Newham Black History Month


Newham Black History Month

To mark Black History Month, Newham Council has curated a programme of events responding to the theme of Strength, Courage, Determination.

Explore a month of virtual and live events that explore the adversity that Black people have faced and how their strength, courage and determination has shaped society throughout history.

You can view the full programme here, which includes a series of monologues by young east London artists responding to Theatre Royal Stratford East’s audio play, 8:46 which the Royal Docks team co-produced as part of Greenwich + Docklands International Festival.

Time & date

October - November




Free - Booking required
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For your visit

Places To Stay

Connaught House Hotel

This Grade II-listed building provides comfortable rooms and classic pub dining.

Royal Victoria Dock
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Art & Culture

Making Space: Custom House Is Our House

Installation art comprising a life-sized group portrait of individuals who live and work on Freemasons Road. Part of the Making Space series by Jessie Brennan.

Custom House
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London Royal Docks Open Water Swimming

Swim outside year round against the historic backdrop of Royal Victoria Dock. Safety tagging included.

Royal Victoria Dock
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