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Black History Month

Find out what’s on at Bristol Museums for Black History Month.


Being Bristol. Being British. Being Black – by Roger Griffith

by Roger Griffith MBE – Author, Lecture Consultant and recipient of Bristol Lord Mayor’s Medal

I first arrived in Bristol with my Mum in 1974, post her divorce from London and lived in a street that still bears the name of a slave-merchant: Colst…

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Black History Month: Are you sure we are awake? 

SPECIAL EVENT: An online collaboration between artists in the South West and Zambia, this unique piece of theatre seizes the present moment and examines what is happening now and how we got to this point.

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Black History Month: Gold dust in Black

SPECIAL EVENT: Join BLACK* artists on the Move for an evening with a difference casting a spotlight on the undiminishable legacies of black artists through history.


Black History Month events 2018

As well as our Fabric Africa exhibition, there’s a variety of talks and special events coming up to mark Black History Month.

Fabric Africa: Stories told through textiles
Throughout October until 19 May 2019
Bristol Museum & Art Galle…


Black History Month events 2017

by Karen Garvey, engagement officer for events
“I was inspired by meeting Peaches Golding so wanted to create a film that would inspire others.”
This has to be my favourite quote of the year, made by James, a City of Bristol College student, at M S…