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EVENTS

Each week, our clubs focus on a variety of subjects that highlight African and Caribbean history, arts, and traditions. Explore our upcoming and past events below. From captivating workshops in art, music, and dance to enriching cultural celebrations and community gatherings, our events foster creativity, learning, and connection. 

UPCOMING EVENTS

  • Hidden Histories
    Hidden Histories
    Fri, 21 Jun
    via Zoom (links sent out weekly)
    21 Jun 2024, 17:30 BST – 26 Jul 2024, 19:30 BST
    via Zoom (links sent out weekly)
    21 Jun 2024, 17:30 BST – 26 Jul 2024, 19:30 BST
    via Zoom (links sent out weekly)
    This term, Descendants Friday club will be focusing Hidden Histories. Curious to join? RSVP here!
  • Descendants 19th Annual Dr John Roberts QC CBE Achievement Awards 2024
    Descendants 19th Annual Dr John Roberts QC CBE Achievement Awards 2024
    Sat, 13 Jul
    London
    13 Jul 2024, 17:30 – 23:00
    London, 2-8 Hanger Ln, London W5 3HN, UK
    13 Jul 2024, 17:30 – 23:00
    London, 2-8 Hanger Ln, London W5 3HN, UK
    Get ready for the most anticipated event in the Descendants calendar! Join us in this celebration of the achievements of our outstanding youth from the borough of Ealing.

PAST EVENTS

  •                    THE BIG IDEA!
                       THE BIG IDEA!
    Wed, 03 Jul
    online, link provided after registration
    03 Jul 2024, 19:00 – 23:00
    online, link provided after registration
    03 Jul 2024, 19:00 – 23:00
    online, link provided after registration
    Starting Friday 19th January 2024 Primary 5.30-6.30 Secondary 6.30-7.30 To register your child please RSVP below. One form for each child please.
  • Descendants 30th Anniversary Birthday Celebration
    Descendants 30th Anniversary Birthday Celebration
    Sat, 25 May
    Acton Gardens Community Centre
    25 May 2024, 12:00 – 18:00
    Acton Gardens Community Centre, Unit A, Munster Court, Bollo Bridge Rd, London W3 8UU, UK
    25 May 2024, 12:00 – 18:00
    Acton Gardens Community Centre, Unit A, Munster Court, Bollo Bridge Rd, London W3 8UU, UK
    Join us a we celebrate 30 years of Descendants Charity. This event is free. Everyone is welcome.
  •                    THE BIG IDEA!
                       THE BIG IDEA!
    Fri, 19 Jan
    online, link provided after registration
    19 Jan 2024, 17:30
    online, link provided after registration
    19 Jan 2024, 17:30
    online, link provided after registration
    Starting Friday 19th January 2024 Primary 5.30-6.30 Secondary 6.30-7.30
  • Annual Christmas Lights Coach Trip *SOLD OUT*
    Annual Christmas Lights Coach Trip *SOLD OUT*
    Fri, 15 Dec
    London
    15 Dec 2023, 18:00 – 22:00
    London, Unit A, Munster Court, Bollo Bridge Rd, London W3 8UU, UK
    15 Dec 2023, 18:00 – 22:00
    London, Unit A, Munster Court, Bollo Bridge Rd, London W3 8UU, UK
    Join us for a coach trip to see London’s Christmas lights, from Regents Street to the Mary Seacole Statue. Families and friends welcome
  • Annual General Meeting 2023. Unity
    Annual General Meeting 2023. Unity
    Fri, 10 Nov
    Zoom (link sent following registration)
    10 Nov 2023, 19:00 – 20:30
    Zoom (link sent following registration)
    10 Nov 2023, 19:00 – 20:30
    Zoom (link sent following registration)
    Join us as we look at Descendants over the past year and what the charity is looking forward to. Theme: Unity
  • The Grip: Spolighting Windrush 75
    The Grip: Spolighting Windrush 75
    Thu, 26 Oct
    London
    26 Oct 2023, 10:00 – 28 Oct 2023, 15:00
    London, Unit A, Munster Court, Bollo Bridge Rd, London W3 8UU, UK
    26 Oct 2023, 10:00 – 28 Oct 2023, 15:00
    London, Unit A, Munster Court, Bollo Bridge Rd, London W3 8UU, UK
    Descendants invites young people aged 6-16 years old to join our October Half Term Project. 2-days of creative workshops including dance, drama, art, craft, spoken word and poetry; with a final showcase performance at the Caribbean Connections event on Saturday 28th October 2023.
  • Wonderful Me Friday Club
    Wonderful Me Friday Club
    Fri, 15 Sept
    via Zoom (links are sent out weekly)
    15 Sept 2023, 17:30 – 15 Dec 2023, 18:30
    via Zoom (links are sent out weekly)
    15 Sept 2023, 17:30 – 15 Dec 2023, 18:30
    via Zoom (links are sent out weekly)
    Did you know you are impactful? Did you know that you make a difference in our society? Did you know your interests are important and your perspective is unique? This term, Descendants Friday club will be focusing on what makes you you. Curious to join? RSVP here!
  • 'THE GRIP' The texture of our History
    'THE GRIP' The texture of our History
    Multiple Dates
    Wed, 13 Sept
    London
    13 Sept 2023, 16:30 BST – 18 Oct 2023, 18:30 BST
    London, Unit A, Munster Court, Bollo Bridge Rd, London W3 8UU, UK
    13 Sept 2023, 16:30 BST – 18 Oct 2023, 18:30 BST
    London, Unit A, Munster Court, Bollo Bridge Rd, London W3 8UU, UK
    This will be an amazing project. We will be working with Artist Candice Sobers. The 6-week project will run on Wednesdays, 4.30pm-6.30pm There will be many factors to this project. We will create fabulous masterpieces at the end which will be displayed on 28th October at an event.
  • Bournemouth Coach Trip -Trip sold out!
    Bournemouth Coach Trip -Trip sold out!
    Thu, 24 Aug
    Bournemouth
    24 Aug 2023, 08:00 – 25 Aug 2023, 19:00
    Bournemouth, Bournemouth BH1 3BZ, UK
    24 Aug 2023, 08:00 – 25 Aug 2023, 19:00
    Bournemouth, Bournemouth BH1 3BZ, UK
    Sorry This event is sold out!
  • Descendants 18th Annual Dr John Roberts QC CBE Achievement Awards
    Descendants 18th Annual Dr John Roberts QC CBE Achievement Awards
    Sat, 08 Jul
    London
    08 Jul 2023, 17:30 – 09 Jul 2023, 23:00
    London, 2-8 Hanger Ln, London W5 3HN, UK
    08 Jul 2023, 17:30 – 09 Jul 2023, 23:00
    London, 2-8 Hanger Ln, London W5 3HN, UK
    Get ready for the most anticipated event in the Descendants calendar! Join us in this celebration of the achievements of our outstanding youth from the borough of Ealing.
  • 75th Anniversary of Windrush
    75th Anniversary of Windrush
    Fri, 09 Jun
    Zoom links are sent out weekly
    09 Jun 2023, 17:30 – 30 Jun 2023, 20:00
    Zoom links are sent out weekly
    09 Jun 2023, 17:30 – 30 Jun 2023, 20:00
    Zoom links are sent out weekly
    As we begin celebrations for the 75th anniversary of Windrush, join us to learn about the experiences, tales and stories of those who arrived from the Caribbean islands to help rebuild Britain after World War 2.
  • Black Royalty: Coronations, Ceremonies and Celebrations
    Black Royalty: Coronations, Ceremonies and Celebrations
    Fri, 28 Apr
    Zoom links are sent out weekly
    28 Apr 2023, 17:30 BST – 19 May 2023, 20:00 BST
    Zoom links are sent out weekly
    28 Apr 2023, 17:30 BST – 19 May 2023, 20:00 BST
    Zoom links are sent out weekly
    Did you know we were Kings and Queens? Descendants will be exploring the rule and reign of black royalty from African and Caribbean descent.
  • 30th Anniversary Reunion
    30th Anniversary Reunion
    Thu, 20 Apr
    Virtual Event (Zoom)
    20 Apr 2023, 19:00 – 20:30
    Virtual Event (Zoom)
    20 Apr 2023, 19:00 – 20:30
    Virtual Event (Zoom)
    Join us to celebrate 30 years of Descendants. Past and present members, family and friends welcome Established in 1993, the charity maintains its commitment to working with children and young adults in our local community. We will be reflecting on Descendants over the three decades.
  • Excel Club
    Excel Club
    Wed, 22 Mar
    London
    22 Mar 2023, 16:30 – 27 Dec 2023, 18:30
    London, Unit A, Munster Court, Bollo Bridge Rd, London W3 8UU, UK
    22 Mar 2023, 16:30 – 27 Dec 2023, 18:30
    London, Unit A, Munster Court, Bollo Bridge Rd, London W3 8UU, UK
    Every Wednesday at 4.30-6.30pm. Children and young people aged between 5-14 years old are invited to delve into educational subjects, art, crafts and games...with the new addition of drama. Everyone welcome! RSVP to join.
  • Descendants Creative Project 2023
    Descendants Creative Project 2023
    Mon, 13 Feb
    Pitzhanger Manor & Gallery
    13 Feb 2023, 10:30 – 17 Feb 2023, 15:30
    Pitzhanger Manor & Gallery, Ealing Green, London W5 5EQ
    13 Feb 2023, 10:30 – 17 Feb 2023, 15:30
    Pitzhanger Manor & Gallery, Ealing Green, London W5 5EQ
    An exciting February Half Term creative project for children aged 6-16yrs exploring themes of Identity and Heritage.
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