BHM at London Met

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London Metropolitan University has a full month of activities for its students to celebrate Black History Month. The following events are also open to the public.

Black Women in Leadership
This talk is an opportunity for women of colour to understand the importance of seeing women in leadership roles and hearing about their journeys. Guest speaker is Yvonne Connikie, a programmer specialising in Black British independent films and the founder of the Black Film Festival Wales.
Where: Holloway Road, T6-05
When: Monday 16 October, 5-7pm

Cinema Club
Taking you on a journey through Black history with three films.
What: Fences
When: Monday 9 October, 5.30-7.30pm
Where: Moorgate/MG-G12

What: The 13th
When: Tuesday 10 October, 5.30-7.30pm
Where: CASS/CCG-02

What: Hidden Figures
When: Wednesday 12 October, 5.30-7.30pm
Where: Holloway/T6-05

Launch Party
Hip hop, Bashment, Grime RnB and Soca
Where: Holloway, The Rocket
When: Friday 6 October, 6pm-2am

It’s All in Your Head
Mental health is still a taboo subject within the Black community. Special guest speakers will provide knowledge and information on mental health well-being.
Where: Holloway Road, TM1-45
When: Monday 23 October, 5-8pm

All- Star Cast
Special guest talks celebrating Black excellence in education, music, fashion, business and sport.
Where: Henry Thomas Room, TG 30, Holloway
When: Wednesday 25 October, 5-8pm

Finale Party
A fun urban music night consisting of spoken word, solo performances, live bands, dance crews and DJ performances.
Where: Holloway, The Rocket
When: Friday 27 October, 8pm-2am

No Peace No Justice
A play by Hillary Malcolm (Michael Knight Theatre Company exploring the passion, drive and guilt of one woman’s fight for human justice.
Where: Holloway Road, TMG-65
When: Thursday 26 October, 6-7.30pm

World Vision 
London Met SU presents the ‘Worldvision – Repping Your Roots Talent Contest. If you’ve got a talent, go along and ‘rep your roots’ on stage​​.
Where: Holloway, The Rocket
When: Wednesday 1 October, 5-8pm

Find out more about all these events

Read more about Black History Month in this interview with Mona Bani from Every Voice, an Islington forum promoting All World History All Year Round

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