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Black Girl Festival Time Out takeover

The UK’s first arts and culture festival celebrating Black British women and girls took over Time Out London on 23rd October 2018.

This takeover issue was filled with inspiring chats between trailblazing women from different generations, a guide to the thriving Black queer scene and Black Girl Fest picks in every section.

Thanks to our contributors Niellah Arboine, Tanya Compas, Krystal Neuvill and Christina Nwabugo.

Read HERE for more.


Meet Black Girl Festival

The first Black Girl Fest, held in Autumn 2017, was the first event of its kind in the UK. Now we’re using Time Out as a platform to do what we do with Black Girl Fest: celebrate Black women and femme Londoners.

Editor letter photo by Andy Parsons.

Read our editors letter HERE

Check out our 7 unmissable events beyond Black History Month


Five trailblazing Black women chat to the women who've inspired them

For our Black Girl Fest cover feature five trailblazers, and the Londoners who’ve inspired them, talk about their lives, careers and how London is transforming – for better and for worse

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Five Black LGBTQ+ spaces and events in London

Our city is filling up with cool places and events run by and for Black LGBTQ+ Londoners. UK Black Pride’s Tanya Compas highlights the five that mean the most to her.

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