For: Adults, families
Entry type: Free drop in
(c) Henry Grant collection

Steel band street party

(c) Henry Grant collection

London is a city made all the better by its diversity and multiculturalism. This October, we will be marking Black History Month with a series of talks exploring the history of Black culture in London. All talks are free and booking is not required.

Whilst booking a space on the talks is not required, please call the Box Office on 020 7001 9844 from 10am on the day you would like to visit to find out what talks will be taking place that day and at what times

London, Sugar & Slavery

Join one of our Hosts to take a tour of our thought-provoking gallery that examines London’s involvement in transatlantic slavery.

London, Sugar & Slavery: Family tour

Join one of our hosts to explore how the success and wealth of London was built on an obsession with sugar and why it is so important to remember the enslaved people who produced it. This tour is recommended for children 7+

Dido Belle: From slavery to nobility

Join one of our Hosts for a short talk to learn about one of Britain’s first Black aristocrats.

The Buxton Table and the abolition of slavery

Discover the key role this humble table played in the abolition of slavery.

Playwrights & pioneers

Discover ‘In Dahomey’: the first musical to be written and performed by an all-Black cast on London’s West End.

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  • 10am
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