Celebrating Phillis Wheatley: Prodigy. Poet. Celebrity. Slave.
Join us for a celebration of the 250th anniversary of the first book in English by an African-American, published in September 1773 by the 19-year old enslaved prodigy Phillis Wheatley.
Africa Writes 2023
The UK’s largest celebration of contemporary African and diaspora literature, featuring a vibrant programme of talks, readings and performance that explore this year’s theme of Intangible Heritage – a meditation on the things that make us who we are.
Family Culture Bugs at the Charles Dickens Museum
The Charles Dickens Museum is looking to recruit a number of families to provide some free, fun cultural activities whilst also gathering some crucial feedback on their museum.
SWITCH exhibition is an audiovisual journey into the psyche of a shape-shifting puppet maker: Shady Lady. Entertaining, magical, and provocative, SWITCH traverses the space between fashion, tech, and performance art.
50 LGBTQI+ People Who Changed The World
This extraordinary installation, in collaboration with Aurora Metro Studios from Richmond, celebrates the invaluable contributions of activists, writers, and artists who have fought for the rights of LGBTQI+ people throughout the world. Now extended through 4 September!
Black Victorians - Dance Performance
Black Victorians explores complex, but often forgotten, black presence in pre-Windrush Britain, by calling attention to previously hidden figures and challenges historical and contemporary perceptions.
Cold Islanders Presents: Caribbean Folklore Storytelling Session
Join Cold Islanders, a community based platform, for storytelling, reminiscing and discussions of Caribbean folklore and cherished fairytales.
Camden Community Health Event
This event is for everyone but there is a focus is on promoting all aspects of black health and wellbeing - physical, mental, and sexual health - with the aim of raising awareness and improving community access to services.
Black in Business
Entrepreneurs, start ups and businesses owners from black and global majority backgrounds have an opportunity to network, broker connections and engage in an open ended discussion on building resilience in business.
Women's Emerging Artist Painting and Photography Award 2023
This exhibition offers a genuine opportunity for emerging women artists to further their careers and for art collectors to invest in the future of the art world’s emerging talent.
In this podcast series, three episodes were recorded to provide a space for the community to influence the conversation on the impact and legacies of Windrush in the borough of Camden.
Late at the Library: Drexciyan Realms
A night of electronic music, art and fantasy inspired by the extraordinary vision of Drexciya, whose futuristic sound was entwined with an alternate Black history and mythology.
Alexis Chabala: Cause I Know I'm A Meet You At The Cross Road
Through a compelling collection of photographs, this exhibition invites viewers to explore the intricate relationship between mortality, spirituality, and the pivotal moment of transcendence.
'New Bloomsbury Set' Writers of Colour Digital Book Club
Join Tamera Heron, a freelance writer and digital storyteller, as part of the Bloomsbury Festival's New Bloomsbury Set project to discuss 'Black Cake'.
WritersMosaic Presents: Abolition and the Atlantic Slave Trade
Join writer Bonnie Greer and historian SI Martin as they explore Britain’s role in the Atlantic slave trade, for the launch of Abolition by WritersMosaic founding editor, Gabriel Gbadamosi.
Inua Ellams and Fuel present: An Evening with an Immigrant
Award-winning poet and playwright Inua Ellams tells his ridiculous, fantastic, poignant immigrant story of escaping fundamentalist Islam, finding friendship in Dublin, performing solo at the National Theatre, and drinking wine with the Queen of England.
In Being Human, the meaning of being human in the twenty-first century is examined. It captures our hopes and anxieties over emerging medical knowledge as well as how we relate to ourselves, others, and the outside world.