Black History Month Events

 We are writing to invite you and your networks to three key events in our Race Council Cymru calendar.

Race Equality Conference: 50 Years of the Race Relations Act 1968

Please join us for our national Race Equality Conference 2018 hosted by the Leader of the House and Chief Whip Julie James AM on the 25th of October 2018 at 9.30am – 4pm at Pierhead Building Cardiff bay – Free to attend and all welcome. Please register by clicking on the link below. Free lunch will be provided.

Date: Thursday – 25 October at 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Venue: The Pierhead Building, Cardiff Bay – All welcome and free to attend


Remembrance Service for Wales’ Ethnic Servicemen and Women / Gwasanaeth Coffa ar gyfer Cyn-filwyr Duon a Lleiafrifoedd Ethnig Cymru

WW1 and WW2 claimed the lives of many thousands from across Britain’s former Empire, from African, Caribbean, Indian and Asian Nations, who fought in the UK’s name. Rarely visible in Remembrance, at this event the Welsh Government and Royal British legion will formally acknowledge and say ‘Thank You’ for the contribution, and losses, of Wales’ international communities – in Wales’ iconic memorial to WW1, the Temple of Peace. WCIA looks forward to welcoming family descendants of Welsh BAME service people, with a Minister from Welsh Government, to this memorial event led by Race Council Cymru.

Date: Friday 2nd of November at 06:30 pm to 08:30 pm
Venue: Temple of Peace, King Edward VII Avenue, Cardiff – All welcome and free to attend


Black History Month Grand Finale

Come and enjoy a spectacular showcase of talent, music and high energetic dancing from Sun of Africa a group from Guinea Conakry. Also meet the renown Patrick Vernon who has campaigned for justice for our Windrush Generation migrants and designed the Windrush Generations Board games and attend his workshop at the Grand Finale. Poster below shows some of the contributors. Black History Month events are funded by Arts Council Wales.

Date: Sunday, November 4, 2018 at 12 PM – 6 PM
Venue: Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama, North Rd, Cardiff CF10 3ER.

Our Black History Month Grand Finale event will be opened by the Hon First Minister of Wales Carwyn Jones AM at 12pm prompt – Free event All welcome – To rent a stall at this event, please email [email protected] or call 07838360979