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Celebrating Black History Month: Inspiring events you shouldn’t miss across Enfield and Haringey



Throughout October Haringey Black Figures Timeline Location: Wood Green Library Booking info: Just turn up Visit our exhibition showcasing a timeline of important and influential Black figures from across the diaspora and locally – including individuals who have featured in Haringey’s history.


Thursday 6th October 2022 Black Heritage and Future Dialogues Location: Fore Street Library Booking info: Register for free on the Eventbrite booking page.

A huge celebration event, featuring free screenings, free workshops that bring together narrative, design and storytelling, jungle, amapiano, R&B, hip-hop, drill, grime, rap, dancehall and reggae music, and more!


Thursday 13th October 2022 African-Caribbean Evening Location: Coombes Croft Library Booking info: Just turn up

The evening event will include: book readings, poetry recitals and discussions, reminiscence of things past There - and Here! Then - and Now!, an opportunity to reflect on life experiences from across the diaspora. Looking at, and using souvenirs, and things from the past e.g. pictures, objects.


Bring along any items you’d like to use to share your experiences.


Plus, author Dee Buchanan will be reading extracts from her book 'Messages from The Divine Mother' - a selection of spiritual conversations for women.


Followed by Q&A, discussion session and book signing, with light refreshments.


Saturday 22nd October 2022 EVL brunch - Black History Month Celebration Location: Millfield Theatre

Non-stop partying, exclusive cocktails and vibes like no other. Don’t miss out on the bottomless brunch punch from 12pm-1pm and Caribbean cuisine to make you feel right at home.


Listen to Old school R&B, Hip-Hop, Afro-Beats, Bashment and Reggae played by the exclusive live DJ! Get involved with our interactive table games which will be played throughout the brunch and get the chance to win free drinks, tickets and more! Hosted by Erina Lewis.


Saturday 29th October 2022 Black Communities Healthy Living and Lifestyle Fair Location: Chestnuts Community Centre Booking info: Just turn up

A free fair for all ages promoting health and wellness in our local African and Caribbean communities.


There will be health professionals offering support for prostate, cervical and breast cancer screenings, stalls, seminars and workshops, natural foods, live music, beauty treatments, arts and crafts, a board games room and a Let’s Talk Organ Donation symposium.


You will also get a chance to discover the range of local events happening across Haringey promoting health and wellbeing.


Sunday 30th October 2022 Celebrating Blackness Location: Bernie Grant Arts Centre Booking info: https://www.berniegrantcentre.co.uk/whats-on/celebrating-blackness/

This event sees a collection of amazing Black artists who work, live and play in Haringey come together to celebrate Black pioneers.


The night begins with ancestral drummers and dancers, we give thanks to those artists, heroes, activists, writers and storytellers that have created a pathway for Blackness.


On the night, a great line up of performers including Jermain Jackman, who won Series 3 of The Voice UK, Adenike Adewale, who appeared as a semi-finalist on season 10 of The Voice UK and Modupe Obasola, semi-finalist of Britain’s Got Talent season 7. They will be joined by local singer Loreal, Poet, Cuban Red and more.


To discover the full list of events in Haringey, visit: https://www.haringey.gov.uk/culture/black-history/black-history-events#more


To discover the full list of events in Enfield, visit:

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