In celebration of

Christian Frederick Cole's 169th birthday

Join me on Monday 19th April at 7.00 pm for a FREE screening of my short film and Q&A to mark Cole's birthday and acknowledge his historic achievements

James Arthur Harley 

I am delighted to feature as part of the Antigua and Barbuda High Commission film, screened on the Antiguan Broadcasting Service, to celebrate their 39th Anniversary of Independence, speaking about the Antiguan scholar James Arthur Harley. (53:20)

The story of England's first black barrister

1883.  A black man enters the Central Criminal Court (The Old Bailey), stands in front of the Judge, Sir Thomas Chambers, assured and forthright. He delivers an eloquent plea on behalf of the defendant.

Wednesday 21st October 6.30 pm - 7.30 pm


Black History Lecture for Hertford College 

I am delighted to deliver the Black History Month Lecture at Hertford College.

We Were Here!

The lecture will explore the path, structural racism, and barriers navigated by several African scholars, who came to the University, studied, and succeeded.


Virtual tours for Black History Month 

Four Themed Virtual Walking Tours launched

I am delighted to announce the launch of four themed Black Oxford virtual walking tours. Further details can be found under the tab of the online programme page 

Dictionary of African Biography 

I am delighted to announce that my biographical profiles for Kofoworola Moore and Christian Frederick Cole are now entries in the Dictionary of African Biography.

Online lecture programme launched 

The first lecture in the programme

Following in the footsteps of

James Arthur Harley

BBC History magazine


Read  about Christian  Frederick Cole, England's first black barrister in April's issue 


I am delighted to unveil the photograph of Kofoworola Moore, the university's first African women student, with

Professor Louise Richardson,

Vice-Chancellor, University of Oxford, and Dame Elish Angiolini, Principal,

St Hugh’s College, the University of Oxford.

The unveiling of

  Kofoworola Moore photograph at

St Hugh's College



I am delighted to deliver the keynote lecture on the 10th March in the Morden Hall, St Hugh's College,  preceded by the unveiling of a picture featuring Lady Ademola during her visit to St Hugh’s College in 1937 

The Life of Kofoworola Moore



The images are now on the portfolio page/Christian Cole film. Click on the adjacent image to go to the page

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The launch of the film England's first black barrister  

at the

Old Bailey 



We are delighted to announce The Old Bailey will host the London screening of our film Christian Frederick Cole - England's first black barrister.

The Old Bailey to host




       We are delighted to announce the screening of our film               Christian Frederick Cole – The story of England’s first black barrister at University College, Oxford on Wednesday 29th January 2020.