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Hanes Du – Ein Hanes Ni  2022      
Black History is our Shared History 2022

This year the North Wales Jamaica Society hosted an Open Meeting on Sat 1st October on Zoom: 

NWJS is also teaming up with Learning Links International to support Black History Conversations  with stories of our shared history.


NB   Race Council Cymru supports a range of Black History activities going on across Wales - check out:



In October 2021 BHM NW focussed on links with Jamaica
and Welsh Black History books with Zoom sessions and meetings 

The North Wales Jamaica Society holds regular Open Meetings on Zoom throughout the year on 
first Saturday in month at 2pm 
when we will be joined by colleagues in Jamaica

- click here for the link and more information


and our Black History Month Book Club on Zoom 
on Wednesday mornings at 9.30am

- click here to register and get more information

Thanks go to Learning Links International for support


Race Council Cymru chose this theme for Black History 2020: 

2,000 Nations - Celebrating Diversity - Black History Wales

People of African and Caribbean descent originate from around 2,000 different ethnic groups, with a range of over 2000 languages and multiple cultural traditions.

A year to explore, the inventions, educational achievements, innovative contributions and to celebrate and share this rich heritage through the Arts here in Wales.


Mis Hanes Pobl Dduon 2019 yng Ngogledd Cymru 
Black History Month 2019 in North Wales

"Movers, Shakers and Legacy Makers"

Please check out Race Council Cymru's website
for Waleswide activities.

The Black History Month North Wales Facebook page
has the latest information.

Thanks go to Arts Council Wales for support. 


Update June 2020: Agreement was reached in 2017 that Race Council Cymru was best placed to lead BHM for Wales and applications are being considered by funders to put a support structure in place. 

Iolanda Buna Viegas has taken on the role of as Co-ordinator for BHM activities in North Wales, with a focus on Wrexham, while Dr Marian Gwyn has agreed to oversee the co-ordination of a programme of activities in BHM in North West Wales.


N.B. This site was set up to support and promote BHM activities that we know about, and it is still managed
by Learning Links International as an archive
and a working tool to update the programme of activities
and research into the stories of Black History in Wales 
and currently displays information from the team
about our plans and activities, and other information
about stories of Black History.







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