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Celebrate Black History Month with us!

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Dear All,

Thanks for saving the date and for your patience.

Due to the uncertain times and so many of us currently still working from home, this year's event will be online. The event will a celebratory feel to help remind us that we are " All One" despite the challenges we have all experienced recently. 

We will have lots of music, an introduction from our new Director or Equality Diversity & Inclusion, Banji Adewumi, our speaker this year will be Professor Dawn Edge.

 The event will be recorded at the Great Hall, Whitworth Art Gallery and will streamed by the University's media services. 

Please see the programme schedule below. 

The Brilliant & Black Eventbrite page is now live for those that would like to register and attend, please click this link:  

Brilliant and Black: A Celebration Event for Black History Month Tickets, Wed 13 Oct 2021 at 12:00 | Eventbrite


We hope you can join us to celebrate Black History Month.

Program of events:

Wednesday 13, October 2021

12:00 - 12:10   Introduction to the event

12:10 - 12:15   Welcome address by Dame Nancy Rothwell

12:15 - 12:30   BHM an Introduction by Banji Adewumi, Director of Equality, Diversity & Inclusion

12:30 - 1:30     Lolo Drum and Dance; with interactive workshops session.

1:30 - 1:45       Main Speaker Professor Dawn Edge                  

1:45 – 2:00      Calypso performance George & Metro B                    

2:00 – 2:20      Facilitated interactive session – Adil Mohammed               

2.20 - 2:45       Afrobeat performance Sens Sagna & the Kajamor Family                      

2.45 - 3.00       Vote of thanks/Unity Performance and closing comments Everyone – One Love song