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Black History Month Celebration

Monday 17th of October 2022 18:15

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Middle Temple Hall


18:15 ~ Doors open
18:30 ~ Panel session and Q&A
19:30 ~ Musical performance
19:45 ~ Networking - Food & drinks served

Event Details


This event is hybrid: taking place in person AND will be streamed live. This page is for tickets to attend IN PERSON. To book a ticket to attend online CLICK HERE. We will not be able to admit anyone in person with an online ticket.

The event is run by the Middle Temple Young Barristers Association and Middle Temple Students Association, to celebrate Black History Month.

Please join the MTYBA and MTSA for another memorable Black History Month celebration.

This will be a panel event, followed by a question and answer section and networking. Our speakers will share about their own personal journeys and careers at the bar, the pioneering work they have done regarding diversity, and the significance of Black History Month to them. We will have music, food, networking and much more!

The esteemed panel will feature:

Students and transferring lawyers need to attend the whole event in order to claim a Qualifying Session.

Who can Attend

Students/Hall Members/Benchers: Guests welcome, maximum 2 per member.

Members of other Inns and those invited by MTSA/MTYBA are also welcome. See the booking information.

Dietary Requirements

Qualifying Session Details

Click here to see details of the QS Requirements and how to be credited with the QS for this session

Learning Outcomes:

After this session, students should be able to:

  • Describe barriers to diversity and equality at the Bar.
  • Describe the initatives that promote inclusivity

Links to the Professional Statement, wider workings of the Bar, administration of justice or a public interest matter

  • 1.1

Click here to view the BSB's Professional Statement

QS Feedback

If you have any feedback on a QS you have attended or have any suggestions for future sessions, please contact the education department on

Bookings and Cancellations

Members of the Inn can buy tickets online by clicking ‘Add to Cart’.  Please note that you must log in to book (if you have not yet created a log-in please register first).  Alternatively you can buy tickets from the Treasury Office by calling 020 7427 4800.

Non-members can book via Eventbrite

Unless the event sells out earlier, booking will close at 13:00 on 17 October.


Where we have a waiting list we will offer your ticket to someone else, so please do cancel your ticket if you are no longer able to attend by emailing

Click here to view our Bookings and Cancellation Policies

Disabled Access and Support

If you have questions about accessibility at the Inn or if you would like to request support, please email Laura Hacon.

The Inn is committed to improving access to all its services and encourages members to get in touch with suggestions and feedback on how we can improve. If you feel your experience using the website or attending one of our events could be improved, please email Laura. Your suggestions will be treated in the strictest confidence.

Data Protection & Photography

Please be aware that photography, audio and video recording may take place at our events. These may be used for promotional purposes by the Inn, including in printed publications, on our website, and on our social media accounts. If you do not wish to have your photograph taken or to have images of you used, please alert the EducationTeam at the start of the event. We are unable to guarantee that you will not be included in the background of photographs that are being taken. Contact: 020 7427 4800,

All personal data that the Inn stores and processes is held in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018 and the Inn’s Data Protection Policy. You can ask the Inn to stop using your images at any time, or request to see the personal data that the Inn holds on you. For more information please visit the Data Protection page

Times and details for this event are subject to change. Please check this webpage for the most up to date information.