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.
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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...
From our local black community and inspirational poem readings.
A film by Andy Delaney, a Film maker from Leigh-on-Sea.
A film part of Forgotten Black Essex (2018) by Elsa James.
A spoken word performance by this local 14 year old artist.
Still I rise
A peice from the Maya Angelou Collection by local Creative Artist Josephine Melville.
Inspirational street art in Southend Highstreet.
Including Jollof rice, Jerk Chicken and Curried Goat.
Black Health Matters
With Everyone Health
Mental Health Talk
With Southend’s local AMP (approved mental health professional) Manager.
Want to learn how to play the drums using your body and home essentials? Join us for a free session with @brazilarte.
Drum and Base Fightklub session
With Thai Fit London – No equipment needed
Voices for Change
By Southend for Black Lives Matter.
Imagining a New Future
An activity for all ages produced by Focal Point Gallery
African History for teachers
With Agile Studios
Celebrating Chad Chatizembgwa
And how he has played abig part in your local community
BLACK HISTORY MONTH ZONE
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.
Information and guidance from local and national services for you and your family.