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Meet the cast and creatives of King Hamlin opens at Park Theatre 19 Oct

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

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

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

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Whitechapel Gallery invites you to enter PORTAL DE PLATA

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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…

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

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

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

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

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Soho Theatre announces Verity Bargate Award 2022 shortlist

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

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

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

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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

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

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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…