Getting Ready for the Big Night
JUST THREE WEEKS TO GO!!! Our Annual Achievement Awards are just around the corner and, as we all now know, this year’s edition will be extra, extra special as we are also celebrating our 25th Anniversary. Nominations are now closed and, with so many talented and hard-working young people to […]

Time To Get Ready For Our Big Night!


Nominations Deadline Extended
******NOMINATIONS DEADLINE EXTENTED UNTIL THURSDAY 4TH OCTOBER******   We all lead such busy lives that sometimes it can feel like there’s just not enough time to get everything done… We hear you! That’s why we have extended the deadline to submit nominations for our Annual Achievement Awards. Its an extra-special […]

It’s Not Too Late to Nominate!!!


GCSE Results Day
Images ©Coventry Telegraph GCSE results day is upon us and as all the images of jubilant young people picking up their grades  start to hit TV and social media…it has got us thinking. Sometimes there is so much negativity in the press about young people that reports of their hard […]

Celebrate Their Success…With a Nomination!!!



The Empire Windrush
With all the excitement around 25 Years of Descendants , it would be easy to think that ours was the only significant anniversary of the year. However, let us not forget that 2018 also marks another landmark for our community: 70 Years since The Windrush Arrivals. Descendants have been working […]

The Descendants Windrush70 Tea Party


Achievement Awards Dinner
The countdown has already started to this year’s Annual Achievement Awards, made extra special for 2018 by the fact that it coincides with our 25th Anniversary! Nominations are now open with forms having been sent to primary (for year 6 pupils), secondary and special education schools within the community before […]

14th Annual Achievement Awards: Latest News!


Thanksgiving Service Poster Blank
As we celebrate 25 positive, happy and successful years as part of the community, it is only right that we take a moment to reflect and give thanks. On the evening of Saturday 13th October, we will gather at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Acton High Street, for a service […]

Giving Thanks For 25 Years



Captain Joel Mark
photo credit Marvin @  www.cruzerfilmes.com As we look forward to this year’s Annual Achievement Awards, we reflect on last year’s ceremony with a focus on our guest speaker Captain Joel Mark. 5 facts about captain joel mark Joel “Jex” Mark was born in Grenada in 1970 and grew up in Belmont, […]

The Inspirational Captain Joel Mark


2017 Achievement Award Winners
photo credit Marvin @  www.cruzerfilmes.com The Summer holidays may have started and we are in the middle of a heatwave, but here at Descendants we are still hard at work planning all the events to celebrate our 25th Year, including our 14th Annual Achievement Awards! about the awards The Dr […]

2018 Nominations Now Open!


14th Annual Achievement Awards
credit for all photos  Marvin @  www.cruzerfilmes.com ***save the date*** The countdown has started to the biggest event of the year, more so this year as we will also be celebrating our 25th Anniversary! The date for our 14th Annual Achievement Awards has been set for Saturday, 27th October 2018. […]

Descendants 14th Annual Achievement Awards 2018



Descendants 25th Anniversary Banner
When DESCENDANTS began, there was nothing like it in the area. Its ethos was based on togetherness, being a family for African and Caribbean children to come together and learn from each other. When the club began we were not sure how it would develop. We did not have any […]

Our 25th Year