Levi Roots Cooking Class

Saturday 3 March. Stratford, London. Tickets £50

Out & About 26 February to 26 March

Who doesn’t love some reggae reggae sauce on their dish? Well in honour of opening his restaurant last year in Westfield Stratford City, musician and businessman Levi Roots is opening up his kitchen to show you how to make some of the best dishes on the menu.

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Mother’s Day Celebration

Sunday 11 March. Clerkenwell, London. Tickets £0 to £108

Out & About 26 February to 26 March

In celebration of Mother’s Day, Tokunbo’s Kitchen and Motherhood Reconstructed are teaming up for a fun filled family day of home cooked Nigerian food, jewellery making workshop and many more activities.

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Mother’s Day African Brunch and Cookery Class

Sunday 11 March. Battersea, London. Tickets £65-120

Out & About 26 February to 26 March

Not only is TV chef and journalist Lerato hosting a brunch to celebrate Mother’s Day but you too can get involved in the meal preparation. Following a cooking class and some of the chef’s secrets, why not indulge in a tasty vegetarian Nigerian meal.

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Like A Woman Pop Up Event

Monday 5 March – Thursday 8 March. Old Street, London. Tickets £11.25

Out & About 26 February to 26 March

In honour of International Women’s Day, Penguin Publishing are hosting a pop-up book event that will be celebrating the literature of women and only women. So head down to Old Street to engage in a collection filled with books from various female authors.

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Women of the World

Wednesday 7 March – Sunday 11 March. Southbank Centre, London. Prices Vary

Out & About 26 February to 26 March

Celebrating women and girls, Women of the World are hosting a range of events and talks to provide a platform to engage, network and inspire. So join writers Afua Hirsch, Chimamanda Ngozie Adichie, Reni Eddo-Lodge and more.

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Illuminating India

Until Saturday 31 March. Science Museum, London. Free

Out & About 26 February to 26 March

An exhibition dedicating itself to the culture, science and thought of India. Following the exhibition will be a Q&A and special screening of Slum Dog Millionaire.

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Places to Go

Marie Curie Garden of Light

Thursday March 1 – Sunday March 11. Paternoster Square, London. Free

Out & About 26 February to 26 March

Why not head on down to Paternoster Square as 4,000 illuminated daffodils perk up to honour and mark the Great Daffodil Appeal. Throughout the month of March, each daffodil will represent all the people that the charity will help during March alone.

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Film and Art

Angela Davis: Portrait of a Revolutionary 

Thursday 1 March – Friday 2 March. Seven Sisters, London. Tickets £8-10

Out & About 26 February to 26 March

We all know Angela Davis to be one of the most outspoken activists during the civil rights movement and post, so in honour of her work, the Bernie Grants Arts Centre will be showing a documentary directed by one her former students, Yolanda DuLuart.

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Nasty Women Exhibition

Thursday 8 March – Saturday 9 March. Old Street, London. Tickets £5.86

Out & About 26 February to 26 March

A fan of contemporary art? To celebrate International Women’s Day Creative Debuts have joined forces with Nasty Women New York, Amsterdam, Lisbon, North East, and London to celebrate the work of international feminist artists. Why not head down to the Nasty Women exhibition to see a range of work that includes photography, fine art, sculpture and film.

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The Amazing Nina Simone

Friday 9 March. Seven Sisters, London. Tickets £8-10

Out & About 26 February to 26 March

The Bernie Grants Arts Centre is spending the night recognising the achievements of jazz and soul singer Nina Simone with a viewing of The Amazing Nina Simone.

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Waaju Plays Ali Farka Touré

Saturday 10 March. The Jazz Café, London. Tickets £10-15

Out & About 26 February to 26 March

A five-piece band will be performing a live tribute to showcase and honour Malian singer, Ali Farka Touré, one of Africa’s most internationally renowned musicians.

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40 Years of Disco

Thursday 15 March – Sunday 18th March. Leeds, London, Birmingham and Liverpool. Tickets £48.50-53.20

Relive the disco years and head on to 40 Years of Disco, a night that will take you back to the 70s where it all began. Seven of the biggest and legendary disco acts, including Sister Sledge, Boney M, Rose Royce and more, 40 Years of Disco are embarking on a tour that will be packed full of classics acts to help you get your groove back. With the sad passing of Eddy from The Real Thing, Eban Brown, former lead singer of The Stylistics has stepped in to perform with the band.

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A Night of Marvin Gaye

Sunday 25 March. The Jazz Cafe, London. Tickets £16

Out & About 26 February to 26 March

An evening dedicated to the soul guru Marvin Gaye is taking place at the Jazz Café. Following three previously sold-out shows, this is your opportunity to enjoy the music of one of the greatest soul-singer/songwriter’s to have lived. So why not get it on?

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Talks and Walks

Black Power Women of Brixton Walk

Sunday 4 March. Brixton, London. Tickets £10

Out & About 26 February to 26 March

It’s 2018: 70 years of Windrush, 100 years of Women having the vote, 50 years since MLK was assassinated, 60 years since the Notting Hill riots, 50 years since the police killing of David Oluwale. This walk will focus on the history of black women and their journey through the 1950s to the 1980s.

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Ancient Africans in Europe, Asia & America

Sunday 18 March. The British Museum, London. Tickets £10

Out & About 26 February to 26 March

If you’re interested in the history of Africans and their journeys in other continents across the world, then join the British Museum in a tour that conveys the evidence of African ancient history.

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