What’s on: Events

What’s on this term? Here are some of our events, collaborations and recommendations! Check out our EVENT BOOKINGS page to book!

Jan – March 2017

  • The D-Word: Let’s Talk About Diversity Matters 1st February CLICK HERE
  • Diversity Matters in Milan, Italy 8th – 13th February
  • Diversity Matters Presentation at UAL Race Champion Forum 21st February
  • Westminster University BME Staff Network screening and Panel discussion on “Dark Girls” with Diversity Matters 23rd February CLICK HERE to book!
  • TEDxSquareMile The School of Tomorrow 18th March
  • Priorities for the UK creative industries workforce post-Brexit 30th March CLICK HERE

April – June 2017

Diversity In Marketing & Advertising Summit 4th – 5th April 2017 CLICK HERE

Diversity Matters 1st Anniversary 18th April 2017

Diversity Matters Awareness Week @ UAL 24th April – 29th April (tbc)

SEPT – DEC 2016

Diversity Matters Italy and Spain trip (contact us for summer collaborations info@diversity-matters.org.uk

  • Diversity Matters stall at AfroPunk Festival  24th Sept
  • SUARTS Freshers Fair: 28th Sept. Come by our stall and say hello! Sign up on the day and get a Diversity Matters goodie bag full of goodies from our supporters!
  • Black History Festival talk with Prince Asfa-Wossen Asserate (of Ethiopia!) 29th Sept. Join in an innovative discussion on Africa and its impact on ‘world history’ lead by the grandnephew of Haile Selassie. CLICK HERE!
  • Diversity Matters in Ghana: Our 2week trip organising workshops and keynote paenl discussion “The Returned: How can the diaspora reconnect with Africa?
  • BLACK PORTRAITURE[S] III: Reinventions: Strains of Histories and Cultures (Nov 20016) South Africa trip (TBC depending on funding) CLICK HERE for more info!
  • #DiversityMatters Chipotle Social Friday 4th Nov 2016 at Chipotle Charing Cross Road. Booking Essential. CLICK HERE to book! All welcome. For more dates CLICK HERE
  • Christmas Divercity Arts Project in Uganda (empowering children to expresses their themselves through art) Collaboration with #Art4Change and #ThumbsUpForUganda Dec 26th
  • #ThumbsUpForUganda piano tour Nov  Dec 2016

MAY – JULY 2016

6th May: EXCLUSIVE! Brash Young Turks Screening + Q&A with director Naeem Mahmood! LCC. 6pm – 8.30pm plus complimentary drinks reception

12th May: Diversity Matters: Let’s Talk Race film pt1 and pt2 PLUS workshop  CSM. pm 6pm- 7.30pm. Room c202. Food and drinks provided. CLICK HERE

25th May: Other Voices Conference (screening Let’s Talk About Race pt1 & pt2). This conference is part of London College of Communication’s Other Voices project, supported by the UAL Curriculum Development Fund. 12-6pm. FREE. CLICK HERE to book.

31st May –  ‘In The Shadow of the Sun’ film screening directed by Harry Freeland. 6.30pm (registeration/pre-drinks. 7pm start)-9pm Film Screen supporting Wimbledon College of Arts student project. UAL High Holborn. CLICK HERE to book

2nd JuneArt Exhibition and Fundraising screening. 4.30pm – 9pm private view with works by UAL students, staff and external practitioners. Live piano performance by Fabio Tedde fundraising for #Art4Change. CLICK HERE to book. Email Kai to submit art works on the theme of diversity and race matters. k.lutterodt1@arts.ac.uk

7th June: Questioning Identity… Zine-making workshop with non-binary artist Rudy Loewe! 12.00 – 14.00 UAL High Holborn. FREE handmade Rudy Loewe slogan tote bag and light lunch provided. CLICK HERE to book!

7th July: Diversity Matters Film screening + workshop at Chelsea College of Arts 5.30pm – 7.30pm. George Blacklock, Dean of Chelsea, will open the event with a few words. FREE. CLICK HERE to book!

30th June: LCC Student+Alumni presentation evening with drinks and networking reception. CLICK HERE to book

11th July: The Hard Stop debut screening at BFI. CLICK HERE to book

1st July – 17th July: DiverCity Arts Project; creative arts and employability workshops this summer giving students an opportunity to sell their art works at markets and keep any profit made! CLICK HERE to APPLY!

11th July – 15th July: UAL Graduates Futures Week. Check out “She Creates: Women of colour in Graphic Design and Illustration”. Contact Kai diversitymattersuk@gmail.com for more info on the workshop or to collaborate. CLICK HERE to book!

Summer collaborations available for workshops, screenings, and events in Europe and beyond. Contact us to collaborate!

FEBRUARY – APRIL 2016