Celebrate Black History Month, 17 Oct 2019

Celebrate Black History Month with this fantastic event organised by Sydenham School PTA.

Adults £5 Student £2

Hosted by Barbara Gray, Mayoress of Lewisham, the evening will feature 12 inspirational women, men and young people of African and African-Caribbean heritage talking for five minutes each about their field of expertise.

Music from Beats of Polynesia sharing vibrant rhythms and culture of the Pacific Islands.

Rum punch, mocktails, jerk chicken, rice and peas, vegan stew.

Panellists include:

  • Moïse Roche PhD Researcher at University College London, Division of Psychiatry
  • Jacqueline Esimaje-Heath Land, Acquisitions and Planning Director
  • Peju Fabunmi Development Management Consultant at Cobalt
  • Rosalyn Springer Social and Economic Regeneration Officer
  • Angie Brown Singer/Songwriter
  • Dr Tara Young Lecturer in Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Sam Walker Former Director of the Black Cultural Archives
  • Abiola Morris-Walker Student at Sydenham School
  • Genevieve Ampaduh Social and Digital Marketing Consultant
  • Nike Ajijola Deputy Young Mayor of Lewisham
  • Carol King Midwife
  • David Neita Lawyer and Poet

All proceeds go towards improving the facilities at Sydenham School.

Suitable for ages 11+

Hi @AliceR, welcome to the forum and thanks for sharing. Since this relates to Sydenham I’d recommend also posting it on our Sydenham forum https://se26.life and we’ll share on our social channels.

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Great, will do, thanks.

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