Ahmed Iqbal Ullah Race Relations Resource Centre

What's on

October is Black History Month! We have a number of exciting events happening this year, and hope to see you at some of them.

You can see the full listing for BHM events happening across the city on the Black History Greater Manchester website.

26th September | Black History Month Greater Manchester 2017 Launch

An evening of entertainment representing Greater Manchester’s diverse Black communities’ history and culture, including poetry and music... Read more

4th October | 30 Years of Black History Month: Where are we now?

Join us and the University of Manchester's BAME Staff Network as we celebrate and discuss 30 years of Black History Month... Read more

10th October | Dreadlocks Story Film Screening

We're excited to be screening Dreadlocks Story, a fascinating documentary by Linda Aïnouche that reveals the hidden spiritual links between Jamaican Rastas and Indian Sadhus... Read more

16th October | Long Live Our England Film Screening

We're partnering with the North West Film Archive to bring you two programmes from the BBC North West Regional TV documentary series 'Long Live Our England'. 'Young and Black' (1972) and the follow up programme 'Strangers Yet' (1982) looked at the experiences of the West Indian community in Moss Side... Read more

17th October | The Bible, Tithing and Africans' Prosperity

A seminar with Dr. Lawrence Emeka Modeme... Read more

30th October | BFI's Britain on Film: Black Britain Screening

Striking, illuminating and sometimes surprising images of black culture, community and characters, spanning over a century of British film and TV at the British Film Institute... Read more

14th November | Hip Hop, Spoken Word and the Library

This year we're working with the American Studies department at the University of Manchester to build a brand new library resource, focusing on themes of Hip Hop, Grime, Spoken Word, education and social justice.
Join us as we mark the start of this exciting project with a lecture on the history of Grime by Joy White, performances from Young Identity and an insight from Shirley May of Young Identity and Wordsmiths into their Spoken Word work in Manchester schools. Read more