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Oct 2019
Community

Black History Month

A month of poetry, talks, film screenings, exhibitions, oral history, singing and author events to explore Black History Month.
location and time: various FREE full programme

Newham is a borough that is proud of its diversity and the heritage of all its communities. Film screenings, exhibitions and talks celebrating black history and culture are just some of the events being staged in October as the borough marks Black History Month.

Newham Council has brought together a programme of more than 60 events and 5 exhibitions in 16 location across Stratford town centre with something for every taste. Alongside public events, there are activities in schools, and libraries will highlighting curated selections of books by black authors and writers, and about black history. There will be poetry, talks, film screenings, exhibitions, oral history, singing and author events to help people explore and celebrate Black History Month.

 

All events are free, booking is preferred but not essential.

Click on the link from the Full Programme to book via Eventbrite.

Information about other events not listed will be available at www.newham.gov.uk/BlackHistoryMonth.

If you have any queries contact Monica Thomas at monica.thomas@newham.gov.uk.

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Christmas Music and Readings by candle-light for everyone in the Stratford community, followed by hot drinks and mince-pies.

People from local workplaces and Stratford shoppers are invited to take a 40 minute break from the hustle and bustle of the week…

Father Christmas will once again take time out of his busy schedule to land his sleigh at Stratford for one day only.