Exhibitions and resources for Black History Month

26 Sep 2018 / News

FURD has several exhibitions suitable for Black History Month activities available for hire:

World War 1 and 2 Muslim Victoria Cross holders (c. 2012)

Refugee Footballers in Britain (2012) A nine panel exhibition featuring footballers from a refugee background who have played in Britain from the 1940s to the present day. The exhibition includes background information about some of the reasons why people have sought refuge, including wars and conflicts. We also have an online version at the link below.

The Arthur Wharton Story (the first black professional footballer) (2013) We also have an accompanying film, comic, booklet, archive material and lesson plans - please enquire for details.

South African Footballers in Britain (2010) (with accompanying research paper)

1001 Muslim Inventions (c. 2012)

Pioneers, Past Masters and Future Challenges (c.2007) 12 x A2 (42cm x 59.4cm) laminated posters, looking at the history of BME footballers and faith and gender in relation to football (produced by Kick It Out, with accompanying education pack)

History of Black Footballers (c. 1999)

Out of Africa (c. 2013) African footballers' contribution to professional football in the UK (with accompanying documentary film and educational activities)

The first four listed above were written and produced by FURD; the second four were produced by other organisations.

The exhibitions are just one part of our unique Resources and Information Centre, which also contains a unique collection of books, films, magazines and other resources on the subjects close to our heart - sport, equality and community cohesion. To find out more, follow the link below, send us an enquiry or come and have a look round - most of our physical resources can be borrowed.