Celebrating Black History 2018
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Calendar of Events

Date

Time

Event

Location

Thursday 2nd October

09:00 – 16:00

Freshers’ Week Exhibition

University of Bolton, Chancellor’s Mall

Wednesday 3rd October (Closed Event)

09:15 – 10:30

Dance Workshop with Laura James, Danceworks

St. Bernard’s RC Primary School

Thursday 4th October

14:00 – 16:00

National Poetry Day 2018 - local poets reading their poems on the theme “Change”

Bolton Art Gallery, Le Mans Crescent

Friday 12th October (Closed Event)

09:15 – 10:30

Dance Workshop with Laura James, Danceworks

St. Bernard’s RC Primary School

Friday 12th October

12:00 – 12:45 and 13:00 – 13:45

Performance of Act 1 of the play “Danger Lies Within” by Abi Idowu

Bolton Museum Galleries, Le Mans Crescent

Saturday 13th October

11:00 – 15:00

“Perceptions of Beauty” Community Drop-in Workshops on Textiles, Headdresses, Face Painting, African Market Stall

Learning Studio 2 Bolton Museum,
Le Mans Crescent

Saturday 13th October

13:00 – 13:45 and 14:00 – 14:45

Storytelling Workshop with Abi Idowu

Children’s Library,
Le Mans Crescent

Monday 15th October

12:00 – 15:00

ACAB and Bolton SU “Celebrating Black History Month” activities

Chancellor’s Mall, University of Bolton

Thursday 18th October
(16+ only)

17:30 – 20:00 (free food served)

Black Cinema Screening and panel
discussion of the BBC documentary "Ebony Towers:
The New Black Intelligentsia" by David Olusoga,
comparing the state of black academia in
the US and UK and its relationship with

Bolton Library Lecture Theatre 1,
Le Mans Crescent
FREE tickets at
Eventbrite 

Black Education In Britain
Dr Kehinde Andrew & Stanley O. Ayodeji

Friday 19th October

11:00 – 15:00

The History of African Board games
and playing Oware
with Mike Asomaning and Lawrence Aboagye

Bolton Library, Le Mans Crescent

Saturday 20th October

11:00 – 15:00

Community Awareness Raising event focussing on – “Health and Wellbeing”

Bolton Library, Le Mans Crescent

Wednesday 24th October

13:00 – 13:45 and 14:00 – 14:45

Storytelling Workshop with Abi Idowu

Nature Gallery and Children’s Library

Thursday 25th October
(16+ only)

17:00 – 19:15
(popcorn provided!)

Black Cinema Screening of “Ehi’s Bitters” by Nigerian Director Biodun Stephen

Bolton Library Lecture Theatre 1, 
Le Mans Crescent

FREE tickets at

Eventbrite.co.uk
ACAB Bolton presents - Ehi’s Bitters

by Black screens vision

Friday 26th October

12:00 – 12:45 and 13:00 – 13:45

Performance of Act 1 of the play “Danger Lies Within” by Abi Idowu

Exhibition Gallery, Le Mans crescent

Saturday 27th October

15:00 – 16:45

“Kick It Out” Football match -
Bolton Wanderers vs. Hull City

University of Bolton Stadium

Wednesday 31st October

11:00 – 15:00

Storytelling Workshop with Abi Idowu

Nature Gallery and Children’s Library

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