Launched during Black History Month in the wake of recent Black Lives Matter protests across the world, our Black Futures programme is continuing to ask questions about how history informs our understanding of the present, and how current events might shape the histories of the future?

Led by migrant-led arts organisation Maokwo in partnership with the Belgrade Theatre, Black Futures, is a multi-disciplinary celebration of Black creativity, collaboration and entrepreneurship in the West Midlands, with events taking place both online and in-person.

Expect visual art, photography, poetry, discussion, performance and live workshops as artists, businesses, cultural leaders and young people take over the Belgrade, testing out new ways of sharing creative work as we emerge from the Covid crisis.