Black History Month Event London

The Black History Month became one of the main features of British capital’s multicultural calendar, since it was first celebrated way back in 1987. Today events regarding the Black History are celebrated throughout the month of October all across London. These celebrations invite people from all ethnic groups residing in London to know about the history of rich black culture. In this regard, several events live music, discussions and exhibitions are organized to celebrate Black History Month at different venues throughout London. However, the main hub of activities will remain Museum of London Docklands, which attracts numerous visitors due to wide range of events organized at this venue. Moreover, the entry to this museum is also free of charge and it has got almost something for every age group.


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    Black History Month Event was first time celebrated in the Great Britain during 1987. These celebrations were started in the UK to pay tribute to the great work of Akyaaba Addai-Sebo, who was a Ghanaian analyst and the Greater London Council. This annual event is also observed in the United States of America and Canada, which also attribute important people and occasions in the past of the African movement.

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    On Black History Month Event in London several activities take place across the British capital. However, the centre of major activities will be Museum of London Docklands. At this museum people will get to see black history, culture and music. In addition to this historian S.I. Martin will also give useful insight to the visitors into the slave trade. Plus special screening of 1980s film, debate regarding role of Africa also and dramatic retelling of stories also takes place at this museum.

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    Important Dates:

    Fall – October (every year this event is announced before November).

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    Black History Month Event in London last for one day.

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    How to Contact:

    Folks, who are interested in visiting Museum of London Docklands, can get complete information of contact details of the concerned authorities of this museum from here. For general inquiries see the contact information below.

    Contact: +44 20 7001 9844
    Fax: +44 20 7600 1058

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    Museum of London Docklands, 1 Warehouse, West India Quay, London E14 4AL, United Kingdom

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    How to get there:

    By Tube

    Canary Wharf tube station is the nearest London Underground service near Museum of London Docklands. The gap between these two sites is close to 0.7 miles, which can be covered by walk in 14 minutes. To begin this journey from the Canary Wharf tube station commuters should head north on Upper Bank Street towards Canada Square and then, turn slight left to stay on Upper Bank Street. This will lead them to the left turn onto Aspen Way/A1261, continue to follow A1261 and then, turn left onto Hertsmere Road. Finally commuter will take a right turn by staying on Hertsmere Road and soon they will locate the destination on the left. View Map

    By Bus

    Westferry CircusCabot Square (Stop C) is the nearest bus stop to Museum of London Docklands, about 0.2 miles away that can be covered on foot in 4 minutes approximately. The bus numbers that can drop you at Westferry CircusCabot Square (Stop C) are 135, 277, D3, D7, D8, 786, 788 and N550.

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