The International Black Literature Festival and Book Fair – Founded in 2008 and had its first international Festival as part of the Bi-centenary Commemoration of the the Parliamentary Abolition of the Slave Trade by the UK government.  It attracted international speakers from the Caribbean, Africa, United States and Canada as well as local and National speakers and was held at the prestigious conference rooms of the The Emirates, Arsenal Football Grounds in North London.  It has continued to organise this festival annually and is growing from strength to strength.