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Celebration of Black Lives

Launching 10am, Saturday 24th October 2020

Throughout October, One Southend is celebrating Black History Month. We’ll be adding useful resources and activities for you and the family to take part in throughout the month.

Plus, as a highlight, Southend Youth Council are hosting a virtual event including workshops, guest speakers and more on the 24th October.

Learn more about Southend Youth Council here.

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CELEBRATION OF BLACK LIVES - Launching 10am, Saturday 24th October 2020 - A full day of activities for the whole family to take part in. Here's what's planned so far...

10:00

Personal Journeys

From our local black community and inspirational poem readings.

10:15

Alone Together

A film by Andy Delaney, a Film maker from Leigh-on-Sea.

10:25

Princess Dinubolu

A film part of Forgotten Black Essex (2018) by Elsa James.

10:35

Carrissa Baxter

A spoken word performance by this local 14 year old artist.

10:45

Still I rise

A peice from the Maya Angelou Collection by local Creative Artist Josephine Melville.

11:00

Brave Arts

Inspirational street art in Southend Highstreet.

12:00

Cooking Demonstrations

Including Jollof rice, Jerk Chicken and Curried Goat.

12:30

Black Health Matters

With Everyone Health

12:30

Mental Health Talk

With Southend’s local AMP (approved mental health professional) Manager.

13:00

Body Drums

Want to learn how to play the drums using your body and home essentials? Join us for a free session with @brazilarte.

14:00

Drum and Base Fightklub session

With Thai Fit London – No equipment needed

15:00

Voices for Change

By Southend for Black Lives Matter.

16:00

Imagining a New Future

An activity for all ages produced by Focal Point Gallery

16:20

African History for teachers

With Agile Studios

16:25

Celebrating Chad Chatizembgwa

And how he has played abig part in your local community

17:00

Live Quiz with Ashley J & Tee-J and YMCA

Winners receive a meal from Dub Kitchen specialising in Caribbean meals.

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To celebrate Black History Month, we’ve created
a zone where you can find useful resources and activities for you and the family to take part in. We’ll be adding to this throughout the month, so don’t forget to check back in.

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