Launch / Finale 2015

Date Title
25 Sep BHM Launch at Norwich City Hall
1 Nov Hot 8 Brass Band - BHM Finale

Music / Drama

Date Title
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 Dance Party
5 Oct Open Mic Night
7 Oct The First Wednesday Club
10 Oct Robert Cray + Special Guest Shawn Jones
12 Oct Norwich Jazz Club Jams for BHM 2015
14 Oct Lewis Wright and Chris Cooper
14 Oct Fuel presents Racheal Ofori: Portrait
15 Oct Norfolk Blues Society Jam for BHM 2015
20 Oct Freestyle Dancing
23 Oct Modou-NDiaye-Cissokho - This is Senegal
24 Oct Swinging at the Cotton Club
26 Oct The Shawshank Redemption
26 Oct Love Music Hate Racism - Solidarity with the migrants
28 Oct Norwich Jams for BHM 2015!
30 Oct Jazzy Jeff
30 Oct Batch Gueye Band
31 Oct Negrophilia and the Harlem Renaissance
1 Nov Hot 8 Brass Band - BHM Finale

Children / Families

Date Title
25 Oct Magnificent Family Day: Black History Month family festival
27 Oct All About Africa: Storytelling with Patience Unazi
27 Oct African Story Telling
28 Oct All About Africa: Storytelling with Patience Unazi
28 Oct African Story Telling
29 Oct All About Africa: Storytelling with Patience Unazi


Date Title
10 Oct Magdalen Street Celebration
10 Oct African & Caribbean Market
17 Oct Celebrating work and achievements of Dr G. Mamutse
19 Oct Black History Month - Day of Dance!
20 Oct A reflection on: Nana Yaa Asantewaa - Queen mother of Edweso (1840 - 1921)
24 Oct Norwich United Karate
29 Oct Connecting Cultures
30 Oct African Dance with Batch Gueye
31 Oct Norwich Congolese Community Group
TBC Great Yarmouth’s Great Bake Off!
TBC Mr Justin Fashanu


Date Title
29 Sep Autumn INSET Evening For Teachers
1 Oct Information at the Hive
4 Oct Moroccan Folk Dance Workshops
6 Oct African-American Cinema evening course
7 Oct Arts & Crafts at UEA
8 Oct Ethnic Minorities Student Caucus
12 Oct Exploring East Asian Culture
24 Oct Come join the Circle - African Drumming Workshop
31 Oct An Afternoon of African Music and Dance

Arts / Literature

Date Title
12 Oct “Portraits of the Entrepreneurial Spirit” (A show of paintings by Danny Keen)
14 Oct Reading Group
18 Oct Charles William Dambudzo Marechera
21 Oct Reading Group
26 Oct Black-Her-Story Exhibition


Date Title
4 Oct 12 Years A Slave (15)
6 Oct Roadmap to Apartheid
8 Oct Selma (12A)
11 Oct In the Heat of the Night
13 Oct Malcolm X
18 Oct Selma (12A)
22 Oct “La vita e’ bella” Life is Beautiful (PG)
25 Oct Girlhood (15)
27 Oct Paris is Burning (15)
29 Oct 12 Years A Slave (15)


Date Title
1 Oct What does it mean to be politically black?
7 Oct Radical Women in the Black Freedom Struggle
8 Oct Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Anti-Lynching
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
15 Oct Water Justice
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
26 Oct Farming Food Security
28 Oct Climate Justice
28 Oct Winifred Atwell: Jazz Piano, Hit Singles, TV Personality of the 1950s
28 Oct Black Politics and the Media