Black History Month is brought to you in conjunction with the Students' Union and the Afro Caribbean Society and features:


ACS Meet and Greet6 October 2017

Come and meet your friendly Afro Caribbean Society at this FREE mixer.


Debate: 10 October 2017

Celebrate Black History in this month's Big Debate!


Film Screening: 12 October 2017

UWL Men's Rugby invites everyone to join a screening of 'Invictus' a biographical Sports Drama Film based on the John Carlin book 'Playing the Enemy: Nelson Mandela and the Game That Made a Nation' about the events in South Africa before and during the 1995 World Cup. 


Open Mic: 13 October 2017

A showcase of MC's, singers, poets and dancers!


Film Screening: 16th October 2017

The story of a team of female African-American mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the U.S. space program.


Dance Workshop: 18 October 2017

Afrobeats or Dancehall - take your pick!


Guest Speaker: 19 October 2017

With a career spanning over 20 years working with marginalised communities in the health and Social care sector Patrick Vernon OBE has developed an enhanced understanding of the issues and challenges facing the Black Communities in London. As the Director of Black Thrive a partnership for Black Wellbeing, Patrick is passionate about addressing systemic issues which have contributed to poor mental health outcomes for individuals in the Black community. 


BHM Celebration: 20 October 2017

Join UWLSU and the Afro Carribean Society for a colourful, vibrant carnival celebrating African Caribbean culture! 





Black History Month 2016 - Recap!


At UWLSU we aim to raise more awareness of the different cultures, history and accomplishments of black and ethnic minority communities.

Thank you for making BHM a success in 2016 – here are some photos of each event 


BME Awareness Fair



Frizz & Go - Hair Demos 


Afrobeats Vs. Dancehall

African Drumming Workshop

Salsa Workshop



Poetry Workshop


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