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…

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…

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.…

City Hall: UNESCO International Day for Remembrance of the Transatlantic Slave Trade and its Abolition in pictures

City Hall will held an event to commemorate the UNESCO International Day for Remembrance of…

The Southbank Centre’s Summer Literature Programme includes an Evening with Edward Enniful in discussion with Michaela Coel

From recently announced An Evening with Edward Enninful (4 Sept), which sees the first Black…

Disney’s The Lion King – Children: Boys callout auditions

Disney’s The Lion King is looking for confident, energetic boys, aged between 9-11 years and…

Nigeria Bans White Models from Adverts from this October

Nigeria bans foreign models and voiceover artists from advert – this the first country to…

National Theatre: First Look Production images for The Doncastrian Chalk Circle

Production images are released for The Doncastrian Chalk Circle which takes place at Cast in…

All roads lead to Notting Hill Carnival: Join Wray & Nephew Mash Up marking 60 Years of Jamaican Independence

This is the first Notting Hill Carnival since 2019, and it also marks 60 years…

Mica Paris attends Private View: Red Eight Gallery Opening of “Banking on Banksy” Exhibition

August 25th all roads lead to the Red Eight Gallery at the renowned iconic Royal…

#Etihad Airways commits to adopt a mangrove tree for every guest who books Economy Space

Etihad Airways commits to adopt a mangrove tree for every guest who books Economy SpaceFollowing…

Super Producer Will Packer wanted Beast to be “authentic showcase to the continent” and “specifically South Africa”

Will was the producer of this year’s Oscars and is producer of popular films Think Like…

Toronto Film Festival dedicates presentation of The King’s Horseman to memory of Biyi Bandele: screening 10th, 15th and 17th Sept

The final film from late writer-director and novelist Biyi Bandele (Half of a Yellow Sun)…

Are Black women paying a higher emotional price at work?

With almost half of working adults working from home at times during the Coronavirus pandemic,…

Burning an Illusion (Menelik Shabazz, 1981), BFI Blu-ray & Digital release 19 Sept

BFI Blu-ray, BFI Player Subscription, iTunes and Amazon Prime release on 19 September 2022 See…

Sotheby’s New York to auction joint artwork by millennial art-market sensations’ Furr and Aboudia

September 23 – October 3, 2022 ‘Chasing Spirits’ is a collaboration is between British-born Christian…

Behind the scenes talk with Nadine Higgin & Aaron Anthony: Orange Tree Theatre’s Yellowman by Dael Orlandersmith Dir: Diane Page

Diane Page returns to the OT to direct YELLOWMAN following her acclaimed “excellent revival” (Financial Times)…

‘Disputed Mother’ of Notting Hill Carnival, Claudia Jones’ film – CLAUDIA moves closer to start production

Film director Frances-Anne Solomon and her team are one step closer to making their film…

The BIG Interview: Hollyoaks Richard Blackwood who plays “bad boy” Felix Westwood takes centre stage in continuing knife crime storyline

“Hollyoaks is not afraid to kind of push that narrative because people that are not…

Gloria Williams’s new play “King Hamlin” to open at Park Theatre “I want to tell stories where we control our narrative” writer says

Williams if you have been paying attention is the writer of the Bullet Hole which tackled genital…

Bristol’s Tobacco Factory Theatres announce cast for Revealed by Daniel J Carver

Bristol’s Tobacco Factory Theatres announces the full cast for their autumn production REVEALED. Set against the…

Behind the BAFTA’: Big Zuu fronts major new campaign from BAFTA and Digital Cinema Media to inspire talent of tomorrow

‘Behind the BAFTA’: Big Zuu fronts major new campaign from BAFTA and Digital Cinema Media…

Red Carpet: Apple TV+ hosts premiere of dark comedy series “Bad Sisters” in London ahead of  August 19 global debut

This evening at BFI Southbank in London, Apple TV+ held the global premiere event for “Bad Sisters,”…

Three Iraqi artists participating 12th Berlin Biennale cosign statement about framing of their work: images of #Iraqi torture victims blown up

Three Iraqi artists participating in the Twelfth Berlin Biennale have cosigned a statement about the…

Awarding-winning Director Obi Emelonye talks new film BLACK MAIL’s 100 UK cinema release on 26 Aug and more..

Emelonye is known for directing award-winning films such as Last Flight to Abuja, The Mirror…

SABINUS Live in London Friday 30th Sept 2022

Oga Sabinus Live in London for the first time to give us doses of his…

Naiad Productions & Freedom Tongues with Park Theatre present World Premiere of King Hamlin by Gloria Williams

Directed by Lara Genovese , King Hamlin is the brand-new play from the team that presented Bullet Hole,…

First Look at story: The Hunger Games” prequel, “The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes” Viola Davis cast as villain

Return to The Hunger Games, the landmark film franchise that has earned over $3 billion…

Mad House at the Ambassadors Theatre with David Harbour, Bill Pullman and Akiya Henry

A family reunion. Time to pay your last disrespects. David Harbour (Stranger Things, Black Widow, The…

Judges announced for International Booker Prize 2023 revealed: submission open

The judges for the International Booker Prize 2023 are revealed today, 16 August 2022, as the…

Charlie Phillips’ Archive Exhibition – post Carnival Retrospective

Charlie Phillips’ Archive Exhibition – The Muswell Hill Gallery announce a post Carnival exhibition celebrating…

ALT A Review joins forces with Jobbio on an exclusive job board

ALT A Review announces an exciting new partnership with Jobbio’s Amply Network. We have teamed…

104,301 people pledge to strike on 1st October against raise in energy bills #dontpayuk

On their website it states. We are a movement against the rise in energy bills…

Talking to Hollyoaks writer Thabo Mhlatshwa: writing techniques, the TV writing process, industry representation and more…

Mhlatshwa career does not start here but he has served as a writer on Hollyoaks…

Mayor urges Government to tackle cost of living crisis and prevent national disaster as lower-income Londoners go hungry

New poll shows one in five lower-income Londoners have regularly or occasionally gone without food…

Review: Nope in UK cinemas today 12th August

Jordon Peele’s Nope hits the cinemas today 12 Aug, his follow up to Get Out…

Cast announced for the world premiere of Will Jackson’s CLUTCH, at Bush Theatre

A Bush Theatre production Clutch by Will Jackson Directed by Philip J Morris Movement Direction…

Cold Light – new exhibition at E-WERK Luckenwalde by Lindsay Seers & Keith Sargent in collaboration with Performance Electrics exploring the life and work of Nikola Tesla

E-WERK Luckenwalde announce Cold Light – a new video installation and virtual reality work by Lindsay Seers…

Apple TV’s ‘Foundation’ star Leah Harvey to lead “The Wonderful World of Dissocia” at Stratford East

Theatre Royal Stratford East today announces full cast for Anthony Neilson’s poignant and comical delve into the…

Tribute to Biyi Bandele the Writer and director for film, television and theatre dies age 54

Biyi Bandele-Thomas (generally known as Biyi Bandele) the award-winning Nigerian novelist, poet and playwright known…

Child Q is not an isolated incident: of 650 children stripped searched in London 95% are Boys and 58% are Black Boys; officers face investigation

According to the Law when police strip-search a child, they are legally required to make…

Prey Movie: Hollywood’s First Movie with Indigenous Lead: What you should know quick facts

#PreyMovie puts a Native American woman (Amber Midthunder) front and centre, According to the synopsis:…

Black Mail by dir: Obi Emelonye set for UK theatrical and digital release – 26th Aug ’22

Critically acclaimed and multi-award winning Nollywood filmmaker Obi Emelonye is set to present the UK…

Still time to see: #Trinidad Born “Althea McNish”: Colour is Mine exhibition

Althea McNish: Colour is Mine is a landmark retrospective of one of the UK’s most innovative…

$90 Million Dollar Batgirl Film starring Afro Latina star Leslie Grace canned: Leslie Grace speaks out

Batgirl the Warner Bros film starring Leslie Grace as Barbara Gordon, Michael Keaton, JK Simmons…

Richie Anderson third celebrity contestant confirmed for Strictly Come Dancing 2022

Richie Anderson is the third celebrity contestant confirmed for the brand new series of #Strictly…

New episodes of the Playwright’s Podcast

S6 Ep 2 with Pablo Manzi. Pablo Manzi has developed most of his work as a…

Jazz re:freshed Weekly Returns After A Three Year Hiatus with DoomCannon

**The series will take place at a new location at 91 Living Room in Brick…

‘The Stormzy Scholarship’, student funding scheme with Cambridge University opens soon for 2022

Since its launch in 2018, the Stormzy Scholarship has provided financial support to two UK…

Camilla George releases atmospheric new single ‘Ekpe’ today – from forthcoming third album ‘Ibio-Ibio’

Visionary saxophonist, composer, bandleader and innovator Camilla George releases her new single ‘Ekpe’ featuring Sheila Maurice-Grey and Rosie Turton out today. Following…

Strange Clay: Ceramics in Contemporary Art 

From 26 October 2022 – 8 January 2023, the Hayward Gallery will present Strange Clay: Ceramics…

Deaf and Disabled Theatre Initiative – Much Ado About Nothing – Visiting Stratford East

By William ShakespeareDirected by Robert HastieDesigner Peter MckintoshBritish Sign Language Director Emily HowlettAudio Description Director Chloë ClarkeLighting Designer Ian ScottSound Designer Sam…

Edinburgh Fringe: Interview with Dipo Baruwa-Etti on his Paines Plough and Rose Theatre production HALF-EMPTY GLASSES

Dipo Baruwa-Etti’s theatre credits include The Sun, the Moon, and the Stars (Theatre Royal Stratford…

Love Island’s Indiyah and #Dami finish third place and fans are angry demanding ‘recount’

Failing to win the 1st place fans ask for are recount after Indiyah and Dami…

Star Trek actress Nichelle Nichols dies aged 89 her “light will remain with us” son says

Nichols’ son Kyle shared the news of her death on Facebook writing, “I regret to…

Brent BIENNIAL 2022: “I Carry It With Me Everywhere” a film on migration by Arwa Aburawa and Turab Shah with Paulette Harris-German

Filmmakers Arwa Aburawa and Turab Shah, founders of the Brent-based project Other Cinemas,

Last Chance to see Chasing Hares at Young Vic: Quick Chat with lead actors Irfan Shamji and Ayesha Dharker

Sonali Bhattacharyya’s play about the zero-hour workforce culture, is fast paced and funny and forces…

BOBExpo 2022 -Black Owned Business Expo, Black-Owned Hackney Market Black Culture Market, Black Pound Shop all ways to support Black-owned brands this #BPD & summer & beyond

Weekend market featuring exclusively Black-owned businesses Black-Owned Hackney returns for the 2022 series in collaboration…

Meet the cast of YELLOWMAN, playing from September

Meet the cast of Dael Orlandersmith’s moving two-hander Yellowman, directed by Diane Page. “My mother and her mother before…

BFI Southbank celebrate iconic legend of 1970s Black action cinema actor Pam Grier with new season of films

The BFI announce the programme for PAM GRIER: FOXY, FIERCE AND FEARLESS, a major new retrospective…

Commonwealth women on frontline of climate crisis call for action in Migration Blanket Film 

With houses and hills set on fire in the UK due to extreme weather, a…

Lynette Yiadom-Boakye: Fly In League With The Night at Tate Britain

This autumn Tate Britain will present Lynette Yiadom-Boakye’s major survey exhibition Fly In League With The…

The Booker Prize 2022‘ Stimulating and Surprising’ Longlist include NoViolet Bulawayo, Percival Everett, Shehan Karunatilaka  

The longlist for the Booker Prize 2022 – the leading literary award in the English…

London Design Festival: Landmark Project by Sabine Marcelis Announced

London Design Festival announces details of the Landmark Project Swivel by Rotterdam-based designer Sabine Marcelis and supported…

Quick Chat with Hollyoaks “newcomer” Tomi Ade (DeMarcus ) about new knife crime storyline, acting and more

Ade is an English Actor known for Hollyoaks straight after graduating from the Brit school…

The 2022 Mercury Prize with FREE NOW ‘Albums of the Year’ were announced on Today 26 July include Little Simz and Joy Crookes

The 2022 Mercury Prize with FREE NOW ‘Albums of the Year’ are: Fergus McCreadie: ‘Forest Floor’Gwenno: ‘Tresor’Harry…

First ever report into Black Philanthropy in Britain study by GiveBLACK: Black-led charities overlooked for large sources of funding

“…..high net worth Black donors spoke passionately about their strong desire to empower the Black…

Exclusive first look trailer TILL from director Chinonye Chukwu: true story of Emmett Till and Mamie Till Mobley

It was the summer of ’55, a 14-year-old Chicago boy whistled at a white woman…

Final week for entries to  Alfred Fagon Award and Mustapha Matura Award and Mentoring Programme 

“It is a hugely respected prize and I am both humbled and delighted to follow…

Exclusive First LOOK Teaser trailer and images Black Panther: Wakanda Forever pays tribute to Boseman lingering question who will take over….

Fans will be delighted to see Marvel share the first trailer for “Black Panther: Wakanda…

Meet Esther Anderson Photographer & Filmmaker: Part of Jamaica to the World: Reggae on Film: Behind Bob Marley: Making of a Legend Documentary

Ahead of a special screening of Bob Marley: Making of a Legend, which plays as…

Casting announced Jennifer Saunders, Beverley Knight, Keala Settle, Lesley Joseph, Clive Rowe, Lizzie Bea To Star In New Production of Sister Act

The producers of the new production of SISTER ACT THE MUSICAL are delighted to announce casting for…

Last chance to catch The Hamlet Voyage

The Hamlet Voyage is a new play about the first record of Shakespeare being performed…

Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power: first look special images Sir Lenny Henry is Sadoc Burrows, Sophia Nomvete is Princess Disa, more diversity in TV series

Thrills San Diego Comic-Con Audiences With a Massive Hall H Panel, a New Exclusive Trailer,…

UK FEATURE RELEASE THE SHUROO RETREAT

Indie News: Emrhys’ Cooper’s Comedic Drama THE SHUROO RETREAT brings into focus the era of…

NOPE Los Angeles Premiere Exclusive Images

Oscar® winner Jordan Peele disrupted and redefined modern horror with Get Out and then Us.…

The winners of the WCFF awards were announced. Sunday, 17 July 2022

The Windrush Caribbean Film Festival closed with a successful first year in-person screening in Birmingham…

Dwayne Eaton joins Sky as a Commissioning Executive

Reporting to Phil Edgar-Jones, Director of Sky Arts and Entertainment, Eaton will join the wider…

From One Bank to Another – Metro Bank’s Cash Management Team Volunteer for Euston Foodbank

The UK’s community bank, Metro Bank, gives every colleague a Day to Amaze – essentially a…

The AKO Caine Prize announces Kenyan writer Idza Luhumyo as winner of the 2022 AKO Caine Prize for Africa Writing

Kenyan writer Idza Luhumyo’s ‘Five Years Next Sunday’ awarded the £10,000 AKO Caine Prize for…

The Almeida Theatre announces the full cast for the world premiere of Dipo Baruwa-Etti’s The Clinic

Monique Touko directs Toyin Ayedun-Alase, Donna Berlin, Maynard Eziashi, Simon Manyonda, Gloria Obianyo and Mercy Ojelade in the production which opens on Monday 12…

From the Fringe to the mainstream the Story of Claudia Jones comes to the Wandsworth Community

Buried beside Karl Marx in Highgate cemetery Claudia Jones was a force to be reckoned…

Apple TV+ announces “Gutsy,” the new docuseries event from Hillary and Chelsea Clinton, set to debut September 9

Based on The New York Times bestselling book, “The Book of Gutsy Women,” the eight-part series…

MUBI UK in August | A Chiara | Faya Dayi | Tilda Swinton and more

Highlights from the August line-up are as follows: MUBI RELEASES: A CHIARA The third in his…

Prom 44: Ethel Smyth’s Mass in D major

Ethel Smyth wasn’t especially religious: the text and images of the Catholic Mass simply thrilled…

Award-Winning Superstar Ne-Yo Adds Five New Dates To UK Tour

EIGHT-CITY TOUR FOLLOWS RELEASE OF NEW ALBUM “SELF EXPLANATORY” TICKETS – GENERAL SALE 10AM FRIDAY…

H&M Group takes steps to exit Russia

As communicated on March 2, 2022, H&M Group paused all sales in Russia. Given current…

UAE’s first 100 Plant-based, gluten free cafe Seva Table expand offering with a selection of delicious cakes

SEVA Table, UAE’s first 100% plant-based, gluten free, cane sugar free, and GMOs free cafe has…

Staten Island street renamed after Eric Garner ahead of 8th anniversary of his death

Almost eight years to the day after his death at the hands of NYPD officers, Eric Garner was honored…

In cinemas now: The Railway Children

BAFTA & Emmy Award-winning Jenny Agutter resumes her role as Bobbie from the original THE RAILWAY CHILDREN and…

Howard Assembly Room Announces International Chamber Music Programme

As Opera North celebrates the opening of its long-awaited restaurant, Kino, the Company’s venue on the floors above,…

London Design Festival Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary

This year, London Design Festival celebrates its 20th anniversary, returning to the capital from 17-25…

WCFF 2022 17 July – Babylon in Birmingham + Film Awards + Talk | 2 for 1 Virtual Pass

Windrush Caribbean Film Festival 2022 will be heading to the Midlands Arts Centre in Birmingham this Sunday 17 July for it’s live…

Will You Go On The Record?

Official Website | Facebook | Twitter |Instagram | YouTube | TikTok| #SheSaid Two-time Academy Award® nominee Carey Mulligan (Promising Young Woman, An Education) and Zoe…

Dash Arts Open The Door To Dido’s Bar

London tickets are on sale from 12 mid-day today Dash Arts presents DIDO’S BAR Conceived…

CASTING ANNOUNCED Jennifer Saunders, Beverley Knight Keala Settle, Lesley Joseph

Clive Rowe, Lizzie Bea to star in Sister Act The producers of the new production…

DEBORAH SEGUN

You Keep Going Through It, I’m Just Coming Back From It. Opening: Thursday 14 July…

Casting Is Announced For Frantic Assembly’s Production Of ‘Othello’

A Frantic Assembly Production, co-produced with CurveOriginally a Frantic Assembly and Theatre Royal Plymouth collaboration,…

Eshaan Akbar’s Debut Live Tour ‘The Pretender’

Phil McIntyre Live Ltd are thrilled to announce that comedian Eshaan Akbar’s is preparing to…

We Are Parable and Manyatta Screenings share the love of cinema with innovative hybrid international film festival 

Over the last two years, the way that we have all experienced cinema has evolved.…

SL Announces 60 New Fellows and Honorary Fellows for 2022; includes Nick Cave, Michaela Coel, Russell T.Davies and Bonnie Greer

This evening, at an event held at Battersea Arts Centre, The Royal Society of Literature…

Cast announced for World Premiere of Mandela at the Young Vic

Michael Luwoye (Hamilton) plays the title role of Nelson Mandela, with Danielle Fiamanya (Frozen) as…

Bush Theatre announces two new productions by its Young Companies and an open day of workshops for local people 

The Bush Young Companies, for ages 14-17 and 18-25 are an initiative developed during the…

BEAST In UK Cinemas Friday 26 August

Idris Elba (Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw, The Suicide Squad) stars in a pulse-pounding…

The Blue Orchid Hotels London Indian Film Festival Encourages UK Asian Audiences Back Into UK Cinemas

EUROPE’S LARGEST FESTIVAL OF CINEMA FROM SOUTH ASIA AND ITS DIASPORA DRAWS TO A CLOSE…

From Jamaica To The World: Reggage On Film at BFI Southbank

BFI Southbank, 1 – 30 August With special guests: Season curator Lloyd Bradley, music producer…

Expanded presents the London premiere of CHILD OF EMPIRE | 1-8 August, BFI Southbank

BFI Expanded presents the London premiere of CHILD OF EMPIRE – a Virtual Reality experience…

Apple TV+ debuts trailer for new psychological thriller “Surface” starring Gugu Mbatha-Raw

New series from creator Veronica West, and produced by Apple Studios and Hello Sunshine, premieres Friday, July 29…

Production Images Released For New Cast Of Tina-The Tina Tuner Musical

AS BOOKING EXTENDS TO 15 JANUARY 2023 Aisha Jawando and new cast member Elesha Paul Moses now share…

Red Carpet: 16th I Will Tell International Film Festival Opens with Purple Beatz Drum n Bass Love story quick chat with Izzy Jones

The 16th edition of I Will Tell International Film Festival London which runs from 7…

Joya Mooi announces new album, shares single ‘Roselle’

Modern R&B artist Joya Mooi has announced details of her fourth studio album, which is…

In the Black Fantastic to screen Rhea Storr’s film “Here is the Imagination of the Black Radical” (2020) (Win Tickets)

Rhea Storr explores Black and Mixed-race cultural representation with an interest in the in-between, the…

TIFF announces Clement Virgo’s film Brother as World Premiere screening

Clement Virgo’s film Brother will make its festival debut with a World Premiere at the 47th edition…

Red Carpet Thor: ALT talks to Tessa Thompson and Natalie Portman about “Thor: Love and Thunder”

Marvel Studios’ “Thor: Love and Thunder” finds the God of Thunder (Chris Hemsworth) on a…

Two of Johnson’s most senior ministers Javid and Sunak quit calling for integrity and seriousness after Pincher scandal

Conservative MPs Sajid Javid and Rishi Sunak announced on Tuesday their resignations as secretary of…

Amy Trigg’s critically Acclaimed Reasons You Should(N’T) Returns to Kiln Theatre as part of UK Tour

“Bravura one-woman show is a knock-out.” Evening Standard Following a sell-out critically acclaimed run at…

EastEnders and Desmond’s star Mona Hammond Dies age 91

Another of the great actors who could be described as a Windrush pioneer the EastEnders…

New Children’s Laureate Joseph Coelho announced for 2022 to 2024 tenure

“It is a dream come true to be appointed as Waterstones Children’s Laureate, beyond anything…

Review: The Fellowship Press Night

Williams likes to tell stories that discuss and dissect identity in The Fellowship it is…

45 designers, over 20 countries feature in landmark Africa Fashion exhibition at V&A: telling story of it creators and shapers

No one can deny the long and varied history of cloth across the African continent.…

ARClight  initiative from Ultrasun UK & skinSense to support Black-owned skincare brands returns

Returning for the second time, ARClight is an initiative from Ultrasun UK & skinSense designed to support change by helping…

SoapBOX Exclusive: Hollyoaks To Explore Knife Crime Storyline with Teen Characters

“And I think what’s important is, is how he deals with being a young black…

The Young Vic: First look images from the rehearsal room of Chasing Hares

The Young Vic today releases images from the rehearsal room of Chasing Hares, a new play by…

Ballet Black, Cira Robinson will be stepping down as Senior Artist penned letter here by Cassa Pancho…..

Dear friends & followers of Ballet Black, I am in equal parts immensely proud and…

Thunberg headlines London Literature Festival world exclusive launch of The Climate Book: line up include Malorie Blackman, Abdulrazak Gurnah,  Jay Bernard

Greta Thunberg’s The Climate Book features crucial climate voices including Kate Raworth, Naomi Klein and Margaret Atwood.…

Talking to #Hollyoaks star Harvey Virdi on recent British Soap Awards win, acting, representation and poetry….

Harvey Virdi is an English actress who has played doctor Misbah Maalik since May 2017 on Hollyoaks. (Main image…

JCDecaux unveils ‘Abeona’ – a major new London sculpture by Rona Smith

Commissioned by JCDecaux, sculptor Rona Smith has created Abeona, a major new 50ft cast bronze artwork…

Hampstead Theatre release ‘First Look’ images “The Fellowship”, World Premiere by Roy Williams, Director Paulette Randall, runs until 23 July ’22

Production images have been released for the world premiere of The Fellowship, an electrifying, hilarious and gripping…

WIN TICKETS: WCFF @ Genesis Cinema Rebel Dread + Q&A with Don Letts: plus short films and panel with Lee Jasper and Lee Lawrence 

The Windrush Caribbean film festival continues with an exciting evening in East London hosted by ALT…

Today at Sheffield Doc Fest:  Pratibha Parmar in Conversation

Globally recognised filmmaker and human rights activist director Pratibha Parmar joins us for an in-depth…

Celebrities Urge Commonwealth to Stand Against Refugee Deportation to Rwanda with signed letter includes Benjamin Zephaniah, Ore Oduba, Dame Emma Thompson

Celebrities, many with heritage from African countries in the Commonwealth including Sophie Okonedo, Martins Imhangbe, Lucian Msamati…

Londoners To Get Their After-Hours Cultural Fix As Late At Take Britain Returns

Late at Tate Britain: 1 July 2022, then 2 September 2022, 2 December 2022, 3…

New Earth Theatre AND Arcola Theatre

Announce  WORLD PREMIÈRE of The Apology New Earth Theatre and Arcola Theatre, in association with The North Wall, today…

Cast announced for World Premiere of Mandela at the Young Vic

Michael Luwoye (Hamilton) plays the title role of Nelson Mandela, with Danielle Fiamanya (Frozen) as…

Celebrating Horace Ové at Ritzy Brixton June 25 5pm: WCFF present “Pressure” honest document of disenchanted British black youth panel includes Emmanuel Anyiam Osigwe

Hailed as the UK’s first Black dramatic feature-length film, Pressure is a hard-hitting, honest document…

Upgrade your plant-based snacking game with NEW Fridge Raiders Meat-Free Tasty Bites

Fridge Raiders has launched its brand-new Meat-Free Tasty Bites for those looking for serious snacking…

National Windrush monument unveiled at London Waterloo Station designed by Jamaican Artist Basil Watson

Members of the Windrush generation joined HRH Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at London Waterloo…

NOPE from Jordan Peele | ‘It Takes a Village’ Featurette | In UK Cinemas August 12th

*** NEW FEATURETTE RELEASED *** IN UK CINEMAS AUGUST 12th 2022 Starring: Daniel Kaluuya, Keke Palmer, Steven…

FISHERMAN’S FRIENDS: ONE AND ALL – Official Trailer and Poster Released – In Cinemas 19th August

IMAGES AND TRIALER HERE please add WATCH THE TRAILER HERE DOWNLOAD THE TRAILER HERE DOWNLOAD THE POSTER HERE…

Mayor calls for free NHS care for everyone living in the UK to help prevent another Windrush scandal

Sadiq calls for the Government to exempt anyone living in the UK from having to…

Japan House London Celebrates 4 Years as the Cultural Home of Japan in London

LONDON, June 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — On Wednesday 22 June 2022, Japan House London celebrates its fourth anniversary…

New Cast Join Disney’s Critically Acclaimed Production of Frozen

AS IT EXTENDS DUE TO PUBLIC DEMAND ★★★★★ “Frozen is one hot hit” Daily Mail…

Prince Charles Cinema: Join Windrush Caribbean Film Festival – Windrush Day today , 22 June and other WCFF events

Windrush in Westminster Wednesday, 22 June 2022 3:30 PM GMT Prince Charles Cinema 7 Leicester…

Whitechapel Gallery presents Moving Bodies, Moving Images, an exploration into a decade of dance, choreography, and moving image

Moving Bodies, Moving Images12 October 2022 – 9 January 2023Galleries 1, 8 & 9 #MovingBodiesMovingImages…

Malorie Blackman is the 2022 winner of the prestigious PEN Pinter Prize

She is the first children’s and YA writer to be awarded the Prize, which has…

Little Amal Visits The RSC in Stratford-Upon-Avon This Wednesday (22 June) To Share a Massage of Hope

Little Amal, the 3.5 metre puppet of a 10-year-old Syrian girl refugee that has become…

Yinka Ilori launches ‘Filtered Rays’ at Estrel Berlin

Yinka Ilori launches his first permanent installation in Germany Titled ‘Filtered Rays’, the pavilion explores…

Apple TV+ lands series order for powerful new London crime thriller “Criminal Record” with Cush Jumbo and Pater Capaldi

Apple TV+ today announced an eight-episode series order for “Criminal Record,” a new one-hour thriller…

Cast joining Samantha Womack in West End production of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe announced today

Production photographs by Brinkhoff-Moegenburg can be downloaded here Headshots of cast members can be downloaded here Photographs of Aslan and Samantha Womack by Hitz Rao can…

What to watch at London Indian Film Festival: 23 June-3 July

The London Indian Film Festival is running on 23 June – 3 July and you…

Mayor and London Assembly honour servicemen and women at Armed Forces Day ceremony

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has today joined together with members of the Armed…

De Buck Gallery to Host Panel on James Baldwin

PANEL: CHATTING WITH FRIENDS OF JIMMY Date: Saturday, June 18, 2022 3:45pm CET (9:45am EST)…

Common is presented with second Harry Belafonte Voices of Social Justice Award by De Niro

Tribeca 2022: Robert De Niro  presents Common with the second annual Harry Belafonte Voices for Social Justice Award.…

Win Tickets to World premiere of Roy Williams’ The Fellowship

Children of the Windrush generation, sisters Dawn and Marcia Adams grew up in 1980s London…

Date announced for this year’s Black British Theatre Awards: submit nominations by 1st August

The 2022 Black British Theatre Awards will take place on Sunday 16th October in association with The…

Orlanda Broom Presents Solo Exhibition “Shapeshifters” at Grove Square Galleries 16 June – 30 July 2022

To truly understand a human being, one must take into account our transient nature. Inside of…

Europe’s Largest Festival of Films from South Asia and its Diaspora is Back in Cinemas Across London, Manchester and Birmingham!

Supported by title sponsor Blue Orchid Hotels, Integrity International, the BFI (awarding National Lottery funding), Bagri Foundation…

FIREWORKS with Ivanno Jeremiah and Sophie Wu, directed by double Oscar nominee Paul Franklin available on Tribeca Home Pass

FIREWORKS Drama, Thriller, Politics, Technology This tense thriller, with moments of dark humor, is set…

Carla Hall, Mashama Bailey and Rodney Scott among top talent at “The Family Reunion” celebrating diversity in hospitality

The Family Reunion, the immersive experience celebrating diversity in the hospitality community, returns for a second…

The Koppel Project and Opera Gallery part of Mayfair Art Weekend: Artists, Galleries and Exhibitions for 2022

Main image: Richmond-Agamelah.-Courtesy-The-Koppel-Project-374×500 L-R: NY Rainbow, 1965, Billy Apple® at The Mayor Gallery; The Umbilical Cord of…

Anything’s Possible: Launching Globally July 22 Exclusively on Prime Video dir: Billy Porter

Anything’s Possible is a delightfully modern Gen Z coming-of-age story that follows Kelsa, a confident high…

Blacks Can’t Swim: REWIND is scheduled for global release 4th July 2022

Blacks Can’t Swim: REWIND follows two separate stories, of both a 15-year-old boy and a…

Court of Appeal rule government’s plan to send some migrants to Rwanda is inhumane

UK gov intend to appeal against a European court ruling that grounded first flight taking…

Tony Awards 2022: Myles Frost wins Best Leading Musical Actor as Michael Jackson in the musical MJ

          At this year’s Tony Awards – the Oscars of the US musical and…

Kiln Theatre presents The Darkest Part of the Dark Night by Zodwa Nyoni

As Shirley and Dwight bury their mother, they remember their upbringing in 1980s Chapeltown, Leeds…

Caviar Connoisseur’s Brunch with Petrossian: Elevate your Eggs

There are few things that could improve Sunday brunch, but adding caviar to it is…

DAZN agrees deal with Anthony Joshua

DAZN Group, the global sports entertainment company, confirms a ground-breaking deal with Anthony Joshua that propels…

Windrush Caribbean Film Festival returns 17 June to 17 July

Moving from a digital event from its inception in 2020, Windrush Caribbean Film Festival will…

VideoTALK: Today at Sundance London Honk for Jesus: Save Your Soul: ALT talks to twins Adamma and Adanne Ebo on directing writing and producing

Directed, written and produced by Adamma and Adanne Ebo showing at Sundance London, from the…

Raise a toast to World Gin Day this Saturday with NEW creative twists on classic G&T by BOMBAY SAPPHIRE

Celebrate World Gin Day this Saturday with a new, seasonal selection of creative gin cocktails…

Mama Afrika: Hope, Determination and Song

This year marked a significant birthday anniversary of Dr. Miriam Makeba on 4th March 2022. She was…

UEFA Women’s EURO 2022: “The Beautiful Game’ – a new anthem to celebrate the tournament by composer Shirley Thompson OBE part of celebrations

6 – 31 July 2022 across nine Host Cities  The organising team behind UEFA Women’s…

Sundance London Interview Julie Ha & Eugene Yi Dir/Pro: Free Chol Soo Lee in UK cinemas 19th London

A film by Julie Ha & Eugene Yi “Stunningly relevant… Belongs in the same category…

She Will Stars Alice Krige, Kota Eberhardt, Rupert Everett and Malcolm McDowell; exclusive first look trailer

Vertigo Releasing announced the launch of the brand-new trailer for She Will, the BIFA-nominated psychological horror…

Hackney Empire: Stand Up for Windrush hosted by Eddie Nestor: with Felicity Ethnic, Richard Blackwood, Bibi Crew, Jocelyn Jee Esien, Curtis Walker & more

A star-studded evening of music and comedy, hosted by BBC Radio London presenter Eddie Nestor MBE and…

Win Tickets to Talk: In the Black Fantastic introduction by Ekow Eshun + Touki Bouki screening July 13th

Season programmer Ekow Eshun introduces his curatorial vision behind the project, followed by a screening…

Jordan Peele’s NOPE| Watch New Featurette and Character Posters Released | In UK Cinemas August 12th

“What’s a bad miracle?”  Oscar® winner Jordan Peele disrupted and redefined modern horror with Get Out and then Us.…

Recipients of sixth MGCfutures Bursaries include Somebody Jones, Anushiye Yarnell, Isabel Adomakoh Young and Sundeep Saini

Michael Grandage today announces the recipients of the sixth annual MGCfutures Bursaries awarded across a range of theatrical…

Diary Date: “In the Black Fantastic” BFI film season curated by Ekow Eshun parallels exhibition of same name at Hayward Gallery

BFI Southbank presents IN THE BLACK FANTASTIC, an exciting new season of features and shorts by…

‘British Muslims Celebrate The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee’ 

Prayers for Her Majesty The Queen in Platinum Jubilee Celebrations in mosques and streets across…

Interview: Wil Johnson talks acting career, a quiet life and his role in the much anticipated Jitney at the Old Vic

“Acting is a privilege that lets you dive into something else. Somewhere you’ll more than…

CENTRED. J. D. C. I. M Supplements J. D. C. I. M (Just Don’t Call It Menopause)

Call it what it is.Call it Brain Fog.Call it Hair Loss. Are you 1 of…

Poet, Playwright and Performer Inua Ellams to bring cultural escapades to Dublin city

Inua Ellams, Fuel and the Abbey Theatre present 05Fest  1 – 8 July Poet, Playwright and Performer…

Old Vic: Win tickets to August Wilson’s “Jitney”on 18th June

‘It don’t always turn out like you think it is. You don’t always have the…

The Outlaws  BBC’s biggest comedy launch of 2021 Returns: first look images with Christopher Walken, Stephen Merchant and Clare Perkins

Series One has been streamed 11m times on BBC iPlayer, following on directly from the…

Tributes pour in for actor Marcel White, who died announced last week

White’s stage credits, recently included Small Island at the National Theatre, A Taste of Honey, led by Jodie…

Inspiring Futures 2022 Competition Announces JJ Thompson as a Winner

The grand finale of the third edition of Inspiring Futures took place and was an…

HRH Princess Eugenie visits V&A display and meets winner of The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Competition winner

HRH Princess Eugenie visited the V&A to meet with the winner of The Queen’s Platinum…

Jury finds both Amber Heard and Johnny Depp were defamed after weeks-long trial

A Virginia jury ruled on Wednesday that actor Amber Heard defamed her ex-husband, actor Johnny…

Review: Lotus Beauty: Much needed story map lives of South Asian women across generations

Women come, women go. We pamper them, preen them, make them beautiful. Make small talk.…