Phoenix Square marks Black History Month with a series of films programmed by local arts organisation Serendipity, in partnership with the University of Leicester, a one-off live-via-satellite Grace Jones event and two further documentaries with De Montfort University. Films include the Stuart Hall Project, a film about Frantz Fanon, Black women in the Civil Rights Movement, Maya Angelou and the story of Dreadlocks.
LOST LEGENDS AT NEWARKE HOUSE AND GARDENS MUSEUM, THE NEWARKE LE2 7BY
This year marks the 30 anniversary of Black History Month, and Leicester is celebrating with a unique exhibition curated by Serendipity. The exhibition, which acknowledges the contribution of the African and African Caribbean community to Leicester and the UK, features the stories of local pioneers first hand through a short film, and reflects upon three decades of Black History Month through memories, memorabilia and archival research. Until 31 Oct 2017.