Black History Month celebration event

Brent Council’s celebration event of 2017 Black History Month will be held on 26 October at the Grand Hall in Brent Civic Centre.
This year’s theme is ‘Celebrating Black Excellence’ and marks the 30th anniversary of Black History Month in the UK. In 2017 we also mark 50 years since Robert Lawrence became the first Black Astronaut.

The FREE event will be open to residents. Registration will open at 4.30pm and the event will close at 8.30pm. If you would like to book your place or have any questions about the event, please contact the Equality Team:

Get involved in Black History Month

Brent’s Black History month

Brent Black History Month (BHM) is a fun, friendly, family festival that will celebrate black history and culture in a range of Brent’s libraries from 1 to 31 October 2010.

The festival is a vibrant and hugely popular month of events and an integral part of Brent’s festival programme.

How to get involved

We would like to hear from you if you can:

  • run innovative learning and craft workshops
  • deliver author talks
  • facilitate cultural and historical discussions
  • sing
  • play an instrument
  • dance, or
  • facilitate, entertain and make people laugh.

To get involved, please complete an expression of interest form (.doc, 71Kb) and return it to Sarah Smith, Libraries Development Manager, Libraries, Arts and Heritage, Brent House, 349 – 357 High Road, Wembley HA9 6BZ or email it to

All applications must be received by Monday 14 June 2010.

Source: Brent Council