Black History Month 2017 week three events
Black History Month is 30 years old in 2017. See events below from week three of a celebration of history, arts, literature and film features in Lambeth.
Fantasy Africa or Fantastical Africa?
Monday 16 October, 6.45 pm, Durning Library
Join Lambeth Libraries and two authors to discuss supernatural, futuristic, and other imagined worlds in African writing today.
Black Gay Ink
Wednesday 18 October, 7 pm, Brixton Library
Hear about the past, present and future of Black gay men’s writing, the Rukusi Archives at London Metropolitan Museum and BlackOut UK. With readings.
Black Britain on Film (91 mins)
Friday 20 October, 7 pm, Clapham Library
Bringing together rare and little-seen depictions of Black British life on film from 1901 through to 1985 – almost a century of vast social change, migration, community and the struggle against inequality.
Spice of Africa Market Day
Tate South Lambeth Library, Saturday 21 October, 10 am -4 pm
Event includes food stalls and fashion from local African and Caribbean businesses, live music and dance performances.
For full details of the month’s events day by day, see Lambeth Libraries’ brochure on the occasion.