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Radiate Black History Month (BHM) Festival 2018

  • Lewisham Village Lewisham Retail Park Laompit Vale London, SE13 7RZ England (map)

Wanda Nation Brings a Brand New Black History Month Festival to the London Diary

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On Sunday 4 November 2018, from 11am – 11pm this one day festival will be held at a brand new cultural hub & afro-perspective arts space called ‘Lewisham Village’.

This festival will be a day of colourful expression, cultural connection, inspiration & vibrancy. We'll be exploring topical issues & sharing thoughts in our day conference, sharing alternative versions of black history, talking ideas for progress, browsing the crafts market, eating good food & hanging out around the rum lounge with new friends. When the lights go down we'll be getting down to party shaking ‘2 foot with half a hip’ & holding a whine with nice vibes in our evening Festival Party.

This event will also see the pre-launch of our newly formed charitable ‘Radiate Foundation’ which has been created to celebrate black excellence and support the ongoing interests of our Caribbean, African and Creole speaking communities in the UK.

All the family is welcome & it will be a wonderful big celebration.

Day Schedule:

Day Festival (Conference, Community Forum, Workshops, Talks, Performances, Screenings)

Radiate Foundation Pre-Launch

Festival Party & Live Music Jam - Music Policy: Tropical Vibes, Tribal/Afro/Soulful House, Soul R&B, Party Classics, Jazzy beats

What to Expect:

  • Workshops - Dance, Music, Vision Boarding, Black History, Art Expression, Creative Writing, Solo Travel Exploring, Legacy Planning, Career Changing, Head Wrapping, Family Roots & more

  • Knowledge Space

  • Interest Hubs - Barbershop Talk, Sister Circle, Style Space

  • The Academy (Hosted by Manhood Academy)

  • Film Screenings

  • Art Exhibition

*Please note that some workshops may include a small charge to cover the cost of materials

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