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Black History Month
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5th October
18:30 to 21:30
10 You will earn 10 silver points for completing this activity.
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Heard Live for Black History Month

5th October 18:30 to 21:30
Heard Live is a true storytelling event that harnesses the power of people's lived experience to create positive change.
This event is part of Black History Month - the celebration of the continued achievements and contributions of Black people in the UK and around the world during. As outlined on the official Black History Month website, it is also a time for continued action to tackle racism, reclaim Black history, and to ensure Black history is represented and celebrated all year round.

Join Heard Storytelling for an inclusive event of true spoken storytelling this Black History Month. The evening will give a platform to captivating true stories and lived experiences. As well as enjoying a curated line up of storytellers, there will be a couple of spaces open for budding storytellers. If you decide to tell a story and the amazing audience will make you feel right at home. 

Show up with an idea for a story or just sit back to listen – there is no pressure to get behind the mic. These events are as much about the joy of hearing the voices of others, of finding there’s a story in each person, and coming to connect and learn. 

We’re looking forward to meeting you soon, sharing our love of true stories and discovering what tales you have!

Raising money for CAHN and Kids of Colour.

Rules for budding storytellers: 

– The theme for this event is Black History Month. 

– The story must be true, personal and around 5 minutes long. 

– Quite simply, the stories must be ‘lived, aloud and not too long’. That means it comes from your lived experience (a true story about you, not your mate’s mate), be told out loud in the moment (not written down before), and take place in under ten minutes. 

– No stories which could cause offence. That means no comments which could be interpreted as homophobic, racist, ageist, misogynistic, or body shaming and please don’t imitate any accents, which could accidentally offend.

Associated Badges:

In A Nutshell...

  • Discover... the power of storytelling
  • Speak up... and share your own stories to an amazing audience who will make you feel right at home
  • Build confidence... and share your voice in a safe and welcome learning space
  • Explore... the joy of hearing the voices of others, of finding there’s a story in each person, and coming to connect and learn.
  • Earn up to 10 Rise points ... which can be recognised within your degree.


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