Events for Black History Month

Museum London:

Learn more about Canadian Black history and Celebrate Black History Month with us and our partners at the following events – all free and open for everyone!

London Black History Month Opening Celebration
Saturday, February 3 from 12:00 to 4:00 pm

The Chapel Project Film screening premiere
Sunday, February 18 from 2:00 to 4:00 pm

Annual Conference – History Symposium
Saturday, February 24 from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm

Black History Slam
Thursday, February 29 from 6:00 to 7:30 pm

London Public Library:

Save the date for our Black History Month Family Celebration, taking place this year at Byron Branch Library on Saturday, February 10 from 10am to 1pm.

We always look forward to this fun family event that includes music, storytelling, singing, dancing, games, crafts, Black History trivia, a scavenger hunt and prize giveaways! In partnership with London Black History Coordinating Committee.

Talent Showcase, 11:00–11:45am
Kerry King, Bronson Deagle and Family: Singers
Arielle Tucker: Picture Book Reading
Zaahy Ali: Pannist
London Kids Community Gospel Choir
Emnet Teclu: Violinist
Shanelle Twumasi: Singer
Taffy Maposa: Interactive Dance

Hair Braiding 101: Twists, 2:00–4:00pm

London Public Library:

Hidden History of Hamilton Road
Crouch Branch Library
February 22, 7 – 8:30 pm

Zahra McDoom (Public Historian) begins to tell the story of the 1923 London-based Elite Black Women’s Baseball Team.  Joining the talk will be Barry Howson (Basketball Olympian) and Gerry Anderson (former London Majors player) whose family members are pictured in the Elite photo.  The Dawn of Tomorrow, a local black produced newspaper, will help narrate the story.
(see attached poster)

Huron College at Western U:

Dancing into the Wood: Joey Hollingsworth, Tap and Black History
Monday February 12, 2024, 5 – 6:30 pm
Great Hall, Huron University