Black History Month 2024

Call Out For Events

The Black History Month listings, website and other marketing media will include events taking place in Leicester during the month of October, with a focus on the African and African Caribbean Diaspora. 

In 2024, Black History Month Leicester will explore the theme, Black Women: Invisible Power.  This year we are recognising the leadership of Black women throughout British history.  

Events must meet the following criteria for inclusion in the Black History Month Leicester listings:

  • Event must take place in October.
  • Focus on the African and African Caribbean Diaspora.
  • Feature at least 75% of event contributors/organisers with African and/or African Caribbean heritage, and the lead artist must be African or African Caribbean.
  • Make specific reference to African and African Caribbean community, history and heritage, or a celebration of Black arts and culture.
  • Take place in Leicester (or Leicestershire).
  • Be open to and intended for the general public.
  • Not discriminate against participants/audience members.
  • Help foster intercultural understanding, pride and respect.
  • Focus on high quality artistic programme, or community engagement.
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