Wolverhampton Black History Month Launch

This year Black History Month will be launched at the Arena Theatre. At this year’s Launch you will have an opportunity to view Wolverhampton’s Black history website: blackhistoryandheritage.com

Friday 29th September 2017

The evening will start with a chance for people from across Wolverhampton to socialise whilst eating a hot African-Caribbean buffet and learning more about the activities planned for Black History Month. All while listening to music that brings together the best of Mo-Town, Soca, Dancehall, Hip Hop, Reggae, Afrobeats, RnB, and Soul.

Then from 7pm we will have an evening of performances and talks about Black History, culminating with a special performance from Jaki Graham. Born and raised In the West Midlands, Jaki Graham had six consecutive UK Top 20 hit singles in the 1980s, before finding success internationally. She is currently the Pro-Chancellor of the University of Wolverhampton.

Organisers of Black History Month activities will be on hand with stalls and display. Find out more about upcoming events by picking up a copy the Black History Month programme.

Wolverhampton Black History Month Launch

Time: 7.00pm – 9.00pm

Cost: Free

Venue: Arena Theatre, Wulfruna Street, Wolverhampton, WV1 1SB.

Disabled Access: Yes
Open to Public: Yes

For further information contact David Bennett on 07806 461 828
Organiser: Black History Month Events Group,
Black Local History & Cultural Archives Project, 24 Cosgrove Walk, Wolverhampton WV8 1YD.