Just a quick reminder that on Friday, 24th November 2017, Descendants will hold our 23rd Annual General Meeting (AGM). Join us for a review of the year so far and news of what it still to come. IMPORTANT! PLEASE NOTE BELOW THE CHANGE OF VENUE!!! The theme of the […]

AGM Next Week – New Venue!!!

Mental Health
On Friday, 24th November 2017, Descendants will hold our 23rd Annual General Meeting (AGM). Join us for a review of the year so far and news of what it still to come. The theme of the evening is MENTAL HEALTH. World Mental Day took place earlier this month and many […]

Descendants AGM – SAVE THE DATE!!!

It’s October and Descendants are celebrating Black history Month!   We explore the achievement of our forefathers and foremothers who have gone before us and acknowledge the people who are currently making history and paving the way for the next generation. For more on Black History Month and information on events […]

Black History Month 2017

New term open day girls
And we are bigger and brighter than ever in our brand new home! Thank you to everyone who joined us on Friday 22nd September for our Open Day to celebrate our arrival in our new home Bollo Brook Youth and Community Centre. The new term is now up and running, […]

We’re Back!

Summer is definitely over. Everyone is back to school and work… but here at Descendants we have lots to be excited about! Beginning Friday 22nd September 2017 6-8pm Descendants will be moving to a new venue, Bollo Brook Youth and Community Centre Come join us at as we celebrate with […]

New Term, New Home!

2017 Achievement Award Winners
credit for all photos Marvin @  www.cruzerfilmes.com On Friday 7th July 2017 the Descendants family got together to mark our 13th 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 a […]

13th Annual Achievement Awards: The Big Night!!!

Patron Camara Fearon 2
The third and final of our new patrons is the supremely talented CAMARA FEARON. Camara is a 20 year old multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter, musician, mentor, Presenter, actress and ardent Charity worker. A Multi-Award winner, she was even honoured at our very own Dr.  John Roberts CBE QC 10th Annual Achievements Awards’, receiving […]

Introducing Our Patrons: Camara Fearon

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!

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

Patrons Sister Monica and Camara 1
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