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Black History Month 2015

detail of sculpture of many African figures

Detail from 'Their Spirits Gone Before Them' by Laura Facey

October is Black History Month. This national celebration aims to promote and celebrate Black contributions to British society, and to foster an understanding of Black history in general.

We have lots to do, with free events at the International Slavery Museum and af free trail at the Museum of Liverpool throughout October. 

Liverpool Black community trail

Explore the history of Liverpool's Black community in a free trail exploring highlights from the Museum of Liverpool's displays. You can pick up a copy from the Museum of Liverpool welcome desk, or download it here:

Events and activities

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Hands on activity

Faces of change

Date: 10 Oct 2015
Time: 1-4pm

International Slavery Museum

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Hands on activity

Faces of change

Date: 11 Oct 2015
Time: 1-4pm

International Slavery Museum

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Hands on activity

Marvellous medals

Date: 17 Oct 2015
Time: 2.30-4.30pm

International Slavery Museum

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Hands on activity

Marvellous medals

Date: 18 Oct 2015
Time: 1-4pm

International Slavery Museum