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Events in October

Thu 21st October

BHM: Black Music Parties, Power & Discrimination of London's Past
1st October 12:01am - 24th October 11:59pm
The Horniman Museum, Lewisham
It was only in 2008 the police stopped asking event organisers which ethnic groups they were expecting to attend. Before then, it could be hard for venues to put on Black music events, find out about the amazing hidden histories that came from it...
BHM: Feeding Black - Community, Power & Place
1st October 12:01am - 31st October 11:59pm
Museum of London Docklands
Curious about the ties between community, food and culture? ‘Feeding Black’, a free exhibition curated by Aleema Gray, looks into the pivotal role of food in African and Caribbean businesses in south- east London.
BHM: 60 Years On: The legacy of Martin Luther King’s first London sermon
2pm - 9pm
Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church 235 Shaftesbury Ave City of London WC2H 8EP
Martin Luther King preached in London for the first time on the 29th October 1961. 60 years after Dr King preached his first London sermon, this event explores the ongoing significance of his message for the UK
Alumnight
5pm - 7pm
The Courtyard
CUSU brings you the first ever Alumnight event! This is a chance for you to meet CUSU Graduates hear about their experiences and network gaining employabaility advice
Still life drawing
6pm - 8pm
Technology Park,Cv1 2TU
The event is about still life drawing . We will have different objects to look and draw. We also recommend members to bring your own objects for adding more colours to the event.
Talent Team Employability Event
6pm - 8pm
Microsoft Teams
BHM: In conversation with Sophie Williams
6:30pm - 8pm
Online
Sophie Williams is a TED Speaker, leading anti-racism advocate and author of Anti Racist Ally and Millennial Black. Sophie will explore how we can make space for racially marginalised people and how small conversations can spark big change.
3D PRINTING CAD SESSION
7pm - 9pm
Engineering Building (The building with hexagons plastered all over the windows) : Room EC1-01
Next Thursday We are finally hosting our taster academic social where we will be playing around with Autodesk 123D AND 3D Printing something special for you to take home!
Quiz Night!!
7pm - 9pm
George Elliot
Come and join us for an enlightening quiz night
Golden Circle
8pm - 2am
Ivy House

Fri 22nd October

BHM: Black Music Parties, Power & Discrimination of London's Past
1st October 12:01am - 24th October 11:59pm
The Horniman Museum, Lewisham
It was only in 2008 the police stopped asking event organisers which ethnic groups they were expecting to attend. Before then, it could be hard for venues to put on Black music events, find out about the amazing hidden histories that came from it...
BHM: Feeding Black - Community, Power & Place
1st October 12:01am - 31st October 11:59pm
Museum of London Docklands
Curious about the ties between community, food and culture? ‘Feeding Black’, a free exhibition curated by Aleema Gray, looks into the pivotal role of food in African and Caribbean businesses in south- east London.
Golden Circle
8pm - 2am
Ivy House
BHM: East End Women’s Museum presents Black Women in East London
10am - 4pm
5 Barking Wharf Square
Discover fascinating Black women from east London, such as Phillis Wheatley, the first published Black woman poet, and Annie Brewster, one of the earliest identified nurses of African descent working in London, and share your own stories.
BSL Café
11:45am - 12:45pm
Online
The BSL Café is back! It is a FANTASTIC opportunity for you to learn some sign language skills and make friends!
Anime and Manga Meet-Up
6pm - 9pm
GE403
Movie Night
7:30pm - 10:30pm
Odeon, Coventry
Join us for a mythic and emotional journey to watch the movie Dune on 22nd October!

Sat 23rd October

BHM: Black Music Parties, Power & Discrimination of London's Past
1st October 12:01am - 24th October 11:59pm
The Horniman Museum, Lewisham
It was only in 2008 the police stopped asking event organisers which ethnic groups they were expecting to attend. Before then, it could be hard for venues to put on Black music events, find out about the amazing hidden histories that came from it...
BHM: Feeding Black - Community, Power & Place
1st October 12:01am - 31st October 11:59pm
Museum of London Docklands
Curious about the ties between community, food and culture? ‘Feeding Black’, a free exhibition curated by Aleema Gray, looks into the pivotal role of food in African and Caribbean businesses in south- east London.
Parkrun
9am - 10am
War Memorial Park
Coventry Parkrun
Anime Film Festival Birmingham
noon - 10pm
Millenium Point Birmingham (Curzon St, Birmingham B4 7XG)
BHM: River Tour - The Thames's Black History
2pm - 5pm
Temple Pier Victoria Embankment London WC2R 2NS
3 hour cruise along the Thames from Temple to Greenwich and back showing the thousands of years of African/Caribbean history on display.
BHM: ARTiculate the journey
5pm - 9pm
Everyone Everyday: The Warehouse, 47 Thames Road, Barking IG11 0HQ
Take part in an interactive and social painting event exploring the theme of ‘Journey’ this Black History Month! Vibe to music, get inspired with some spoken word, and have some fun painting and discussing the journey taken by Black people

Sun 24th October

BHM: Black Music Parties, Power & Discrimination of London's Past
1st October 12:01am - 24th October 11:59pm
The Horniman Museum, Lewisham
It was only in 2008 the police stopped asking event organisers which ethnic groups they were expecting to attend. Before then, it could be hard for venues to put on Black music events, find out about the amazing hidden histories that came from it...
BHM: Feeding Black - Community, Power & Place
1st October 12:01am - 31st October 11:59pm
Museum of London Docklands
Curious about the ties between community, food and culture? ‘Feeding Black’, a free exhibition curated by Aleema Gray, looks into the pivotal role of food in African and Caribbean businesses in south- east London.
Introduction to Warhammer
4pm - 8pm
The Hub - Meeting Rooms 1 & 2
Interested in getting into Warhammer? Whether you're a complete beginner or just looking to brush up on your skills, come along to our introduction session to get a taste of everything Warhammer has to offer!

Mon 25th October

BHM: Feeding Black - Community, Power & Place
1st October 12:01am - 31st October 11:59pm
Museum of London Docklands
Curious about the ties between community, food and culture? ‘Feeding Black’, a free exhibition curated by Aleema Gray, looks into the pivotal role of food in African and Caribbean businesses in south- east London.
Vygo Mentoring
noon - 1pm
Hub Meeting Rooms
Come along to the Mentoring sessions on 25th and 28th October 2021 to find out...
Enhancing Equity and Diversity with CUSU
2pm - 3pm
Virtual
Coventry University Students’ Union are engaged in numerous equity and diversity projects. Join this session to find out more about the work we do, the impact it has and how you can get involved.
Discovering yourself at University
3pm - 4pm
Virtual
University is the ideal place to discover yourself. You can get involved with activities you are passionate about and plot a career trajectory.
Skating Sessions
8pm - 10pm
Planet Ice

Tue 26th October

BHM: Feeding Black - Community, Power & Place
1st October 12:01am - 31st October 11:59pm
Museum of London Docklands
Curious about the ties between community, food and culture? ‘Feeding Black’, a free exhibition curated by Aleema Gray, looks into the pivotal role of food in African and Caribbean businesses in south- east London.
Your ticket to a Global Career - Global themed opportunities
10am - 11am
Virtual
There’s no better time for you to open the door of international opportunities than during your student journey.
An Audience With Coventry University Senior Leadership
10:30am - 12:30pm
SquareOne and Online
Make sure your voice is heard by university decision makers
Digital Nomads: How you can work and travel
2pm - 3pm
Virtual
Have you ever dreamt about travelling around the world and getting paid? What about combining that with an incredible community of minded adventurous people?
BHM: LGBTQ+ Thought Leaders: Challenging public perceptions ft. Dr Ronx
5pm - 6:15pm
Online
Dr Ronx is an emergency medicine doctor, a TV presenter ('Is Covid Racist?'), advocate & activist and inspirational speaker - that's just the tip of the iceberg, and they do it with their own very special flavour!
BHM Colonial Countryside: Exploring LBBD Manor Houses
7pm - 8:30pm
Online
Eastbury Manor House and Valence House were once country houses with farmed estates. On the publication of new historic research, this talk will explore previous owners’ and tenants’ connections to colonial activity and the transatlantic slave trade.

Wed 27th October

BHM: Feeding Black - Community, Power & Place
1st October 12:01am - 31st October 11:59pm
Museum of London Docklands
Curious about the ties between community, food and culture? ‘Feeding Black’, a free exhibition curated by Aleema Gray, looks into the pivotal role of food in African and Caribbean businesses in south- east London.
Transferable skills of being a Rep
10am - 11am
Virtual
Being a course rep at university equips you with the requisite skills that will enable you to thrive in the workplace. Find out more in this session.
Skating Sessions
1pm - 4pm
Planet Ice
How to Volunteer with CUSU and Boost your Employability
2pm - 3pm
Virtual
Volunteering is one of the most reliable pathways to getting workplace ready and developing yourself.
Society Committee Mixer
6pm - 8pm
THE COURTYARD: The HUB, Coventry University, Priory Street, CV1 5QP
Network with Society Committee Members across CUSU!
BHM Trace Your African & Caribbean Roots
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Finsbury Library 245 St John St London EC1V 4NB
Trailblazing family historian Paul Crooks pioneered research into African Caribbean genealogy during the 1990s. He traced his family history from London, back 6 generations, to ancestors captured on the West African coast.

Thu 28th October

BHM: Feeding Black - Community, Power & Place
1st October 12:01am - 31st October 11:59pm
Museum of London Docklands
Curious about the ties between community, food and culture? ‘Feeding Black’, a free exhibition curated by Aleema Gray, looks into the pivotal role of food in African and Caribbean businesses in south- east London.
Vygo Mentoring
noon - 1pm
Teams
Come along to the Mentoring sessions on 25th and 28th October 2021 to find out...
Decorate a tote bag and donate to breast cancer awareness month
3pm - 5pm
Upstairs in the Hub, The Cafeteria
We are doing a design your own tote bag in the Hub for a small donation of £5 made when buying a ticket. Come along, get creative and support a great cause!
Selling your Postgraduate Skills to an Employer
4pm - 5pm
Virtual
This session will focus on the transferable skills learnt during a postgraduate degree, and how these can be beneficial to employers outside of the HE sector.
BHM: COVID and disproportionality and what does it mean for health disparities moving forward?
28th October 5:30pm - 29th October 7pm
Online
Professor Kevin Fenton - London's Regional Director of Public Health & statutory advisor to the Mayor of London and the London Assembly talks about COVID-19 and it's disproportional effects on different communities health.

Fri 29th October

BHM: Feeding Black - Community, Power & Place
1st October 12:01am - 31st October 11:59pm
Museum of London Docklands
Curious about the ties between community, food and culture? ‘Feeding Black’, a free exhibition curated by Aleema Gray, looks into the pivotal role of food in African and Caribbean businesses in south- east London.
BSL Café
11:45am - 12:45pm
Online
The BSL Café is back! It is a FANTASTIC opportunity for you to learn some sign language skills and make friends!
Anime and Manga Meet-Up
6pm - 9pm
GE403

Sat 30th October

BHM: Feeding Black - Community, Power & Place
1st October 12:01am - 31st October 11:59pm
Museum of London Docklands
Curious about the ties between community, food and culture? ‘Feeding Black’, a free exhibition curated by Aleema Gray, looks into the pivotal role of food in African and Caribbean businesses in south- east London.
Parkrun
9am - 10am
War Memorial Park
Coventry Parkrun

Sun 31st October

BHM: Feeding Black - Community, Power & Place
1st October 12:01am - 31st October 11:59pm
Museum of London Docklands
Curious about the ties between community, food and culture? ‘Feeding Black’, a free exhibition curated by Aleema Gray, looks into the pivotal role of food in African and Caribbean businesses in south- east London.

Mon 1st November

COVENTRY GIRLS NIGHT IN
1st November 4pm - 2nd November 4am
Demand action from coventry bars, clubs and pubs in response to the recent rise in spiking incidents, by boycotting all nights out on Monday the 1st of November.
Skating Sessions
8pm - 10pm
Planet Ice

Tue 2nd November

COVENTRY GIRLS NIGHT IN
1st November 4pm - 2nd November 4am
Demand action from coventry bars, clubs and pubs in response to the recent rise in spiking incidents, by boycotting all nights out on Monday the 1st of November.

Wed 3rd November

In Conversation With Mechanical, Aerospace & Automotive Engineering: Faculty of Engineering, Environment and Computing
10am - 11:30am
EC1-29 Engineering and Computing Building CV1 2JH
Your chance to get your voice heard!
Employability Coffee and Meet
11am - 1pm
The Courtyard
The Employability team are hosting a coffee and meet and is a great chance for you to meet the team, asking any questions you may have and you can enjoy a slice of cake!
In Conversation With School of Economics, Finance and Accounting: Faculty of Business and Law
1pm - 2pm
Room 330 William Morris CV1 5DL
Your chance to get your voice heard!
Skating Sessions
1pm - 4pm
Planet Ice
In Conversation With Energy, Construction and Environment: Faculty of Engineering, Environment and Computing
2pm - 3:30pm
Room 24, Ground Floor, Engineering and Computing Building CV1 2JH
Your chance to get your voice heard!
Mental Health and Wellbeing Focus Group
2:30pm - 3pm
Meeting Room 2 (1.48), The Hub
Join the conversation and have your say on the mental health and wellbeing services offered at University.
Puppy Yoga
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Square One, The Hub
Yoga + puppy cuddles = the ultimate way to relax.

Thu 4th November

In Conversation With Computing, Electronics and Mathematics: Faculty of Engineering, Environment and Computing
1:30pm - 3pm
Room 26 Engineering and Computing Building CV1 2JH
Your chance to get your voice heard!
Skating Sessions
8pm - 10pm
Planet Ice
Ice Skating session every Monday at the Planet Ice! Bring your skates and see you there!

Fri 5th November

BSL Café
11:45am - 12:45pm
Online
The BSL Café is back! It is a FANTASTIC opportunity for you to learn some sign language skills and make friends!
Anime and Manga Meet-Up
6pm - 9pm
GE403
Ice-skating social
8pm - 10pm
Planet Ice Coventry
Join us for a fun ice-skating social in November!

Sat 6th November

Parkrun
9am - 10am
War Memorial Park
Coventry Parkrun

Mon 8th November

Skating Sessions
8pm - 10pm
Planet Ice

Wed 10th November

In Conversation With International Centre for Transformational Entrepreneurship: Faculty of Business and Law
11am - noon
Room 330 William Morris CV1 5DL
Your chance to get your voice heard!
Skating Sessions
1pm - 4pm
Planet Ice

Fri 12th November

Hog Friendly Litter Pick
11am - 12:30pm
Around Campus
Join us to support our Hedgehog friendly litter pick around campus, its a great way to get to know campus and meet new friends too. All equipment will be provided.
BSL Café
11:45am - 12:45pm
Online
The BSL Café is back! It is a FANTASTIC opportunity for you to learn some sign language skills and make friends!
Anime and Manga Meet-Up
6pm - 9pm
GE403
BHM: Marvel - Stan Lee's Black History
6:30pm - 8:45pm
Online
Stan Lee of Marvel comics often used used his characters and stories as commentaries on personal development, morals, US politics and Civil rights struggles. He also borrowed from Greek, Roman and African mythology to create his comic universes.

Sat 13th November

Warwickshire Classic 2021
13th November midnight - 14th November midnight
Rugby
The first tournament of the year for us being hosted by Warwick Uni at Bar 8 in Rugby. We plan to send two strong teams to this with the hope of bringing back some silverware.
Parkrun
9am - 10am
War Memorial Park
Coventry Parkrun

Mon 15th November

Skating Sessions
8pm - 10pm
Planet Ice

Wed 17th November

In Conversation With School of Strategy and Leadership: Faculty of Business and Law
11am - noon
Room 330 William Morris CV1 5DL
Your chance to get your voice heard!
Skating Sessions
1pm - 4pm
Planet Ice

Thu 18th November

In Conversation with Humanities
11am - noon
RC322
Got questions you want to ask your school leadership team? Check out your school's "In conversation with" sessions!

Fri 19th November

BSL Café
11:45am - 12:45pm
Online
The BSL Café is back! It is a FANTASTIC opportunity for you to learn some sign language skills and make friends!
Anime and Manga Meet-Up
6pm - 9pm
GE403

Sat 20th November

Northampton Open 2021
20th November midnight - 21st November midnight
Northampton
Parkrun
9am - 10am
War Memorial Park
Coventry Parkrun
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