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NDUTU: Kendra Haste

Kendra Haste is a sculptor who draws animals in galvanised wire. She creates animal forms using layers of wire mesh.

Foyle Gallery Midland Arts Centre (mac) Cannon Hill Park 0121-440 3838 13 Sept–2 Nov

The Human Condition

This exhibition focuses on figurative works from Birmingham Museums Fine Art & Applied Art collections, as well as loans from institutions and local artists.

Waterhall Gallery of Modern Art Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery 27 Sept 03 -
27 Feb 04

Black 2 The Future

A collection of objects that have a connection with African, Caribbean and South Asian (Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka) cultures.

Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery Chamberlain Square Throughout Oct

Bling Bling

West Midlands Disability Arts Forum (WMDAF) are bringing together Black disabled artists with expertise in sculpture and the digital arts communities exploring the heritage and culture of Handsworth based at Soho House.

Soho Museum, Soho Avenue Handsworth 0121-554 9122 Throughout Oct

Black History History Month: Bilston

A celebration local African/Caribbean culture and society.

An exhibition of photographs which commemorate people's journey's to the area since the 1950's.

Mount Pleasant, Bilston, Wolverhampton, WV14 7LU, Tel:01902 552507

Entry: Free

1-31st Oct

Frantz Fanon- Includes, Not Excludes

An exhibition of the achievements, skills and activities of young people with the aim of combating social exclusion.

12–13 Greenfield Crescent Edgbaston, Birmingham
0121-685 6770
1–31 Oct


Poems, rhymes and verses for children from around the world will be exhibited along with illustrations.

Sparkhill Children’s Centre 641 Stratford Road. 1 Oct–30 Nov

Women in Vision

Display of work and images produced by women from the Invisible Women project, a six-month education initiative looking at the representation of Black women.

Gallery 33, Museum & Art Gallery Chamberlain Square 0121-464 1169 Oct 03–Apr 04

Bringing Black History into Focus

A display of a range of books on Black history, music and poetry.

Ladywood Library Ladywood Community & Health Centre St Vincent Street West
0121-464 8639


A display on Rastafarianism history and culture.

Central Library 4th Floor
0121-303 4545
Throughout Oct

Moving Here

An exhibition of photographs of African Caribbean people’s migration to Britain during the 1950s and 60s.

Walsall Central Library and Museum, Lichfield Street 01922 653137 1–31 Oct

Trip to Albert Docks

Organised trip to view the trans-atlantic museum, as Liverpool was one of England’s leading cities at the time of the slave trade.

Slave Museum, Liverpool - £12 travel (not including admission fee)
0121 303 3022
5 Oct

Trip to Liverpool Transatlantic Slavery Museum in Liverpool and Sunday market


Departing at 8.45am from outside the Blind Institute, Hatherton Rd, Walsall

Cost (£ 10.00) per Adult/Children under 14 (£5.00)
For booking and further information, please contact Dr Tony Talburt
Tel: 01922 657000 ext 7798
5th Oct


Displays around the house, highlighting this Jacobean mansion’s international links with Islam, the Far East, slavery and ethnography.

Aston Hall, Trinity Road, Aston
0121-327 0062
Throughout Oct

Bringing Black History into Focus

A display of a range of books on Black history, music and poetry.

Spring Hill Library, Spring Hill 0121-464 7422 Oct

Black Figures in Shakespeare

A display focusing on the Black characters in Shakespeare's plays and explores issues around casting and performance.

Blakesley Hall, Blakesley Road, Yardley 0121-464 2193 Throughout Oct

Home and Away:photographs of Asian communities in Britain by Tim Smith

Tim Smith’s wonderful photographs, taken in Birmingham and all over the country, give an intimate and fascinating insight into the vibrant lives of those with roots in the Indian sub-continent.

Broad Street Gallery, Level 4, Symphony Hall, Broad Street 0121-780 3333 27th Oct–28th Nov

Please contact the venue for more information on start times, entrance fees and event location.
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