Must See Black History Events in June

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Eventbrite Picks

Our pick of online Black History events on Eventbrite this June.

Poetry Salon - Ladies That Rhyme Together Chime Together

Poetry Salon June Picks Heritage Corner

Invited women artists bring their unique take on current events and issues that have touched their hearts and drawn them to write. Also features works from other black poets and wordsmiths, plus an open mic session.

8.00 pm, Friday 11th June, Free (Registration Required)


Patrisse Cullors in conversation with Yomi Adegoke

Patrisse Cullors June Picks Heritage Corner

Co-founder of Black Lives Matter, best selling author, artist and abolitionist, Patrisse Cullors joins journalist, Yomi Adegoke, for a gal-dem in conversation event. Cullors’ powerful memoir When They Call You a Terrorist has recently been adapted for young adults. She reflects on what it means to write on these topics in the wake of 2020, and what we can learn about the story of Black Lives Matter and our power to change the world.

6.00 pm, Thursday 17th June 2021, £3

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Film Screening - Just ah likkle piece of Jamaica inna Port Talbot

Windrush Screening Heritage Corner

Online screening of Just ah likkle piece of Jamaica inna Port Talbot, an emotional and uplifting 40-minute film that celebrates the untold personal stories of Jamaican elders who made Port Talbot their home in the 1950s-60s. The screening is followed by a live Q&A session with the directors, Faith Walker and Tracy Pallant, and Veronica Byrd who features in the film. (Note: this event will be hosted as a Zoom Webinar).

7.00 pm, Tuesday 22nd June 2021, Free (Registration Required)


The Bham Lit Fest Monthly Discussion: Caleb Azumah Nelson

Caleb Azumah Nelson Heritage Corner

Debut writer Caleb Azumah Nelson discusses his book Open Water, an achingly beautiful love story about two young artists who met at a pub, and a potent insight into race and masculinity. Described by the New York Times as ‘Sally Rooney meets Michaela Coel meets Teju Cole’, join us as we discuss first love, art, music and the vulnerability of being a young Black man in the UK.

7.00 pm, Thursday 24th June 2021, £5







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