Black History Month 2019

Sunday 27 October, 1pm is Celebration Day

Join us for 11 hours of live music, food, drink, radio shows, discussion and a chance to meet up with friends & colleagues!

October is Black History Month. Here at BCB, we want to reflect and celebrate the contribution and life experiences of Bradford’s African and African Caribbean communities.


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Join us for a whole month of shows featuring the nationwide celebration of Black History Month, with special guests and our volunteer presenters.


Nigel Guy behind the driving desk


Dr. Kio Bob Manuel in the studio for a One to One interview


Maureen Grant interviewing historian, Joe Williams at The Black History of St Georges Hall tour


The participating visitors on stage during The Black History of St Georges Hall tour

Listen again to Black History Month!

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Celebrating Black History Month all through the month of October.
Featuring interesting, challenging, thought-provoking, beautiful, dynamic, historical and cultural topics for discussion.
For the young, old and all those in between.
Tune in throughout the month of October.
Tune in and become an integral part of Black History Month on BCB106.6FM
Looking Black to the Future!

Kath Canoville speaks to Mrs. Kiki Erini from the Nigerian Community Association.

Nigel Guy speaks to local entrepreneur and international DJ, Lee Wright.

Imani Hekima looks at the significance of Black History Month around the world.

Maureen Grant speaks to a variety of people including Carol Peltier, Chair of Black Health Forum at City Park for the Black History Month Flag Raising event.

Shingai Mbumbo speaks to Tina Rowe about what Black History Month means to them and why it is important to celebrate it.

Nigel Guy presents Dr. Kio Bob-Manuel, reading expressions of encouragement from the past for the future.

Race Matters with Maureen Grant
With guest, Sandra Brown, Secretary for Black Health Forum.

One to One with Nigel Guy
Maureen Andrea Grant talks about growing up in Guyana, moving to the UK, retirement and looking positive as well as her role in West Yorkshire with the Racial Justice Programme.

Radio Venus with Angie
Lynn, Tina, Shingai will be talking about Black women who have inspired us throughout our lives, what we’re proud of as Black women and what advice we’d like to give our younger selves.

One to One with Carole Moss
Tony Fernandez talks about organising the Black History Month events at the UK House of Parliament.

Highlights from the Black History Month Flag Raising event with Maureen Grant and Mercy Katola.

Black History Month in Focus with Nigel Guy
Kirklees councillor, Cllr Amanda Pinnock talks in-depth about representation in politics, the community and the justice system.

Black History Month in Focus with Nigel Guy
Adam Ashley Deacon talks about growing up in Bradford, overcoming challenges, community activism, fundraising and the journeys to becoming the person he is today.

Maureen Rowe talks about Dada Masilo’s Gisele at the Alhambra, a theatrical performance that mixes contemporary, traditional Tswana dance and classical ballet.

Nigel Guy chats with Dr Morais Guy, GP and advocate for Jamaica and MP for Central St Mary about the effects of climate change within the Caribbean and the contributions of the Windrush generation.

Nigel Guy talks to Delroy Dacres about Manningham Mills Sports & Community Association’s Integration Day.


Kirklees Cllr Amanda Pinnock with Nigel Guy for Black History Month in Focus


Adam Ashley Deacon with Nigel Guy for Black History Month in Focus


Reggae Roots & Culture show with Robert Dunn


In Discussion show with Sonia Walker

Upcoming shows

Daily Features
Monday – Friday, 11.45am & 4.50pm

One-To-One
Thursdays, 12-1pm
Fridays, 9-10am
Sundays, 5-6pm

Black History Month in Focus
Sundays 2-5pm

Black History Month celebration – LIVE!
Sunday 27 October 1pm – midnight

Youth Music Live!

Young Musicians performing

Find out more about our Youth Music Live! project.

Black History Month

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Women & Girls Workshops

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Join us every Thursday, 2pm - 4pm for women only radio workshops. No experience needed!

Click here to listen again to this year's fantastic line-up.

10 Today project

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Let's do 10 mins exercise on the radio!

Exercises will be broadcast at 2pm every day on BCB Radio 106.6fm. Read more

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