Black History Month Rehearsals
Sound the ‘New Project’ alert!!! I spent most Saturdays during my early years at the library, drinking in fairy stories, myths and legends, classics, contemporary stories, fantasy, science-fiction and anything else I could lay my hands on. I also wrote stories and poems for my own amusement but it never, […]

Exploring the World of Books!


Achievement awards Gallery Header
The days are getting longer (don’t forget to put your clocks forward next weekend!), the weather is getting warmer and here at Descendants we are already planning ahead for the biggest event of the summer: our 13th Annual Achievement Awards! The Dr John Roberts CBE Q.C Achievement Awards ceremony was established […]

13th Annual Achievement Awards: Countdown Begins!


Patron Lennox Thomas
Following our introduction to  Sister Monica Tywang, we’d now like you to meet the second of our new Patrons: Lennox Thomas. He is: The first person of Caribbean descent to become a senior Probation officer’ A past member and Chair of Descendants’ management Committee A parent A community activist An […]

Introducing Our Patrons: Lennox K. Thomas



Looking For Love Film Poster 1
Do you have your Valentine’s Weekend plans sorted yet?   DESCENDANTS presents LOOKING FOR LOVE (PG) by director Menelik Shabazz   An evening exploring love in the 21st Century followed by a Q&A with the director and guests.     ‘The prettiest smiles hide the deepest secrets, the prettiest eyes have cried the […]

Looking for Love Screening: 18th February


At the end of last year we let you know that, following the recent passing of Dr John Roberts and the death of Mrs Connie Mark BEM MBE in 2007, The Management Committee have selected 3 new members of the community to join Lord Paul Boateng as Patrons of Descendants. Sister Monica […]

Introducing Our Patrons : Sister Monica Tywang


Black History Month Event
Welcome to 2017! Please check out our new flyer! You can also download it here: Descendants Flyer 2017 Share it with your friends and family!

New Term… New Flyer!



Junior Runs For Descendants! 1
What an amazing young Man! 11 year-old Junior, who lost both his legs as a baby,  ran the first ever Parallel London 1K Event at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, raising over £2,500 for Descendants. This was his first experience of doing a charity run, and his performance inspired both children and […]

UPDATED: Well Done Junior! Over £2500 raised!


In this project we explored the question, “what do we mean by art?” The children and young people learned about the different forms of art, focussing on black artists in the UK. Each week, the children had to research their selected artist and do a presentation to the group. one […]

Exploring the World of Art


House of Commons, Westminster
When  the Descendants kids took a half-term trip to The Houses of Parliament at the kind invitation of Rupa Huq, MP Ealing Central & Acton, they looked very much at home! There are definitely some strong leaders in the group – could this be a sneak preview of things to […]

Our Future Leaders!