Black history month

Celebrating Black History Month at City Lit

City Lit is delighted to support Black History Month with a series of courses honouring Black cultures.

Learn about the past, present and future of Black cultures through history, music, dance and art. Led by expert tutors, our courses embrace diversity and celebrate the Black communities.

Learn more about Black History Month. Read our blog on Empowering Inclusive Education: The Role of Black History Month in Britain.

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  1. Afrocentric drumming
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 12 Oct 2024

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Paul Chivers
    Explore your enthusiasm for drumming with African rhythms and their variations. Enjoy improving your individual and group playing skills and learn how to apply a variety of percussive instruments to any musical style or setting.
    Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £99.00 Concession £99.00
  2. African resistance against empire
    Course start date:  Thu 9 Jan 2025

    Location on this date:  Online

    The end of the Second World War marked a watershed in African history, catalysing resistance against colonial rule that had been in place for a century. This module examines the history of such growing anti-colonial resistance from the late 19th century onwards.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £79.00 Senior fee £79.00 Concession £51.00
  3. The African diaspora in Europe: Migration, community and resistance
    Course start date:  Tue 9 Jul 2024

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  A. S
    This course explores African migration to Europe, community formation, and resistance, providing insights into the diverse experiences of the African diaspora in Europe since colonial times.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £69.00 Senior fee £55.00 Concession £45.00
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