Brighton & Hove Black History’s Family Day Returns to Brighton Dome and Brighton Museum


Black History Family Day makes a welcome return to Brighton Dome and Brighton Museum on Sunday 21 November from 11am to 5pm.

The free open day, curated by Brighton & Hove Black History Group, celebrates African and Caribbean culture and heritage across the community. With a wide range of activities for all the family, from a performance by Gambian Master Percussionist Musa Mboob, music and dance workshops to heritage talks, backstage tours and arts and crafts making.

On Brighton Dome’s Concert Hall stage, try out classes in djembe drumming and West African dance, historians Suchi Chatterjee and Bert Williams MBE will present the intriguing story of Three Kings visit Brighton in 1895, a short film and talk. Meanwhile, a delicious mix of African and Caribbean food will be provided by Soul Food Sisters and Island Takeaway and stalls on display for visitors to browse in between the activities.

At Brighton Museum, theatre group Banyan Tree offer a unique singing experience with Real-I-Sing and the acclaimed literary organisation Writing Our Legacy will lead a creative writing workshop based around voices of protest.

The open day is free admission, some activities need to be booked on the day or in advance, full details on the Event Page.