Chevalier at the Harbour Lights Cinema


Based on the true story of composer Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges (Kelvin Harrison Jr., Waves), the illegitimate son of an African slave and a French plantation owner, who rises to heights in French society as a composer before an ill-fated love affair.…

Windrush 75th Celebration Sailing

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Join Black History Month South and SS Shieldhall on June 24th, 2023 for a day of exhibitions, talks, food, and live entertainment to mark the 75th anniversary of the Windrush and celebrate the history of race and migration in Southampton.…

Babatunde Aléshé: Babahood


Babatunde is one of the fastest rising stars in British Comedy. A powerhouse performer, his stand up presents a hilariously fresh perspective, oozing charisma whilst showcasing impeccable stagecraft and comic timing.…

Black History Month Plaques


Over the years the Black History Month organisation in the South have made special efforts to recognise individuals, people and places that have made an impact on Black communities and Black culture in the region…

BLACK: The Graphic Novel By Tobias Taitt and Anthony Smith

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BLACK is the autobiographical story of Tobias Taitt, a child raised in social care in 1970s and 1980s Britain. Discovering a life outside the institutions that held him, Tobias began a descent into a life of crime, while simultaneously developing a love for literature. Set in the South of England, Southampton, and the New Forest, BLACK touches on themes of class and race.…


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