Black History Month | Oldham Council
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Image of Oreo performance for live at the library 2021

This October as part of Live at the library, we will be celebrating Black History Month, with a series of exhibitions and performances throughout Oldham.

Our Heritage, Libraries, and Arts Services have a lot of activities in person and online, here are just a couple of the cultural highlights:

Oreo (pictured above), a one-women show which explores the masks we wear to put our heads above the parapet, in a climate of systemic racism.

The Legacies of Biafra, an exhibition at Gallery Oldham, features works from the artistic collective; Nigeria Art Society UK (NASUK), which will be exhibited alongside archival materials on the war in Biafra, as well as a selection of short films on the topic.

Children under 12 months are free. All accompanying adults must buy a ticket to attend children’s performances. Unfortunately, we are unable to offer refunds.

Other Black History Events in Manchester

Black History Month activities in Oldham: