor LeMelle of Swimmers Limb at Gallery 31

Swimmers Limb is the sixth season for Somerset House Studios’ Gallery 31 exhibition space, curated by…

WIN 2 Tickets for “The Woman King” at Genesis Cinema “Fragments Festival” introduced by Gina Prince-Bythewood

Opening Fragments Festival is a Special Preview Screening of one of the most anticipated films…

Mia Mask author of “Divas on Screen Black Women in American Film” talks Pam Grier season at BFI and more…

“The tone set by the Trump administration set us back as a nation. The Black Lives…

Karen Blackett OBE appointed President of WPP in the UK

Karen Blackett OBE has been appointed as President of its business in the UK. The…

Black British Theatre Awards 2022 nominees include Nadine Higgin, Legally Blonde, Ryan Calais Cameron, Ballet Black, Run it Back, Talawa, Ameena Hamid, The Wiz and more

The Black British Theatre Awards (BBTAs) is the UK’s first award show to celebrate the…

Kevin Haynes to release new EP entitled Egbe Alaragbo available Sept 2022

The music of Alto saxophonist and percussionist, Kevin Haynes, is a fusion of contemporary Jazz,…

VideoTALK Me’sha Bryan: stars as Celie in “The Color Purple” musical opening at Birmingham Hippodrome

Leading the company as the downtrodden but big-hearted heroine Celie is Me’sha Bryan, previous roles…

Studio 17: The Lost Reggae Tapes doc screening: marking Jamaican Independence & BHM

Studio 17: The Lost Reggae Tapes includes original interviews with iconic figures like Jimmy Cliff,…

Visit Essex Launch Food and Drink Campaign

Foragers, Chefs, Winemakers and an oysterman front new food and drink campaign Foragers, Chefs, Winemakers…

First Look: Rehearsal images released for Othello at The Watermill 16 Sept – 15 Oct

Full casting and creative team have been announced for The Watermill Ensemble’s bold new production…

Black Corporeal (Breathing By Numbers) 5-7 October 2022

A tender epiphany on how our environment gives and takes life. Next month Brixton House will premiere Black…

Stormzy, Lee Jasper and Diane Abbott turn up at Rally against police shooting of Chris Kaba

The family of Chris Kaba, who was fatally shot by police in south London, have…

Yellowman Review: Nadine Higgin and Aaron Anthony shine in play on light and dark skin self-hate in 60’s America

“My mother and her mother before her believed if only they could be light, light…

Bros The World Premiere Toronto International Film Festival

This fall, Universal Pictures proudly presents the first romantic comedy from a major studio about…

University Students and Graduates in Botswana Selected to Participate in the Highly Anticipated Second Class of the HB Innovation Lab

HB Antwerp is proud to announce the selection of 30 soon-to-be graduates from Botswana to…

KSENIA DERMENZHI’s riotous, colourful London debut opens this Saturday.

KSENIA DERMENZHI: IN BLOOM Exhibition: 11 Sept. – 29 Oct. 2022 Artist VideoPDF catalogue of…

Whitechapel Gallery invites you to enter PORTAL DE PLATA

Donna Huanca invites you to enter the PORTAL DE PLATA in this latest artist curation from the…

UK distributor Studio Soho has acquired the UK and Ireland rights for this year’s Cannes Un Certain Regard Jury Prize winner JOYLAND.

Saim Sadiq’s debut feature is the first film by a Pakistani director to win at…

HM Queen Elizabeth II has died: Prince Charles is now King and head of State

Buckingham Palace issues statement the Queen dies this afternoon peacefully; “The Queen died peacefully at…

Nuhash Humayun’s multi-OSCAR®-qualified film MOSHARI to screen at BFI

Nuhash Humayun’s South Asian film shares the story of two sisters seeking shelter in a…

The S.O.U.L Film Festival 2022 Collaborates With Amercia Black Film Festival (ABFF)

— Now in its fourth year, the S.O.U.L Film Festival returns to London in September…

Toronto International Film Festival announces 2022 TIFF Tribute Award Honouree, musical guest, and presenter lineup

TORONTO — Cameron Bailey, CEO of TIFF, is delighted to announce that Academy Award®–winning Buffy…

Avoid Meeting Overload & Work More Creatively

“Meetings without an agenda take considerably longer than those with a clear and concise plan.”…

The stars of ‘The Rings of Power’ speak out against racist threats from White supremist due to diverse casting

The Rings of Power suffers a racist backlash for casting actors of colour – but…

British rapper Skepta debuts his first painting and guest curates Sotheby’s auction: bids close 13 Sept

You can buy a Skepta piece link here to bid, if you have a cool…

‘Dido’s Bar’ begins rehearsals in London’s Royal Docks

Dash Arts presents DIDO’S BAR Conceived and Directed by Josephine Burton Written by Hattie Naylor…

Gala Screening of See How They Run at Picturehouse Central with Ruth Wilson and Pippa Bennett-Warner 

** On Tuesday 6th September, cast and filmmakers attended the Gala Screening of See How They Run at…

One Young World: Meghan Markle gives keynote speech watch all here

The Bridgewater Hall in Manchester was packed with 2,000 young leaders from all around the…

12th Berlin Biennale Presentation: Re-connecting “Objects”:

Friday, 9.9.2022, 7–9 pm Presentation: Re-connecting “Objects” How can action-oriented research transform practices with “objects”…

Royal Court Theatre Announces Cast for Word-Play by Rabiah Hussain

Kosar Ali, Mariam Haque, Maimuna Memon, Laurence Ubong Williams and Ragevan Vasan have been cast…

BAILEY: Sixty Years  Of Sound and Vision

Bailey: ‘Vision and Sound’ exhibition at 45 Park Lane showcases the faces behind the music that…

An Evening with Anni Domingo, Hatchards, Piccadilly

“Breaking the Maafa Chain” is a searing chronicle of two sisters’ struggle for true freedom…

Soho Theatre announces Verity Bargate Award 2022 shortlist

Soho Theatre has announced the six plays shortlisted for the 40th anniversary of Soho Theatre’s Character…

Little kickers joins forces with Lifeplus, a leading light in wellness

Lifeplus for its part had set out ten years earlier on its own ground-breaking mission…

Zachary Quinto and David Harewood to star as Gore Vidal and William F Buckley Jr in James Graham’s Best of Enemies

Second Half Productions, Eleanor Lloyd Productions, Wessex Grove, Young Vic Theatre and Headlong present  BEST…

New exhibition at London’s Design Museum – The Art of Movement, Van Cleef and Arpels – 23 Sept to 20 Oct 2022

The Art of Movement, Van Cleef and Arpels the Design Museum #VCAArtofmovement @DesignMuseum The Design…

Genesis Cinema and The New Black Film Collective presents an exclusive screening of QUEEN OF GLORY

Queen of Glory is the story of Sarah Obeng, the brilliant child of Ghanaian immigrants,…

Koestler Arts announces details of its annual UK Exhibition to be curated by Ai Weiwei

FREEDOM 27 October – 18 December 2022 Southbank Centre Exhibition Space, Level 1, Royal Festival…

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra create multi dimensional performance in a car park with Brent and London based communities

Join Wembley Park and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra for the second edition of Wemba’s Dream…

Win two tickets: Screening of Jackie Brown with live Q&A Pam Grier part of 25th anniversary re-release of Jackie Brown

ALT has teamed with Picturehouse who are celebrating the 25th anniversary re-release of Jackie Brown…

Lagos: Today at 2pm – Exhibition Opening of DESIRE LINES

Desire Lines A Group Exhibition Featuring Emmanuel Adeyemi Lawrence Meju Roseleen Labazacchy Thuthukani Myeza desire…

CASTE-ING explores experiences of three black actresses using beatboxing, rap, song and spoken word

CASTE-ING Produced by Nouveau Riche Written by Nicole Acquah Tuesday 13 – Thursday 15 September…

Private View: Charlie Phillips’ Archive Exhibition at Muswell Hill Gallery

Charlie Phillips’ Archive Exhibition – post Carnival Retrospective is now open to the public and…

‘Biosphere’: Mel Eslyn’s Directorial Debut Starring Sterling K. Brown Gets Surprise Special Presentation at #TIFF

TIFF announce Biosphere, the directorial debut from award-winning producer Mel Eslyn and produced by Duplass Brothers…

After Soul Cap sparked public discussion around diversity in swimming: it is now officially approved by FINA

With their partnership historic Olympian Alice Dearing, the celebration of their 5th year in the…

The world premiere of Waleed Akhtar’s THE P WORD, at Bush Theatre

A Bush Theatre production Zafar flees homophobic persecution in Pakistan to seek asylum in the…

Wanstead Fringe: A No -Emergency 

This eye-opening play, which is coming to the Wanstead Fringe directly from playing in Edinburgh,…

Museum of Colour to launch global poetry exhibition by British people of colour

Celebrating 250 years of contribution to British society by poets of colour including Nikita Gill,…

Universal free school meals would support a quarter of a million more London school children through the cost of living crisis

An extra 270,000 children in London could receive free school meals[1], saving families struggling with…

Curve  and BIRMINGHAM HIPPODROME announce cast  of THE COLOR PURPLE

 Musical set to tour England and Wales for the first time this Autumn Leicester’s Curve theatre and Birmingham…

BCA Pathways:
Seeing Ourselves, Hearing Our Voices

 BCA Pathways career event is just two weeks away! This year, the theme is Seeing Ourselves, Hearing…

Young Masters Autumn Exhibition: Open Call For Artists. Deadline 11 September 2022, 6pm BST

Not-for-profit initiative Young Masters Art Prize returns with an Open Call for artists to be part of the…

“You have to be the change” says Sir Lenny Henry who plays Sadoc Burrows in LOTR: The Rings of Power

The billion dollar budgeted LOTR: The Rings of Power drops today September 2nd on Amazon…

Playstation London Internships: How to apply -open to anyone over 18

Playstation announce first-ever Internship Programme at London Studio. Named Player 1 Programme, this paid opportunity…

In Conversation: April Bey and Gemma Rolls-Bentley

April Bey’s first solo exhibition in Europe, I Believe in Why I’m Here, introduces us…

Leicester Square: Exclusive cast and red carpet IMAGES: Prime Video Hosts World Premiere of THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE RINGS OF POWER

The highly anticipated Prime Video series The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power honored J.R.R.…