Black History Month

October is Black History Month

Black History Month 2017

We have lots of events and activities planned to celebrate and recognise the huge contribution the black community have made.

  • See what Black History Month events are taking place in Haringey this year. More events are being added all the time, so make sure you check back regularly

Black in Haringey


On 1 December we held the official screening of our groundbreaking documentary about the history of black Haringey residents ‘Black in Haringey’. The documentary features interviews with actress Judith Jacobs, David Lammy MP and the owners of Haringey businesses including Body Music, Blooming Scent Cafe and Uncle John’s Bakery.


Watch the documentary now:

Note for iPhone users and Youtube. There is a known bug with iOS and Youtube, Two buttons are read before the player but provide no functionality. We advise that you skip these to access the content.

Black History Month 2016

October is Black History Month – in 2016 we had lots of events and activities to celebrate and recognise the huge contribution the black community have made.

In 2016 we explored Haringey's own Black History and paid homage to our own Black Heroes, including Dyke and Dryden, Haringey's first self made black millionaires (think Afro Hair and Beauty Show), Martha Osamor, Haringey Council's first Black leader, and Bernie Grant Tottenham's first Black MP.

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9 October 2017

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