From the African Romans who guarded Hadrian's Wall in the 3rd century AD to the black trumpeter of the Tudor courts - uncover a history that is as surprising as it is revealing!
In this edition - Exceptional figures from politics, business, sport, science and more share their insights into being black and British today. PLUS - your chance to view the new Black History Month Magazine 2021
The Act of Parliament to abolish the British slave trade, passed on 25 March 1807, was the culmination of one of the first and most successful public campaigns in history
An opportunity to to explore significant, but often untold, African Caribbean political and cultural history.
Providing children from all over the country with an opportunity to learn through the skills required to be a 1940s Co-op shopkeeper.
"Real success can only come if there is a change in our societies and in our economics and in our politics." Sir David Attenborough
An opportunity to share, celebrate and understand the impact of black heritage and culture in Britain and across the world.
Unmissable, FREE member event for film lovers.
21 and 22 August 2021 across our Birmingham stores.
Pride is all about communities coming together (regardless of sexuality) in celebration, protest, unity and solidarity.
Here is a small selection of Member events to choose from, but do browse the rest of our Member blogs for more information and opportunities.
How the co-op sector can play a key role in rebuilding the economy.