Events

Taste of London: The Festive Edition
Thursday 16 to 19 November 2017. Tobacco Dock, Wapping, London. Tickets from £15 

Taste of London

Calling all foodies! The annual gathering of the capital’s finest chefs, restaurants and more than 100 sought after artisan food and drink producers are converging at the usual venue of Tobacco Dock to celebrate the festive edition of Taste of London. Visitors will be able to sample the efforts of the world’s most talented chefs and perhaps pick up a few tips from the live cooking demonstrations on the day.

Find out more here

 

Black Culture Matters – A Cultural Extravaganza
Saturday 4 November. Croydon, London. Tickets £5

Out & About 26th October to 26 November

Celebrating Afro-Caribbean culture with over four hours of performances, spoken word, a fashion show and food.

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London Literature Festival
Ends Wednesday 1 November. Southbank Centre, London. Tickets prices vary

Out & About 26th October to 26 November

A platform for literature lovers to come together and share their love for the art. The London Literature Festival includes live readings, talks and workshops from different authors and poets.

Find out more info here.

 

The Good Afro Salon Awards
Thursday 23 November. Central London. Tickets £35-45

Out & About 26th October to 26 November

NoScrunchie.com, the UK’s leading hair review website, is hosting their fifth annual Good Afro Salon Awards. The night will honour the best in UK afro hair, so if you want to know which salon is the best to keep your curls popping or offers the silky straight extensions, why not check it out?

Find out more here.

Business

Ladies Into Business – Incubator Networking Event
Saturday 4 November 2017. Shoreditch High Street, London. Tickets £5

Out & About 26th October to 26 November

Organized by Uplift Connections, a social enterprise that focuses on empowering women, Ladies Into Business aims to empower women and help them make the leap from just having a business idea to actually #makeithappen. On the evening, you can expect to learn from a panel of successful business women and opportunities to network and share your ideas!

Find out more here.

Screenings

Film Africa
Friday 27 October – Sunday 5 November. London. Tickets prices vary

Out & About 26th October to 26 NovemberThe biggest celebration of African cinema in London has arrived for its 7th year. With 38 films, 21 African countries, 19 premieres and 12 special guests, it is a festival showcasing different movies that is not to be missed!

Find out more here.

 

What Happened, Miss Simone?
Friday 3 November. Southwark, London. Free

Out & About 26th October to 26 November

If you haven’t watched the Oscar-nominated documentary about the life of the lovely and eccentric Miss Nina Simone don’t despair! Rhythm & Views Film Festival are screening the film!

Buy tickets here.

 

Women Of The Lens Festival
Friday 10 November – Sunday 25 November. London. Tickets £7-30

Out & About 26th October to 26 November

With 54 productions, 14 themes and five panels of debate, the Women Of The Lens Festival is not an event to miss. The festival will showcase work from women of colour as well as challenge the perceptions of women in front of and behind the camera.

Find out more here.

 

Yellowman
Wednesday 22 November – Friday 2 December. Young Vic, London. Tickets £10-15

Out & About 26th October to 26 November

A Pulitzer Prize finalist, Yellowman is a drama, by Dael Orlandersmith, set in 1970s South Carolina that explores the effect of colourism and race relations on the bond between two childhood friends.

Find out more here.

Music

Craig David
Friday 3 November. O2 Academy Brixton, London. Tickets £40

Out & About 26th October to 26 November

Everyone loves a bit of Craig David. From his UK garage days to his soulful R&B tracks, Craig David has never failed to disappoint us. Here the “Fill Me In” singer live at his latest concert.

Buy tickets here.

 

My Name is Prince
Opens on Friday 27 October. O2, London. Tickets £12-25

Out & About 26th October to 26 November

In honour of the “purple” music legend, the O2 are opening a Prince exhibition. Yep, you read that right. The exhibition will provide an insight to the artist’s life, featuring his clothing and instruments. A must for any Prince fans!

Find out more here.

 

Sean Paul
Thursday 9 November. O2 Academy Brixton, London. Tickets £40

Out & About 26th October to 26 November

Our advice? Leave your heels at home! Be prepared for an evening full of dancehall classics from the incomparable Sean Paul live at the O2 Academy in Brixton.

Buy tickets here.

Places to Visit

Skylight
Thursday 2 November. Wapping, London. Free entry

Out & About 26th October to 26 November

Firstly, Skylight is going to be the first rooftop ice skating rink in London. Secondly, there is going to be a selection of fondue and street food and thirdly, mulled wine and music? I think I know where I’m spending my winter.

Find out more here.

 

Skate at Somerset House
Wednesday 15 November. Somerset House, London. Tickets £7.50

Out & About 26th October to 26 November

Winter is creeping up on us so why not use this opportunity to get some skates and grace the rink in the courtyard of Somerset House. Don’t worry there’s music, food and drink too to keep you warm.

Find out more here.

 

Winter Wonderland
Friday 17 November – Monday January 1. Hyde Park, London. Free Entry

Out & About 26th October to 26 November

You know it’s nearly Christmas when the Winter Wonderland comes around. Yes, it also has an ice rink but it doesn’t stop there. There are fairground rides, circuses, Christmas markets and plenty of bars.

Find out more here.

Seminars & Workshop

The Hidden History of Africa Before the Slave Trade
Thursday 9 November. Tottenham, London. Free

Out & About 26th October to 26 November

An event that will bring alive the story of Africa before the Slave Trade. If you want to know more about the Empire of Mali or the Kingdoms of Yoruba tribe then why not pop to Tottenham to expand your knowledge.

Find out more here.

 

Black Tudors: The Untold Story
Thursday 30 November. Central London. Tickets £5.90

Out & About 26th October to 26 November

Historian Miranda Kaufmann tells the story of three Africans who worked for the Tudors during the reign of Henry VIII and Elizabeth I.

Find out more here.

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