Free Black History event to be held at The Atkinson

Free Black History event to be held at The Atkinson

Southport Against Racism, in partnership with Southport schools and Sefton Council, is holding a Black History event at the Atkinson in Southport on Saturday 22nd October.

There will be musical performances and talks by black musicians, artists and speakers. Additionally attendees will be able to view an art installation in the foyer as part of the World Reimagined, a project to educate the public on Black History and the strive for racial equality. There will also be food available.

Tickets are free and available through eventbrite or by emailing

People can find out more about Southport Against Racism by visiting their website.

The Itinerary for the Free Black History event on Saturday 22nd October is:

  • Compere – The one and only Rasta Claus himself will be entertaining attendees with rapping and jokes in between acts.
  • 12pm event start
  • 12:10pm: Local youth and faith community to perform poems, songs and drama. Performances from Greenbank, Christ the King and Meols Cop pupils.
  • 12:25pm: Performance by violinist Stephanie Murray.
  • 12:30pm: Talk by Dr Phil Frampton, broadcaster, researcher, journalist, and author of ‘The Golly in the Cupboard’ and ‘Youth and the Mystery Wall’.
  • 12:50pm: Performance by singer-songwriter, Roukaye B.
  • 1:05pm: Guest artist
  • 1:15pm: Lunch. Attendees can view the World Reimagined sculpture in the foyer of the Atkinson with the creators, Christ the King School. Food is to be provided by Nanny Pearl’s, and the band will play throughout.
  • 1:50pm: Talk by Sam P. Jallow, war survivor, motivational speaker, international professional tennis coach and author of ‘How Tennis Saved My Life’.
  • 2:10pm: Performance by professional actress and singer, Sandra Sumner.
  • 2:25pm: Performance by guest artist.
  • 2:40pm: Choir performance to close.

Posted on 14 October 2022 under General news

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