Black History Month Live Events

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Afro Fitness by Cambridge African Network woman dancing

Every Sunday, from 3pm to 4pm, Cambridge African Network runs free Afro fitness sessions on Zoom 

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Evening Nubian dance session with Sue Baker

Thursday 15 October, 5pm to 6pm 

Join on Zoom. Meeting ID: 819 9049 3513  Passcode: 233728

"Although the majority of Nubia is now under Lake Nassar, the spirit and culture of the Nubian people live on through their music and dance. Nubia was a region that covered Upper Egypt (in the south) and Northern Sudan. The Dance has a subtle East African feel to it. With this session learn some basic Nubian moves and see how they are used in contemporary Egyptian Dance". An example

Nubia and the Noba people article -

Harold Offeh and Kettle's Yard in conversation

Thursday 22 October, 12 noon (45 minutes)

Join on Zoom. Webinar ID: 824 2282 6253 Passcode: 511431

Harold Offeh is an artist working in a range of media including performance, video, photography, learning and social arts practice. Offeh will be exhibiting as part of 'Untitled: Art on the Conditions of Our Time' a major group exhibition of British artists of African descent at Kettle's Yard in Cambridge, opening 16 January 2021. In this webinar, Harold Offeh will be in conversation with a member of the programme team from Kettle's Yard talking about his recent projects in the local area, and what you can expect to see in the upcoming exhibition at Kettle's Yard.

Living in Cambridge and working across the UK and internationally, Offeh is interested in the space created by the inhabiting of histories and frequently used humour as a means to explore these.

Prominent and ordinary black people from Victorian Britain by Carol Leonardi 

Wednesday 28 October, 12.30pm to 1.30pm 

Join on Zoom. Webinar ID: 840 1867 4909 Passcode: 163684

Dr Carol Brown-Leonardi works at the Open University. Since 2000 Dr Brown-Leonardi has carried out long-term fieldwork and research projects on political discourse and non-renewable resources in the Mackenzie Valley, Canada and research on reindeer racing and training race reindeer in Northern Finland. Her current research investigates how Britain’s exit from the European Union has affected the perceptions and decision-making of mixed nationality couples (British and Finnish) to stay and live permanently in Finland or the United Kingdom. Her most recent work focuses on the Windrush deportee’s experience following the hostile environment policy to understand the levels of inclusion and exclusion experienced in both British and Caribbean society.

Additional events hosted by The Cambridge African Network throughout October

Black History Month Zoom Party hosted by Mixdat

Black History Month Zoom Party poster.

Every Saturday 8pm to 10pm throughout October 

Join on Zoom. Zoom ID: 815 1870 6657 Passcode: 012861

Playing the best in Soul, RnB, Hip-hop, Afrobeat and Reggae. Every Saturday evening. 

CB1 and Beyond 

Every Tuesday at 6pm throughout October

Cambridge 105 Radio is hosting a weekly show called 'CB1 and Beyond' where Luke Anthony interviews members of The Cambridge African Network Community. 

Listen Live and On Demand at Cambridge 105 Radio.

An Introduction to CB Mentoring 

Thursday 22 October, 6pm

More information about CB Mentoring can be found on Cambridgeshire Live

Register in advance


More content will be added throughout the month once confirmed.

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