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Celebrate Black History Month, 17 Oct, 2019

8 Oct '19

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.[/php]

All proceeds go towards improving the facilities at Sydenham School.

Suitable for ages 11+
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