Descendants Evening Event
Black History Month is a fantastic opportunity to celebrate the myriad of contributions Black people have made to our country and to London. Sadiq Kahn, Mayor of London blackhistorymonth.org.uk Aptly timed to coincide with UK Black History Month, who better for DESCENDANTS to celebrate the life and honour the achievements […]

An Evening With Descendants


Junior Runs For Descendants!
He did it!                           We are all so proud of Junior for completing the Parallel London 1K Event earlier this month. The race might be over, but we are still collecting donations, with proceeds going to support Descendants. […]

Well Done Junior! £1600 and Still Counting…


Heroes and Sheroes September 2016
New Project Alert! Starting this Friday, 9th September, we will focus on the heroes and sheroes who have left a legacy behind for the next generation. Community Room 1 2nd Floor Everyone Active Acton W3 6NE £2  per child per session For children aged 4-16 More to follow…

09.09.16: new Heroes – and Sheroes! – will rise…



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Before we all get too carried away enjoying the August sunshine… or staying up late to watch the Olympics (guilty!), here are  few key dates to add to diary ready for the new term at Descendants.  This September Descendants celebrates 23 years since it was established. I’m sure you will all agree that […]

Dates For Your Diary!


Please Sponsor Junior
Click here to sponsor Junior!!! On Sunday, 4th September Descendants will be out in force to support our very own Junior!   11-year old Jacquam – or Junior, as we know him! – will be participating in a charity run to help raise some much-needed funds for Descendants. Junior, who is […]

Please Sponsor Junior!!!


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New Project Alert!!! From Friday 15th April, join us for our new interactive project, ‘Making Music’. There’ll be singing, instrument-playing and musical exploration! Sessions are from  6-8pm and will cost £2. We look forward to seeing – and hearing! – you there.

Making Music!



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Join us for a new arts & crafts project ‘Designed and Made by Us’, Fridays from 8th January 2016. All items made by the children will be sold at our craft market in February!

‘Designed and Made by Us’ Project


Contact Group
The Dr John Roberts CBE Q.C Achievement Awards ceremony was established in 2005, by Margaret Noel founder of Descendants. Margaret was inspired by her sister Kim Noel, who unexpectedly passed away in 2004, aged 35. Kim always continued to ‘Aim higher’ even after having a mental health breakdown. The awards recognise […]

11th Annual Achievement Awards


Talking Drums
Our next project this year will be ‘Talking Drums – A Taste of Africa’. With the team at Jembe Explosion and in association with the Conscious project, this 4-week activity will give children aged 6-14 the opportunity to learn the history and significance of drumming in African cultures…and, of course, […]

Talking Drums – A Taste of Africa