Diary of BHM Events


Now & Then

Windrush Generation. Wednesday 23 September 7:30pm-9pm


A History of Black British Intellectuals

Windrush Generation. Sunday 27 September 7pm-8.30pm

Tyreis Holder

The Futures is a Collective Project. Deptford X. Tuesday 29 September at 8pm


Remembering Sam King MBE

Windrush Generation. Thursday 1 October 7.30pm-9.30pm


Online Poems Celebrating BHM 2020

Lewisham Library Service National Poetry Day. Thursday 1 October


Andrea’s Traffic Light Craft

Lewisham Library Service. Saturday 2 October at 2pm


Jacqui Cook Artist Video

Lewisham Library Service. Wednesday 7 October at 6pm

Longest Journey - a history of Black Lewisham 

A fascinating history of Black Lewisham - Longest Journey by Professor Joan Anim Addo.   Saturday 10 October from 10.30am-12.30pm via ZOOM.


Blog – Character profile/study on Black Panther, Online book review – Ralph Waldo Ellison & Blog - Invisible Man novel

Lewisham Library Service. Week commencing Saturday 12 & Saturday 26 October 2020

Raju Rage

The Futures is a Collective Project. Deptford X. Tuesday 13 October at 6:30pm & 8pm


Be Seen Be Heard

Call for young Black Artists. Deadline - Thursday 15 October at midnight


Lewisham Carnival Arts

Virtual consultation with Pax Nindi FRSA. Sunday 18 October 2pm-6pm

Davinia-Ann Robinson

The Futures is a Collective Project. Deptford X. Tuesday 20 October at 6:30pm & 8pm


Online Body Percussion Workshop for the over 55’s

By the West Ends Omari Carter. Wednesday 21 October 1pm-3pm

The Stephen Lawrence Summit
Black Health & Systematic National Inequalities. Monday 26 October from 1:30pm-5:30pm
Children & Young People/Education. Wednesday 28 October from 1:30pm-5:30pm
Black Economic Empowerment. Friday 30 October from 1:30pm-5:30pm


General Events


Broadway Theatre, Catford Street Projection

Film footage, photographs and stories celebrating our diverse community, their lives, achievements and memories. Available from dusk till late on the The Broadway Theatre Management Office window along Catford Broadway for the month of October.

Decolonising The Archive – Live Radio & Podcasts

DTA are collaborating with Black Cultural Archives to explore a whole new way to connect their collections.

The Caribbean Front Room by Rose Sinclair

A beautiful installation in The Broadway Theatre Bar, Catford from October – December 2020. A collaboration between Goldsmiths, University of London and the London Borough of Lewisham.

Lewisham Youth Theatre

Your Voice Matters. Lewisham Youth Theatre on You Tube.


Migration Museum

Online exhibitions #Resilience, 100 Images of Migration and Keepsakes available now.


Windrush 2020 Lockdown ‘Street’ Art

Visit www.yeahpod.co.uk for more information

DTA Call Out – Are you an Agent of Change?

Interested in capturing lost narratives from the African Caribbean Community and making a change in race relations in the UK? If so Decolonising The Archive is doing a community research project on Asquith Gibbs.


Laurence House, Catford

To celebrate the start and end of Black History Month 2020 Laurence House in Catford will be lit in red, green and yellow on the 1 and 31 October.


Lewisham’s Culture & Diversity Advisory Forum

For more information email Cultural.Development@lewisham.gov.uk


For more information on any of these events please contact Cultural.Development@lewisham.gov.uk

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