Inspired by Southwark’s 2019 Black History Month themes of Music, Dance, Literature and Heritage, llluminated Arts is proud to present an illustrated musical talk on London’s C18th Black History, delivered … Continue reading The Pocket History
For Black History Month 2019, the Southwark LGBT Network will be hosting a screening of the groundbreaking lesbian film Rafiki. Set in Nairobi, and filled with its colorful street style & … Continue reading Southwark LGBT Network presents Rafiki
Was it WILBERFORCE or WILL-BY-FORCE? That is the question! Trailblazing family historian and author Paul Crooks captivates his audience with his account of how he traced two of his African … Continue reading A Black and British History: The Jamaican Slaves Who Abolished Slavery
Johnson Situ, Southwark council’s cabinet member for Growth, Development and Planning, reflects upon the challenges faced by Southwark’s diverse communities.
The Latin American population is one of the fastest growing migrant populations in the United Kingdom. The most recent figures show that there were around 250,000 Latin Americans in the … Continue reading Latin American London: Ya No Está Oculto
It seemed to have all gone quiet on the refugee front – at least from a Southwark council perspective.
We have lauded the diverse nature of Southwark previously in this blog and the fact that the UK is currently celebrating Black History Month (BHM) gives us another chance to.