Saturday 26 October 12:00 - 20:30

Bathway Theatre
University of Greenwich
SE18 6QX

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Black History Month


Black History Month

In celebration of Black History Month, the Applied Sociology Research Group, University of Greenwich in collaboration with the Caribbean Social Forum and National Maritime Museum will be hosting a community event to commemorate the history, achievements and legacies of Black people in the UK, across ethnic, gender and generation divides. We will also consider the important legacy of this contribution for future generations.

This is a FREE EVENT, but numbers will be limited to 60 delegates, tickets will be allocated on a first come, first serve basis.


12:00 – 12:15 Opening and Welcome - Professor Tracey Reynolds University of Greenwich and Pamela Franklin Caribbean Social Forum

12:15 – 13:30 Participatory Theatre Workshop -- ‘From Margins to Centre’ Community Performance Group

Children’s Dance Workshop with Greenwich Dance (class open to children 5 to 16 years)

13:30 – 14:30 Lunch (booking in advance required)

14:30 – 15:00 Children’s Dance Performance of the Workshop

15:00 – 15:30 Choir performance, Bolder Voices Community Choir

15:30 – 15:45 Break

15:45 – 16:45 African dance and drumming workshop

16:45 – 17:30 Panel and Poster Presentation: ‘Black Don’t’ Crack’: Young people surviving and thriving . Contributors: Nancy Boachie, Adele Chambers, Eleanor Gilgan, Germaine Mbabi, Sociology Students, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Greenwich Chaired by Dr Louise Owusu-Kwarteng, University of Greenwich

17:30 – 18:00 Tea & Coffee Break

18:00 – 18:30 Exhibition and Storytelling: Black veterans Memories of World War II Contributions by Gillbert Clarke, Caribbean Social Forum, Chaired by Julie Botticello, National Maritime Museum

18:30 – 20:00 Film Screening ‘Divided by Race, United in War and Peace’, followed by Q+ A with Director and Producer Marc Wadsworth

20:00 – 20:45 Wine Reception with music

20:45 – 21:00 Close

Further information: [email protected]


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