Places to Visit

Chinese New Year

Sunday 18 February. Various Locations in London. Free

Out & About 26 January to 26 February

Happy New Year again! It’s the year of the dog, so what a better way to celebrate the Chinese New Year than through a range of colour and vibrant events that are set to take place across London Town. From West End to Trafalgar Square, enjoy bouncy colourful dragons, food and dances.

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Creme Egg Camp

Until 19 February. Old Street, London. Tickets £5

Out & About 26 January to 26 February

Yes you read that right. With just Easter around the corner, Cadbury has delivered a Creme Egg pop up camp in the area of Old Street.

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The Moroccan Medina

Until 31 March. Shoreditch, London. Free

Out & About 26 January to 26 February

Drawing inspiration from the Majorelle Gardens in Marrakech, this rooftop is bound to make you feel like you’re in another world. So unwind, sip on some Casablanca mint and get snug.

Find out more here 

 

Music

Jorja Smith

Tuesday 6 February – Thursday 15 February. Different Venus in the UK. Tickets £50-80

Out & About 26 January to 26 February

Join the singer as she swoons you away with her jazzy soulful vocals on her latest UK tour!

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Kendrick Lamar

Wednesday 7 February – Tuesday 20 February. Different Venues in the UK. Tickets £56-200

Out & About 26 January to 26 February

Seven-time Grammy award winner and rapper Kendrick Lamar is arriving in the UK on tour, performing songs from his latest critically acclaimed album DAMN.

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Ghana’s Highlife Groove

Friday 23 February. The Jazz Cafe, London. Tickets £10

Out & About 26 January to 26 February

Celebrating the genre that brought us Afrobeat and Fela Kuti, The Jazz Cafe are bringing nothing but highlife sounds with Afla Sackey & Afrik Bawantu.

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Talks & Workshops

The Wellbeing Zone

Wednesday 31 January. Soho, London. Tickets £25-35

Out & About 26 January to 26 February

We all know self-care is important, so why not dedicate more time do provide yourself with it? Well Wow Beauty, with a panel of experts, is providing a zone full of to provide self-care.

Click here for a chance to nourish, nurture, support and boost you

 

The Media Society: Brit(ish) and Black – Growing Up in a Strange Land

Monday 12 February. Bridget Tower, London. Tickets £5-15

Out & About 26 January to 26 February

Join Afua Hirsch and June Sarpong in a discussion about growing up as a minority in modern Britain.

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Events

Children of Wakanda

Friday 26 January. Brixton, London. Tickets £10

Out & About 26 January to 26 February

With the debut of Black Panther creeping up on us, this pop up event will be celebrating all things Wakandan.

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Trafalgar Square Black History Walk

Saturday 10 February. Trafalgar Square, London. Tickets £10

Out & About 26 January to 26 February

In two hours, this walk will change your current perception of Trafalgar Square. Highlighting the link between the popular area and it’s racial history, get your walking shoes ready through a walk of history.

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African Superheroes Day

Sunday 25 February. Notting Hill, London. Tickets £8

Out & About 26 January to 26 February

From Anansi the West African Folj Hero to the Yoruba mythology of Ogun and Oshun, this 3 hour event will be celebrating black history focusing on different figures and heroes in African history.

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Screenings

Aleto Black Panther Private Screening

Tuesday 13 February. Mile End, London £22

Out & About 26 January to 26 February

Aleto Foundation has set up a screening to watch the long awaited movie Black Panther whilst also raising money and networking.

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Crazy in Love Season

Saturday 17 February – Saturday 24th March. Loughborough Junction, London. Tickets £10-25

Out & About 26 January to 26 February

February is pretty much the season of love and with Valentine’s Day right around the corner, the Orange Soda Film Club are extending the day to a season of films celebrating love. The films featuring will be the class romance film, Love & Basketball, Love Jones and Jungle Fever.

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Art

The Museum of Witchcraft and Magic In London

Wednesday 24 January – 28 February. South Hackney, London. Tickets £8

Out & About 26 January to 26 February

It doesn’t have to be Halloween in order to be creepy, so why not head down to the creepy exhibition taking place at The Museum of Witchcraft and Magic.

Find out more information here

 

Winnie-the-Pooh: Exploring A Classic

Until 8 April. V&A, London. Tickets £8

Out & About 26 January to 26 February

Discover the story of the famous bear at the Victoria and Albert Museum. The exhibition is set to explore the universal appeal and creativity behind Winnie-the-Pooh.

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