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ULU to host debate on 2007 Abolition commemorations

January 13, 2007 by · Leave a Comment 

University of London Union is to how a debate on the 2007 Abolition of the Transatlantic Slave Trade, on Mondon 22nd January in London. The debate is to be chaired by founder of Every Generation Media and the 100 great Black Britons campaign, Cllr Patrick Vernon. Read more

Rasmus – Ethopian Christmas

January 7, 2007 by · 4 Comments 

The 7th January is popularly known as Rasmus. It is the Ethopian Christmas and is celebrated within the Rastafarian religion.

The day is celebrated with the coming together for reasoning (discussions on spiritual matters), drumming, singing and dancing.

Sudan Independence Day

January 1, 2007 by · Leave a Comment 

Flag of SudanSudan achieved independence this day in 1948. Independence was gained in 1956 from Britain and Egypt.

Currently there is a hugh humanitarian crisis within this large ol producer that has prompted groups such as Amnesty International and Human rights watch to lobby governments and the UN to intervene to prevent the ongoing killings in Darfur.

Cameroonian Independence Day

January 1, 2007 by · Leave a Comment 

Cameroon FlagIndependence for Cameroon was on this day in 1960. Although two-thirds of Northern Cameroon opted to join Nigeria in 1961, French Cameroon opted to join the Republic of Cameroon to form the Federal Republic of Cameroon.

At the time of World War I, Cameroon was officially a German colony, however it was split amongst the French and the British as spoils of war following Germany’s defeat.

OneNess & AmeN NoiR (BKS) Presents The Annual 2007 Spoken Word @ Kwanzaa Showcase

December 30, 2006 by · Leave a Comment 

Dec 30, 2006 – CLAPHAM COMMON LONDON – NELSON’S ROW

OneNess & AmeN NoiR (BKS) Presents The Annual 2007 SPOKEN WORD @ KWANZAA SHOWCASE @ Nelson’s Row High Street Clapham Clapham Common London SW4 7JR

A night of edutainment and information. Kwanzaa presentation by Twilight & Anita Bey[Social Solutions inst]

Delivering a breakdown on ‘What is Kwanzaa?’ Feat – AmeN NoiR, OneNess, ShakaRa, TuggS.T.A.R, FLOetic Lara, J’Nay & Mama Sol El Crisis, Kat Francois, Mosaic & Makeda, with comedy by The Prophet Kwaku.

  • Doors: 7pm
  • Show: 7:30pm-11pm
  • Entry: £5 adults/£4 cons/£3 children

More info: 07976 242 796

Please note Bambooo is not responsible for this event. Listing provided as part of our event listing service. Please contact organisers for futher details if you intend to attend

Afrika Bantu Saturday School presents 1st Kwanzaa Celebration – Dec 28, 2006

December 28, 2006 by · 1 Comment 

Dec 28, 2006 – TULSE HILL LONDON – St MARTINS COMMUNITY CENTRE

@ St Martins Community Centre
Abbots Park St Martins Estate
Tulse Hill London SW2 3PW
Feat: AmeN NoiR & BEST KEPT SECRET+more
Time: 4-9pm
£FREE. Donations welcome.
More info: 07950 903 503

Please note Bambooo is not responsible for this event. Listing provided as part of our event listing service. Please contact organisers for futher details if you intend to attend.

Afterglow blu presents: The Blu Sessions

December 13, 2006 by · Leave a Comment 

Iconic Rare Groove Classics peformed live by Slo burn, our house band, led by Justin Pickett. Featuring resident artists fola, Randolph Matthews and Marcia Escoffery…come shake U foot to music you know and love. Read more

Mamartvision presents Creative Storm

December 1, 2006 by · Leave a Comment 

Friday 1st Dec @’ The Crib’ Upper Street in Islington.

It will be an evening dedicated to creative people of ethnic origin. A chance to acknowledge the positive impact the ethnic community do and can make to Islington. A chance to net work buy and sell crafts and listen to inspirational speakers and musicians.

for more information check out www.mamartvision.com

Does Regeneration need re-generating?

November 20, 2006 by · Leave a Comment 

A forthcoming series of seminars presented by Goldsmith’s Centre for Urban and Community Research (CUCR) will look at London’s regeneration initiatives and assess it’s impact on the BME communities in the immediate and surrounding areas. The first of these half day seminars is to be held at the Laban Center, Creekside, Deptford on Wednesday 22nd November from 2pm – 4.30pm. Read more

Kulture2Couture: by design

November 18, 2006 by · Leave a Comment 

aims1.jpgEstablished by the Mayor in partnership with Creative London to celebrate, acknowledge and promote the creativity and talent of London’s African and Caribbean fashion, jewellery and textile designers, over 3,000 people attended Kulture2Couture last year. Now in its new home at the V&A Museum, Londoners can once again enjoy breathtaking fashion shows, workshops and seminars – all about fashion and all about style!

Saturday 18 – Sunday 19 November 2006
11am – 6pm
V&A Museum, London SW7 2RL
Admission: FREE (booking essential)
Ticket hotline: 020 7942 2211 (9am – 5.30pm, seven days a week)
Textphone: 020 7942 2002
Email: bookings.office@vam.ac.uk

Further background and information about the event and the organisation behind it can be found at their website kulture2couture.com.

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