Full Events Listing 2015

Date Title
25 Sep BHM Launch at Norwich City Hall
29 Sep Autumn INSET Evening For Teachers
1 Oct What does it mean to be politically black?
1 Oct Information at the Hive
1 Oct Pat Thomas & The Kwashibu Area Band + DJ Cameron Black (Boiling Point)
2 Oct The Bohicas + Support
3 Oct STORMZY + Guests
4 Oct Moroccan Folk Dance Workshops
4 Oct 12 Years A Slave (15)
4 Oct Moroccan Dance Party
5 Oct Open Mic Night
6 Oct Roadmap to Apartheid
6 Oct African-American Cinema evening course
7 Oct Arts & Crafts at UEA
7 Oct Radical Women in the Black Freedom Struggle
7 Oct Radical Women in the Black Freedom Struggle
7 Oct The First Wednesday Club
8 Oct Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Anti-Lynching
8 Oct Ethnic Minorities Student Caucus
8 Oct Selma (12A)
10 Oct Magdalen Street Celebration
10 Oct African & Caribbean Market
10 Oct Robert Cray + Special Guest Shawn Jones
11 Oct In the Heat of the Night
12 Oct Exploring East Asian Culture
12 Oct Norwich Jazz Club Jams for BHM 2015
12 Oct “Portraits of the Entrepreneurial Spirit” (A show of paintings by Danny Keen)
13 Oct Malcolm X
14 Oct Reading Group
14 Oct Sexual identity, culture, and race - Being LGBT+ in the Black community
14 Oct This land is your land, this land is my land
14 Oct Lewis Wright and Chris Cooper
14 Oct Fuel presents Racheal Ofori: Portrait
15 Oct Water Justice
15 Oct Norfolk Blues Society Jam for BHM 2015
17 Oct Celebrating work and achievements of Dr G. Mamutse
18 Oct Charles William Dambudzo Marechera
18 Oct Selma (12A)
19 Oct Black History Month - Day of Dance!
20 Oct A reflection on: Nana Yaa Asantewaa - Queen mother of Edweso (1840 - 1921)
20 Oct Freestyle Dancing
21 Oct Reading Group
21 Oct Gender and Race
21 Oct “Narrative of the Life of… Inspirational African American Biographies of the Nineteenth Century”
22 Oct Oppression, hegemony, and discourses
22 Oct Cowboys of Colour: Black Lives in the West and the Western
22 Oct “La vita e’ bella” Life is Beautiful (PG)
23 Oct Modou-NDiaye-Cissokho - This is Senegal
24 Oct Come join the Circle - African Drumming Workshop
24 Oct Norwich United Karate
24 Oct Swinging at the Cotton Club
25 Oct Girlhood (15)
25 Oct Magnificent Family Day: Black History Month family festival
26 Oct Black-Her-Story Exhibition
26 Oct Farming Food Security
26 Oct The Shawshank Redemption
26 Oct Love Music Hate Racism - Solidarity with the migrants
27 Oct All About Africa: Storytelling with Patience Unazi
27 Oct African Story Telling
27 Oct Paris is Burning (15)
28 Oct All About Africa: Storytelling with Patience Unazi
28 Oct African Story Telling
28 Oct Climate Justice
28 Oct Winifred Atwell: Jazz Piano, Hit Singles, TV Personality of the 1950s
28 Oct Black Politics and the Media
28 Oct Norwich Jams for BHM 2015!
29 Oct All About Africa: Storytelling with Patience Unazi
29 Oct Connecting Cultures
29 Oct 12 Years A Slave (15)
30 Oct Jazzy Jeff
30 Oct African Dance with Batch Gueye
30 Oct Batch Gueye Band
31 Oct Norwich Congolese Community Group
31 Oct An Afternoon of African Music and Dance
31 Oct Negrophilia and the Harlem Renaissance
1 Nov Hot 8 Brass Band - BHM Finale
TBC Great Yarmouth’s Great Bake Off!
TBC Mr Justin Fashanu

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