Festivals, stories, crafts, dance and costumes that profile the traditions of African and Caribbean communities will feature at a range of events.
Libraries will also host events portraying black heritage and culture through poetry, story readings, live performances and music workshops, with visits from children's TV presenter Floella Benjamin, musician Alexander D Great and writer Sandra Agard.Cutbacks..? What cutbacks?
Councillor Vidhi Mohan, cabinet member for communities and economic development, adds: "Croydon has one of the country’s most diverse populations and has a vibrant African and Caribbean culture.
"It is something we celebrate all year round…"Yes, the whole world has seen just how Croydon's natives celebrate their cultural heritage...