Find out how Peckham is celebrating Black History Month

October marks Black History Month, the annual celebration of the history, achievements and contributions of black people in the UK. Black History Month which runs from October 1st to October 31st was first launched in London in 1987 as an aim to challenge racism and educate people about Black history not taught in schools.

Up and down the country there will be events celebrating African and Caribbean cultures including London, where you will find festivals, talks, workshops, films and loads more.

This is how Peckham is celebrating Black History Month: