Connie Mark Google Doodle
On what would have been her 95th birthday one of our original Patrons, the Late Connie Mark has be commemorated with a Google Doodle. (FYI this video may feature some familiar faces!) It is a move that will no doubt bring well-deserved awareness of her lifetime of tireless activism to […]

Google Pays Tribute to Connie Mark!

14th Annual Awards
credit for all photos Marvin @ On Saturday 27th October 2018 the Descendants family got together to mark our 14th Annual Dr John Roberts CBE Q.C Achievement Awards . Everyone gathered at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel in Ealing Common to celebrate the great achievements of our young people. The evening was […]

14th Annual Achievement Awards: The Big Night!!!

Thanksgiving Service Volunteers
Descendants 25th Anniversary celebrations have now officially begun with our first key events: our Thanksgiving Service and Reception. Margaret Noel, Founder of Descendants, reports back on a very special evening. Descendants Thanksgiving Service on Saturday (13th October) at Our Lady Of Lourdes Church, Acton was extremely successful. It was well […]

Thanks For The Memories!

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 @ 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