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Black Women in the Arts have been working with Black women artistes for more than 19yrs. We’ve learned tough lessons and had great success. Discover how we can help you to achieve the results and success you deserve

Arts service that fits your talent

We designed Black Women in the Arts with one thing in mind. You. With a range of services designed to help you get the most out of your talent, you’ll spend less time worrying and more time using your talent. What’s more, you don’t have to take our word for it – as the UK’s leading organisation committed to the development and promotion of Black women artistes. You know we come with a great reputation.

With more accessibility and services, our website provides an easy, convenient way for you to:

  • broadcast yourself
  • publicise your events and activities
  • learn about what other Black women artistes are doing
  • build new and emerging audiences for your art
  • take the chance to develop your art networks
  • enhance and develop your artistic skills
  • be more in the know about your art industry

Welcome to BWA! Profile

Share who you are as an artistes – show and tell on the worldwide Web all in one place for your clients, fans, family, friends and others to enjoy and learn about you – ‘The Artiste’…

  • express yourself with photo, video, or sound
  • Aggregate your activity from Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, YouTube and more…
  • Promote yourself and gig all in one place once you have connected
  • Live chat
  • Received and send emails to and from other community members

And much more….remember the legal stuff the use of your profile is subject to BWA Terms of Use.





Black Women Artistes Award 2013 - 2015
Artistes from left to right  Oneness Sankara (Poet Award)  Deloris Francis (Singer Award)  and Griot Chinyere (Storyteller Award) after receiving their Awards.  Awards were presented by Adelaide Mckenzie, Sheba Montserrat and Sandra Agard.  At the Black Women Artistes Awards ceremony which took place on 20 September 2014 at CLR James Library
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Black British Art in Action 1960 - 1990 10 July 2015 to 24 January 2016 Witness the burgeoning of Black British art and the leaders who inspired action Eric and Jessica Huntley were two ordinary people who transformed the world around them.   to do nothing was not an option.  From 10 July 2015 to 2…
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St.Lucia National Day Cultrual Evening  on Saturday 12th. December 2015 at The Afro Carribean Centre, 9 Clarendon Road, London N8 0DJ. From 8PM. till 2AM..Lots of Entertainments, Story Telling, Jokes, singing, Dancing .Live PA By DELORIS FRANCIS  Entrance fee and tickets Info. 020 8220 3514, 0794010…
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‘The Mouse That Inhabits My House’ book published I am excited to say that following my entry to the 2014 E17 Art Trail my online book titled ‘The Mouse That Inhabits My House’ has now been published It is a children’s book, which is warm and humorous, the story is about a boy named Goygoy who loves to solve mysteries, and loves small animals. Goygoy is an only child, who lives at home with his mother and father. When objects start to go missing from the house his parents are baffled and would l…
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I went to the see the PRICE OF LOVE London Premiere at the Bernie Grant Arts Centre in Tottenham on Friday 6th Nov.  Film Africa presented a unique communal dining experience of injera whilst watching the new Ethiopian romance Hermon Hailay.  It was the fi
Aliciadeanartworks · 18 days ago

‘It’s A Black Thang’ is a light hearted look at black women’s preoccupation with hair. I created Boo Hoo as my conceptual representation of the black woman, she has 365 hair do’s for 365 days of the year. These artworks; Day 1 to Day 7, shows hair do’s tha
Aliciadeanartworks · 32 days ago

With the changing landscape of the arts - Are you digitally prepared? It's 2015 and my have things changed for artistes. I recall a time in years gone by when it was extremely difficult for artistes. To get their products, music, poetry, art or anything el
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Women in Arts on SLR Radiowith DJ BWA – Thursday’s – –

Your Chance to broadcast your art live on a UK Radio Station

Click on SLR Radio to see the kind of audience we reach in the world and listen live

Got something you want to SHOUT about, want to be interviewed, advertise your event or products?  Call 07939 13 94 35 

Reggae Fraternity

Reggae Fraternity UK’s (RFUK) mission is to promote, support and facilitate reggae artists and musicians in the UK and to seek out ways to encourage the ethical conduct and professionalism of practitioners within the UK reggae industry.


Reggae Fraternity UK aim to:


    • Safeguard the interests of UK reggae artists and musicians concerned with the development, performance and promotion of reggae music in the UK;
    • Provide information, advice, support, coaching and mentoring for UK reggae artists and musicians;
    • Collaborate with music industry service providers and support organisations in order to develop both long-term and sustainable partnerships that can advance the development of the UK reggae industry;
    • Be recognised as one of the official support organisations for UK reggae artists and musicians by sponsoring and hosting regular meetings, seminars and music events for the benefit of UK reggae industry professionals. 


ORAL HISTORY TRAINING - As an Oral History Interviewer you will benefit from an informative specialist induction and:-
Receive training from an Oral History Society specialist, covering the ethics and uses of oral history, as well as guidance on using digital recording equipment

Training will take place over three full days.

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