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Lynn Nottage, Ruth Negga, Sharon D Clarke, Adrian Lester, Sam Mendes, Uzo Aduba, Jesse Williams up for 75th “Tony” Awards®- all nominees here

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Cultra e-Diary May edit: Young Simba AUDITION – The Lion King, African Concert Series, Venice Biennale Exhibition, Riz Ahmed, Shakespeare’s Globe & MORE

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Sonia Boyce OBE RA British Pavilion Artist: 59th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia

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Special Projects @ 1- 54 Paris: Memorial to the drowned by Aïcha Snoussi and Memory of today, Memory of the future by N.E.T. Collective 

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De Buck Gallery at EXPO CHICAGO: Opens Today

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National Beer Day: The Best Beer Gardens For A Midweek Pint

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Ai-Da Robot exclusively previews ground-breaking painting arm in London ahead of historic Venice Biennale exhibition

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64th Annual Grammy Awards: Jon Batiste FIRST Black artist in 14 years to win Album of the Year

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The first Festival of Fire bursts into Milford Haven this May Bank Holiday Weekend!

Street Food Warehouse are delighted to announce Festival of Fire, a new concept bringing a…

Netflix Acquires Adaptation of Tọlá Okogwu’s ‘Onyeka and The Academy of the Sun’ with Westbrook Studios and Yoruba Saxon

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There’s more time to apply for the Sir Lenny Henry Centre Industry Fellowship

The LHC has extended the deadline by one week, for applications to the second year of…

RTS Red Carpet: Quick Chat with host Tom Allen: he says “television was guiding us through” the pandemic

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RTS Red Carpet: Hollyoaks wins Soap and continuing drama, quick chat with Kéllé Bryan who plays Martine Westwood

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Summer 2022: The African Concert Series London this May-July ’22

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The Britfield Global Book Tours 2022-24

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Acclaimed African writers Tsitsi Dangaremba, Siphiwe Gloria Ndlovu & Emmanuel Iduma announced as winners of $165k Windham Campbell Prize

(l-r: Sharon Bridgforth, Emmanuel Iduma, Margo Jefferson, Wong May, Siphiwe Gloria Ndlovu, Tsitsi Dangaremba, Winsome…

RTS Red Carpet: Adjani Salmon Wins Breakthrough Award for “Dreaming Whilst Black”

London’s Park Lane Grosvenor House Hotel. hosted the Royal Television Society Programme Awards in partnership…

Persuasion an Alexandra Palace and Rose Original Production in association with Oxford Playhouse

Sasha Frost and Fred Fergus will star as Anne Elliot and Captain Wentworth respectively in…

Den in Tokyo secures No.1 spot at Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2022 awards ceremony

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Production images released for Jude Christian and Tinuke Craig’s Hamlet, reimagined for young audiences on until 6th April

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RTS Programme Awards 2022 today 29 March: Nominations include Adjani Salmon, Sharlene Whyte, Tahar Rahim, BBC Casualty, Death of England: Face to Face, Samson Kayo

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Open Competition 2022 Category Winners and Shortlist announced

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Cinema: Ambulance starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II & Eiza González   

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DUBAI MEDIA CITY: PLM partners with Middle East Fashion Week 26-29 of MARCH

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The Last Journey Sci-Fi flick now on digital platforms

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Football Hero Raheem Sterling named face of Jamaica

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BBC Four to Screen Much Ado About Nothing Directed by Roy Alexander Weise with Akiya Henry

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Support the next generation of African female writers & create a lasting legacy

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Shonda Rhimes Shares How ‘Bridgerton’ Season 2 Promotes Representation On and Off Screen

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Master Out Now in selected UK Cinemas and on Amazon Prime: A racially charged horror-drama is the latest in socially conscious African American cinema

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Sunday Reads

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SheCAN Champion: Floella Benjamin

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Flare at the weekend! BFI’s LGBTQIA+ Film Festival

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Sotheby’s London benefit auction to raise funds to provide Contemporary Art, Lagos with a permanent home

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Orísun Productions announces launch of The Seun Shote Initiative in honour of the late actor and co-founder

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V&A exhibition celebrates masculine attire: iconic looks by legendary designers and rising stars: Jennie Baptiste, Fendi, Harris Reed, Yinka-Shonibare, Omar Victor Diop, Grace Wales Bonner, Raf Simons, Gucci

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New Black Film Collective announce launch of TNB XPO, First Convention for Black Creatives from Film & HETV in UK

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Bestseller books of the month for you to check out! Black Cake by Charmaine Wilkerson…

Opinion: Award-winning Director Frances-Anne Solomon asks “how diverse is Award Season 2022”

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VideoTALK: Larry Achiampong talks new exhibition Wayfinder at Turner Contemporary Margate

There is a depth of subjects in this exhibition that speak loudly to our most…

Inflammation the silent killer: good nutrition can help you fight the disease

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Diary Date: Theatre round up: 6 shows to see this March

To Kill A Mockingbird @ Gielgud Theatre Opened 10th March Harper Lee’s story of racial…

BAFTA Winners: Lashana Lynch wins EE Rising Star: Questlove’s Summer of Soul Best Doc: Will Smith Best Actor: The Black Cop Best Brit Short & more

Explore the nominations and winners for the 2022 EE British Academy Film Awards, celebrating the very…

Turner Contemporary Wayfinder: empire, class, globalism collide and meet gaming and sculpture marking Larry Achiampong’s first solo major exhibit

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Three Sculptures From Acclaimed Artist Elizabeth Catlett Coming to
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Tate Modern Stays Up All Night With Surrealist Inspired Tate Late

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Opera Gallery presents Korean Art: Cultivating the Unexpected: a captivating show of 5 leading Korean artist

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Goldsmiths CCA: Testament staged in response to this tumultuous time, 47 artists consider role of monuments includes Olu Ogunnaike and Rabiya Choudhry

Testament is a large-scale group exhibition across the entirety of the CCA building, staged in…

The Night Woman, 11-13 March, The Other Palace, VAULT Transfer

A powerful new play about womanhood, blackness and healing by award-winner writer and performer Julene…

Talking to acclaimed soprano Gweneth-Ann Rand who rejects elitism in Opera: currently in 24 Italian Songs and Arias at BAC

I saw my first opera at four and a half years old, didn’t fall asleep…

The Female Chef: a cookbook profiling female-chef’s talents in UK

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Trailer and Exclusive Images released today for new thriller Deep Water

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The Yard’s An Unfinished Man: intense exploration into juju (magic) as a cure for mental illness

Packed into 60 minutes, this show centres around Kayode (Fode Simbo) who finds himself stuck…

March Lineup: Larry Amponsah and Lulama Mlambo Wolf at THE BREEDER Gallery, Athens

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Human Rights Watch Film Festival: Ten Films that amplify the most urgent human rights stories

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Full line-up announced for WOW London 2022

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Exclusive Ticket Offer | £10 tickets for “The Collaboration” at Young Vic -drama with Jean-Michel Basquiat at centre

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London Music Fund marks 10th Anniversary with special gala event at Southbank Centre

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Tobi Kyeremateng Netflix Doc Talent Fund winner talks doc-fiction ÓWÀMBÈ

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Old Vic: upcoming Voices Off post-show talk for “A Number” include Dope Black Dads’s Darwood Grace and Rikki Beadle-Blair

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Herbie Hancock is live in London 22 June 2022

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Inc Arts UK wins prestigious awards for diversity initiatives in UK cultural sector

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Akiya Henry lead actor in RSC’s Much Ado About Nothing talks about “this whole beautiful Afro-futuristic concept”….

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Jason Osborne & Precious Mahaga: Winners of Netflix Doc Talent Fund talk short film “Love Languages”

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SheCAN Weekly Health Guide: What are Fibroids, symptoms and treatments

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Black & Asian people met with racist Ukraine border stops & xenophobic Western media coverage filled with racial bias amidst refugee crisis

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WIN 2 Tickets to Much Ado About Nothing at Stratford-upon-Avon’s Royal Shakespeare Theatre on 7th March

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Sadler’s Wells’ Peacock Theatre presents ISH Dance Collective’s Elements of Freestyle

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“Painters are like boxers, both smear their blood on the canvas.” Production images are today…

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West Lea School turns the traditional education model on its head – focusing instead on…

Brixton House presents Mugabe, My Dad and Me

April, 1980. The British colony of Rhodesia becomes the independent nation of Zimbabwe. A born…

Addis Fine Art: Merikokeb Berhanu invited to La Biennale di Venezia 2022

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French Amazon Original Movie I LOVE AMERICA Directed by Lisa Azuelos – Will Launch Worldwide April 29

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SheCAN Biz Directory: Homeware Interior Design we love: Bespoke Binny, Qemamu Mosiacs, Eva Sonaike and more

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The Twin to Stream Exclusively on Shudder Friday, May 6th

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Struggling to Get Your Finances Together? Here Are 4 Foolproof Ways to Boost Your Financial Literacy

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Tavie Tiffany Agama: Netflix Documentary Talent Fund for short film Women Of The Market

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PSYCHEdelight Announces Creatives for Mohand &Peter, Theatre Shining Light on the Refugee Crisis
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Applications open for the 17th Edition of Take Five: calling all emerging Jazz Musicians

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Stellar International Art Foundation presents emerging artist Vasundhara Sellamuthu

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Sky Kids announces new original commission Little Darlings from bestselling children’s author Dame Jacqueline Wilson

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Superheroes, Orphans & Origins: 125 Years in Comics

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Sarah Death wins the Bernard Shaw Prize for translation for the third time

‘Flawless translation… a delight to read’ – Sarah Death wins the Bernard Shaw Prize for…

Utopia Theatre presents new play: Here’s What She Said to Me

If I were like you, I’d have never found a man to marry me. And…

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Interview: Marlon Palmer, creator of new VOD platform Kush Cinema: first for Black content

“…it’s probably still difficult to get into a lot of cinemas and there’s only certain…

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Gadgets to help with Seasonal Affective Disorder

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Celebrations spanning the whole borough kick off the first day of We Are Lewisham

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Theatre Royal Stratford East Announces New Productions For SS22

Burn It Down  19 April – 5 May 2022 A series of six newly commissioned…

Black Theatre Guide: Full list of must see shows on stage starting Jan/Feb across UK

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Interview with Queens of Sheba Writer Jessica L. Hagan as play returns to the stage

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Shakespeare’s Globe announce full cast of The Merchant of Venice

Shakespeare’s Globe is delighted to announce the full cast of The Merchant of Venice, performed in…

Plant-based hair extension startup raises over a £1M
Plant-based hair extension startup raises over a £1M

This week, Rebundle, a sustainable hair-focused startup based in the US raised $1.4 million in…

94th OSCARS® Nominations announced  up for Best Actor  Will Smith in “King Richard”and Denzel Washington in “The Tragedy of Macbeth”

Actor–comedian Leslie Jordan and actor, CEO and producer Tracee Ellis Ross announced the 94th Oscars® nominations…

Apple TV+ debuts gripping trailer for “The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey,” starring Samuel L. Jackson

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African Women Composers Francesca Chiejina (soprano), Simone Ibbett-Brown (mezzo-soprano) and Kamilla Arku (piano) take to stage

The African Concert Series: Music by African Women Composers 12 March, doors at 7.00pm, for…

Emma Rice’s critically acclaimed version of Wuthering Heights comes to National Theatre from February

Emma Rice’s critically acclaimed new version of Wuthering Heights to play at the National Theatre…

BFI African Odysseys presents African Redemption: The Life and Legacy of Marcus Garvey

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Thao Nguyen Phan at Tate St Ives: her work often amplifies less well documented narratives

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Exclusive first look images: Paul Bettany AND Jeremy Hope as Warhol & Basquiat director Kwame Kwei-Armah

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Getting all ‘Gassed Up’ for return of BBC Three ‘Youth is not one homogenous group’ says Controller

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Mayor launches £44m skills boost for Londoners

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Exclusive first look images: Running with Lions

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LOVE IS ATTENTION: Celebrate Lewisham’s Rich Contribution To UK’s Music Scene, Curated by Dave Okumu

A Celebration of Lewisham’s Rich Contribution To UK’s Contemporary Music Scene, Curated by Dave Okumu.…

Interview: Anthony Amoako-Attah among Shortlisted Brookfield Properties Craft Award Artists

The five artists shortlisted for the Brookfield Properties Craft Award, in partnership with the Crafts…

UK tour of Ryan Calais Cameron’s Human Nurture begins 3rd Feb

Theatre Centre has announced the cast and creatives for the UK tour of Human Nurture…

Lulama Wolf at SoShiro 4th Feb to 4th March

SoShiro gallery is honoured to present an exhibition of new works by 27-year-old South African…

MENASA – Emirati Design Platform brings Emirati crafts and design to a global stage at Expo 2020 Dubai

MENASA – Emirati Design Platform is a core element of the Arts & Culture Programme…

Windrush Caribbean Film Festival seeks 2022 FESTIVAL MANAGER UK based

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BFI Future Film Festival announces Events Programme

A 2022 Hybrid edition, online and at BFI Southbank from 17-20 February Festival programme is…

Bush Theatre: New images Red Pitch at Queen’s Park Ranger’s ground

The cast of Red Pitch, a new play by Tyrell Williams following the friendship of…

Labour Party research find more than half of Black children in UK live in poverty as price of living is set to soar

Labour party research finds Black children at least twice as likely to grow up poor,…

New Problems for N.10 as Nusrat Ghani says her faith was reason for her sacking

A Muslim MP says her faith was raised by a government MP as a reason…

Marry Me Jennifer Lopez new film

Stars Jennifer Lopez, Owen Wilson, Maluma and more take you behind the scenes of their…

Poetry Archive and Obsidian Foundation announce new collection with recordings from seventeen contemporary Black British poets 

Poets selected for this new collection have a connection with Obsidian Foundation and include Yomi Sode whose…

Theatre Peckham Announces New Chair Dr. Anni Domingo

Theatre Peckham, an award-winning cultural venue for artistic excellence and social change announces the appointment…

Can new “superfood Enset be the tree to fight against hunger’ in Africa feeding millions

The ‘false banana’ Enset is a wild African banana relative, domesticated in the Ethiopian Highlands.…

Tap London & London Mayor continue call for Help tackling rising levels of youth homelessness which has risen by 47%

For a fourth year Tap London are partnering with the Mayor of London to raise…

Ballet Black celebrates 20 years… returning to Barbican from 24th March with brand new programme

BB are returning to the Barbican from the 24th of March with a brand new…

Healthy Eating – Caribbean Style enjoy: Cap Maison Jerk Chicken with Turmeric Salsa full recipe

Saint Lucia Tourism Authority (SLTA) has launched a collection of healthy recipes from across the…

Diary Date: Despite racist reaction to cast RSC’S Much Ado About Nothing Directed by Roy Alexander Weise opens 4th Feb

The Royal Shakespeare Company’s (RSC) new production of Much Ado About Nothing directed by Roy Alexander Weise will run in…

TV SPECIAL: Catch Up and New Shows  you ought to watch! Adrian Lester, Cush Jumbo, Oti Mabuse, Eni Eluko and more

Stay Close Stay Close premiered on Netflix in the New Year, starring the likes of…

Andrea Levy’s Small Island at the National Theatre full cast

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ARMANI BEAUTY ANNOUNCE TESSA THOMPSON AS THE NEWEST BEAUTY FACE

Armani beauty is pleased to announce American actress Tessa Thompson as the newest face. Thompson will feature in both…

Sunday Reads:  Cool Bookshops you should know!

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London Screen Academy’s (LSA) mission to transform and diversify UK screen industries by enabling access to all, regardless of background

London Screen Academy’s (LSA) is on a mission is to transform and diversify the UK…

Interview with Sian Carter the New Writer Behind Lyric’s “Running With Lions”

The Lyric Hammersmith Theatre and Talawa Theatre Company co-produce the debut stage play from new…

Former Vogue editor and Fashion icon André Leon Talley dies at 73

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Moulin Rouge! The Musical

Enter a world of splendour and romance, of eye-popping excess, of glitz, grandeur and glory!…

Review – Black and Blue: World premiere of The Black Cop: An Officer Atones His Past

Listen as Gamal Turawa, “G”, recounts his experiences from childhood to becoming the Met police’s…

Diary Date: Old Vic presents “A Number” 24 Jan – 19 March 2022

Every parent makes mistakes. Salter makes a number of them. Now 35 years later, his…

London Short Film Festival 2022 LSFF Full Programme includes: Black British History and LGBTQIA+ ends 23 Jan

The London Short Film Festival (LSFF) 2022 festival programme, to screen at venues across London…

Africa Cup of Nations: Match Facts – Gabon v Morocco

Gabon and Morocco lock horns on Tuesday in Yaoundé, as curtain draws on Group C…

Queens of Sheba triumphantly returns to the London stage February 7th

“They ask me where I am from! I say I am a mix. Of both…

Deutsche Bank Production of Macbeth: Globe announce full cast of 2022’S Playing Shakespeare Francesca Amewudah-Rivers & Hannah  Azuonye play Lady Macbeth

Shakespeare’s Globe is delighted to announce the full cast for the 2022 Playing Shakespeare with Deutsche…

Nicola Roberts, Craig David and Tom Grennan among famous faces in new NHS mental health ad reciting words from Beatles song Help!

Today, the NHS will launch a new landmark campaign using the iconic Beatles song ‘Help!”…

Sunday Reads: #Vegunuary recommended cookbooks to enjoy: Rachel Ama’s Vegan Eats & more

#Vegunuary month is still on, and ALT recommends some cookbooks with delicious vegan recipes for…

Free events: Celebration of Blackness FESTIVAL Full Line up includes Le Gateau Chocolat, Alfred Enoch, Susan Wokoma, Ronke Adekoluojo,  Shan Ako and more

New free events announced for first ever For The Culture – Celebrations Of Blackness Festival at the Lyric Hammersmith…

Olympian Kye Whyte signs up to Dancing On Ice 2022

Dancing On Ice returns to ITV in the new year with the all new class…

Josephine Baker Receives Highest Honour In France

Legendary trailblazing performer Josephine Baker received one of the highest honours in France with her…

The Black Cop: An Officer Atones His Past

A former police officer relives his experience of being both a victim and a perpetrator…

Finally Charlie Phillips and Horace Ové on honours list: full list of Black and Asian recipients Sara Khan, Trevor Phillips, Nitin Ganatra….

Twice each year, the honours list recognises the achievements and services of those who have…

Will Smith Wins Best Win Actor at very defining boycotted Golden Globes Ceremony following ongoing lack of diversity in voting membership: all winners

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Announcing the Jury Members of the 2022 Sundance Film Festival

The nonprofit Sundance Institute announced the members of the six juries awarding prizes for artistic…

RELAX & pamper yourself this weekend with ALT’s beauty & wellness loves

ELA LIFE: Nurture No 2 Bath Salts 500ml £16 This 500ml bottle of Nurture No…

Sir Sidney Poitier death: First Black and oldest living man to win Best Actor Oscar dies aged 94

He pathed the way for many Black actors and was one of the biggest stars…

PinkPantheress wins BBC Radio 1’s Sound of 2022

The 20-year-old from Bath was chosen by a panel of over 130 industry experts and…

Black Lives Matter protestors cleared over toppling of Colston statue

Anti-racism campaigners have hailed a jury’s decision to clear protesters responsible for toppling a statue…

6 Harmful Skin Habits for Eczema Sufferers

Eczema is a complex skin condition that is characterised by red, itchy, inflamed, dry skin.  Symptoms…

Jessica Chastain’s espionage thriller The 355 with Lupita Nyong’o to open Friday

“The 355” by Divyani Sharma and Mercedes Gonzales-Bazan. “The 355” is finally making its way…

Exclusive Clip: AILEY new doc on Gay Black Ballet icon in cinemas 7th January

Ailey – will be released in cinemas and on demand Friday 7th.

VideoTalk: Will Smith on “King Richard”

Armed with a clear vision and a brazen, 78-page plan, Richard Williams is determined to…

Rest in Power: celebrities and notables who have passed in 2021

As 2021 comes to a close it is time to commemorate some of the notable…

New Beacon Books: UK’s First Black Bookshop hit by Pandemic: closure is  imminent – donate to crowdfunder

Based in north London New Beacon Books has stated it will close its doors in…

Sundance 2022: Kwame Kwei-Armah’s co-written biopic 892 in Dramatic Competition stars John Boyega and Michael K. Williams

 U.S. DRAMATIC COMPETITION Presenting the world premieres of fiction feature films, the Dramatic Competition offers…

The Children’s Code: 10 Things You should know- protect your child’s Online Data

Children’s Code The Children’s Code contains 15 standards that online services need to follow. This…

VideoTalk: Reggie Rock Bythewood on Swagger

Talking to Reggie Rock Bythewood  on new basketball drama Swagger on Apple TV+ Born July…

Changing Faces: 2021 new appointments across the arts shaping a more diverse landscape

2021 has seen a big shape up across the arts as a result of the…

Sundance Film Festival 2022: Guide to All the Women- and Non-Binary-Helmed Projects

From deep dives into the fraught history of safe abortion access and the backstories of…

Desmond Tutu: “Prisoner of Hope” South African Anti-apartheid activist who fought majority white rule dies age 90

The Queen was among those who paid tribute to South African archbishop Desmond Tutu the…

Sunday Reads – 2021 Best Sellers

Here are some best sellers from 2021 that you should add to your reading list!…

Last 2021 Sunday Reads: The Books you should read or have read….

Must READ memoirs of 2021 and what to expect of 2022! You Got Anything Stronger?:…

Your Weekend: Must see Theatre to support safely; The Wife Of Willesden, Aladdin,The Drifters Girl & Trouble in Mind

Within these difficult times during this festive season a lot of small businesses have had…

Ascension – Oscar Shortlisted Documentary Set For 14 Jan Uk Release Date

ASCENSION ​​登楼叹 SET FOR 14 JANUARY CINEMA RELEASE IN UK Oscar Shortlisted Documentary is one…

Shakespeare’s Globe Announces Relaunch of Globe Player

Shakespeare’s Globe has announced the relaunch of their video-on-demand streaming service, Globe Player. The original platform…

First Look Images Kathryn Hunter in King Lear at The Globe

Kathryn Hunter, who most recently appeared as all three witches in Joel Coen’s 2021 movie The…

For The Culture – Celebrations of Blackness Festival Headline Acts Announced

Friday 28 January to Sunday 30 January 2022 The Lyric Hammersmith Theatre is excited to…

Talking to Pie Herring on first solo exhibit “Fortitude” inspired by year spent painting in two continents

“The word ‘fortitude’ means demonstrating courage in the face of adversity and/or pain. This is…

Kuenzler’s grasp of the absurd prevails throughout cynical yet familiar trilogy “The Worst Thing You Could Do” 

The Worst Thing You Could Do is mesmerizingly perplexing, an intriguing and thought-provoking experience.  The…

Are you still looking to find the perfect tree for this Christmas? We’ve got you covered! Here are five recommendations from ALT

Shoots & Leaves Get your London Christmas tree from Shoots and Leaves all wrapped up…

Best Skincare Favourites for This Winter

Keep your skin hydrated and clear this winter with ALT’s ultimate faves! Kokoa Eco Beauty:…

Running with Lions to star Bridgerton’s Ruby Barker as full casting announced at the Lyric Hammersmith Theatre

Ruby Barker best known as Marina Thompson in Bridgerton, Suzette Llewellyn as seen in EastEnders,…