Black History Month

detail of sculpture featuring hundreds of small figures of enslaved African people

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

Black History Month| is an annual national celebration, with events taking place across the UK throughout October. It aims to spread awareness of and pride in Black contributions to British society, and to foster an understanding of Black history in general.

Black History Month 2014

Find out what's on during Black History Month|

See highlights from previous years' Black History Month. |