Closing Party #BHM17

Blackfriars Bar 36 Bell Street, Glasgow, G1 1LG, Glasgow

Since the earliest days of popular music, Black music has exerted a disproportionate influence on white young people. UK youth cultures throughout the 20th Century…

Black History Month: After Sheku

Glasgow Club Kelvin Hall 1445 Argyle Street, Glasgow, G3 8AW, Glasgow

After Sheku Sheku Bayoh, aged 32, was a trainee gas engineer, and a loving partner, brother, son and father of two. Sheku died after being…

Black History Month: Whose Footsteps?

Kelvingrove Park Eldon Street, Glasgow, G3 6NH, Glasgow

Whose Footsteps? Commemorative statues and monuments are dotted throughout Kelvingrove Park, but over the years the site has witnessed historical events and interactions that are…

Black History Month: Edinburgh and Black History

Longmore House Salisbury Pl, Edinburgh, EH9 1SH, Edinburgh

Edinburgh and Black History The presence of African, Asian and mixed race people in Edinburgh is not new. As far back as the 16th Century…

Black History Month: Scotland and Slavery in the West Indies

Glasgow City Chambers George Square, Glasgow, G2 1DU, Glasgow

Scotland and Slavery in the West Indies The Union of 1707 facilitated Scotland’s entry into British slavery in the West Indies. This involvement was used…