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'Positive Black Networking' | Society '19 (For Projects over £50K Investment) Birmingham



We are going to be speaking to all you budding Entrepreneurs in BIRMINGHAM.
This is the 'Positive Black Networking' | Society, for Black Entrepreneurs who wish to secure over £50K in Investment or Sponsorship for their current Product or Service area.


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Britain's First Black Police Officer talk & Lock-up tour

This lock-up evening tour includes a one hour talk by retired Cumbrian officer Ray Greenhow on the life and service of John Kent - Britain's first black police officer. John Kent's service with Cumberland Police from 1835 - 1846 pre-dates the 1960s when it was thought that black and Asian police officers were first recruited in the UK. Ray has written a fascinating book on the life on John Kent which will also be for sale at the event.

Yindi Curls Curly Kid Masterclass:

Yindi Curls Curly Kid Masterclass: 


Brought to you by kids hair workshop facilitator Yindi Curls & Hosted by Hair Blogger & Youtuber UK Curly Girl.

Yindi Curls Curl Kid Masterclass is a full day group hair masterclass designed to offer support and advice to parents/carers of particularly – although not exclusively black and mixed heritage children who want to learn more about the techniques, products, and tools needed to care for their child's hair more effectively.


One of the Midland's most successful jazz artists, Alvin Davis comes to The REP to celebrate the launch of his new album Make A Stance.

Make A Stance sees Alvin at the top of his game, delivering soulful sax melodies amidst a lush backdrop of rhythms and beats that draw from his experiences around the globe. The album showcases an artist that is constantly evolving his craft, even after decades in the business.

One Under

When a young man jumps in front of a train Cyrus is driving, the mysterious circumstances prompt him to search for answers. In pursuing the truth of Sonny's final hours, Cyrus is led to laundrette worker Christine, as the past begins to catch up with people whose lives
are changed forever. 


OSHUN is an independent hip-hop/soul duo and the sonic manifestation of Afrofuturism. Using digital and acoustic sounds, heavy drums and bass, and ambient harmonic textures, OSHUN connects with the spirit of their ancestors to manifest a sweeter tomorrow for us all.

Since the release of their debut mixtape ASASE YAA in 2015, OSHUN has amassed a heavy social following, and they’ve been recognized by media heavy hitters such as Rolling Stone, The FADER, Viceland, Huffington Post, NPR, Essence, and Vogue (just to name a few).

Don't Touch My Hair - An Evening with Emma Dabiri in conversation with Black Ballad

Join us for an evening of conversation about race, hair and history with Emma Dabiri, author of Don't Touch My Hair, and Tobi Oredein, co-founder of the lifestyle subscription membership platform Black Ballad.
Recent years have seen the conversation around black hair reach the tipping point, yet detractors still proclaim 'it's only hair!' when it never is. Don't Touch My Hair is about why black hair matters and how it can be viewed as a blueprint for decolonisation.

Derek Bishton, Brian Homer and John Reardon : Handsworth Self Portrait: 40 Years On

In 1979 Derek Bishton, Brian Homer and John Reardon created a pop-up photography studio on the street outside the community design and photography office they had established in a terraced house in Grove Lane, Handsworth, Birmingham. 

Instead of taking the photos themselves, they invited passers-by to take their own photograph, passing them the shutter release so they could control the decisive moment of how to present themselves and when they were ready for the picture to be taken.


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