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BLACK HISTORY SEASON UK 2015
This year's winning Black History Month song

In the UK Black History Month is traditionally celebrated in October, more recently Black History Season events can last until December and beyond
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London Boroughs
Barking & Dagenham
Barnet
 Croydon
Enfield
Hackney
Haringey
HarrowIslington
Lambeth
Lewisham
Redbridge
 Southwark
Tower Hamlets
Waltham Forest
Around the UK
Birmingham - the Drum
Colchester
Cymru (Wales)
 Dorset / poster
Hastings - AfriKàBa Festival 2015
Huddersfield - facebook group
 Leicester
 Manchester
 Merseyside
Oxford - African School programme
 Southampton
 Scotland
Other website with listings
BHM Magazine
Black History Month
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Museums etc

London : Black Cultural Archives
Imperial War Museum
Liverpool : International Slavery Museum
Universities
 Birmingham
 Hertfordshire
 Nottingham
 Teesside
UCLU
UWE (Bristol)

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DATE EVENT INFO £
2 October - 5 December Autograph ABP announces the first major exhibition of Syd Shelton’s photographs capturing one of the most intriguing and contradictory political periods in British post war history. Between 1976 and 1981, the movement Rock Against Racism (RAR) confronted racist ideology in the streets, parks and town halls of Britain. RAR was formed by a collective of musicians and political activists to fight fascism and racism through music. @ Rivington Place, London EC2A 3BA. free
Sunday 15th November CHANGE OF DATE The African School presents a Black History family day including a film screening of Footsteps of the Emperor: A documentary presented by Benjamin Zephaniah, charting the extraordinary time Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie I spent living in the city of Bath, 1936 – 1941. Featuring interviews with Bath residents who met him, worked for him and who hold the Emperor in high regard today, the film covers the special place Bath had in the heart of the Emperor and examines his legacy, including Fairfield House, the residence he left as a gift for the city. The film's director and producer Shawn Naphtali Sobers, will talk and take questions from the audience after the film + Music from Jah Lambs and Lions - Garvin Dan + guests incl. MC Ras Gambia and drummer Ras David + more live musicians + Poetry - Prince Jacob + reading of Love Poem (celebrating the shared vision and love of  Ras Tafari and the Empress) @ the Donnington Community Centre, Townsend Square, Oxford, OX4 4BB. Info: 3pm - 12am / film screening 6pm / food by Culture Kitchen /  facepainting / children's park / Fairfield House / Walking for Fairfield  £3 - all proceeds to the Fairfield House Restoration Fund