Performances 18:00-22:30

BLM Fest presents: Black Lives Matter Festival #WeMove

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Somerset House

Day two, hosted by Back2Life, presents a programme with a focus on moving image

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Day two, hosted by Back2Life, presents a programme with a focus on moving image, a and live performance, with sets from DJ Donch throughout the day, a film programme curated by Minute Shorts, performances from a variety of celebrated artists across disciplines - the poet Keith Jarrett, and UK Grime artist Andella Shuggs to name a few - culminating in our headline act – globally acclaimed singer-songwriter Shaé Universe.

Film programming curated by Minute Shorts 14:00 - 16:00

Shae universe

Andella Shuggs

Keith Jarrett


John Alone

Zhane reign

Exhibition by Tinuke Fagborun

Stall by Afrikan Krystal Shop

Body painting by Emerzy

Face painting by  Denise

A three-day-only landmark cultural event. Join a community of Black creators as they take over Somerset House to celebrate the Black experience through art, activism, education, sport, conversation, healing, and joy!

Join us for an immersive celebration of Black contribution and the many stories it tells!

Established by dynamic artistic director and activist Kayza Rose (@kayza_rose), BLM Fest (@blmfest) is expanding the narrative around Black Lives Matter by collaborating with a global network of Black voices, cultural producers and change makers to create a space for Black joy and expression



Hosted by Back2Life with DJ Melody Kane

Film Programming

curated by Minute Shorts (minute.shorts)


shaes universe Andella shuggs  Zhane Reign John Alone Keith Jarrett V1NE

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Face Painting denise hair guru

Body Painting by Emerzy corbin

And more !

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June 24, 2022
This Friday Late features a programme curated by BLM Fest and V&A (commissioned by counterpoints arts and the V&A)


March 9, 2022
New York Times bestselling author, educator, artist and abolitionist & co-founder Patrisse Cullors, joined us in London to promote her new book 'An Abolitionists Handbook: 12 steps to changing yourself and the world.'