What's on in May?
Welsh Culture Hike In The Brecon Beacons | 2 May
A Welsh Cultural hike is focused on bringing the myths, stories and legends of the Brecon Beacons alive. This full day hike we will explore the less visited Black Mountain Range and use this area as a platform to tell the stories of the Brecon Beacons.
Workshop: Gardening for Wildlife | 6 May
This forward-thinking workshop in London is an opportunity to rethink our approaches to garden design, planting, and all traditional gardening practices. Explore what role gardeners can play in enhancing the miraculous relationship between the plants and animals in our spaces.
Cheers to Queers: LGBTQ market and art exhibition | 6 May
Cheers to Queers is an engaging, sober art space dedicated to highlighting the beauty that lies at the intersection of queerness and BIPOC identities.
Mestizo: British-Colombian ensemble | 6 May
Bringing the London scene’s knack for genre-hopping to bear on a new realm of kinetic sounds, Indigenous traditions are blended with British diaspora music, producing a fusion of Afro-Caribbean rhythms, UK rap flair and percussive intensity.
2023 World Folklore Festival London | 11 May
This Festival is an event that brings the world together as an opportunity for all nations to come and represent their cultural heritage.
Reparative Futures of Education | 11 May
Conference at the University of London hosted by the Centre of Identities and Social Justice. Arathi Sriprakash explores the possibility of reparation to address the injustices of unequal schooling systems.
Extinction or Regeneration: Transforming food systems for human, animal and planetary health | 11-12 May
Compassion in World Farming is hosting a two-day international conference in London to share solutions on global food system transformation with partners including the Institute of Development Studies, IPES-Food, Birdlife International and others.
Emma Johnson and the Orchestra for the Environment | 13 May
Emma has chosen Lamberhurst to premiere her new work ‘Tree of Life’. This piece was inspired by Emma’s wish to say something about the climate emergency.
Dispatches from the Diaspora: Gary Younge in conversation with Shami Chakrabarti | 15 May
In conversation with human rights activist and barrister, Shami Chakrabarti, Gary Younge will share his first-hand experiences and observations on race, racism, and black life and death across the globe, from Africa and the Caribbean to Europe and the United States. Hosted in Liverpool.
Black Artists from the American South: Souls Grown Deep like the Rivers | 19 May
London event: discover the Black artists from the Southeastern United States who created some of the most spectacular and ingenious works of the last century.
Caribbean Connections: Stories and Recipes Across the Diaspora | 27 May
Join three of the UK’s most exciting Caribbean chefs, Andi Oliver, Melissa Thompson and Marie Mitchell, explore the cultural and culinary legacies of their heritage hosted at the British Library.
Birmingham Pride | 27-28 May
This is the 25th Year anniversary of Birmingham Pride, 25 years of pride and protest.
Cross the Tracks Festival 2023 | 28 May
London's #1 jazz, funk and soul feast is back for its 4th edition!
World Culture Day in Wealdstone Square | 29 May
Join us in the Square as we celebrate the diverse cultures that live in Wealdstone through performances, stalls and interactive workshops.
City Splash Festival | 29 May
London's biggest celebration of reggae, dancehall, afro-beats music, food and culture!
A docuseries brought to you by i-D magazine. Each week, they’ll be exploring the evolution and enduring legacy of some of the last four decade’s most influential subcultures.
The Guilty Feminist Podcast
Award winning podcast hosted by comedian Deborah Frances-White and her special guests where they discuss topics “all 21st century feminists agree on” while confessing their insecurities, hypocrisies and fears that underlie their lofty principles.
Nature is Everywhere
Emma Marris urges us to reconsider a new definition of nature – one that pristine wilderness and the untended patches of plants growing in urban spaces.