Black History Month Elmbridge

Black History Month Elmbridge is about celebrating diversity in Elmbridge through African Music, Crafts and food.

Event Structure

The event is split into two parts

Part one – Free Workshops

  1. African drums– participants will be introduced to African drums, their role in traditional African life and be instructed in African drumming
  2. African Dance–  this is your chance to participate  in  and learn Bakisimba.  Bakisimba is a High Energy royal dance  from Uganda. It is performed at various occasions with exciting melody and rhythms.

Part Two:  Live Music

  1.  An evening performance of African music and dance by Sarah Ndagire a Ugandan Singer and Song Writer accompanied by the Galaxy Band.
  2. Cash bar

 

Gues Speaker – YETUNDE HOFMAN

Need to know

Part One : Starts at 3pm and finishes 5.30pm

Part Two: Starts at 6pm and finishes at 11.00pm

Tickets: Please bring your paper ticket with you, as you will not be admitted without it

Dress code: African, Indian or Evening dress

If you cannot join us on the night please consider making a donation

Travel Details : If you are travelling from London there is a train to Walton On Thames from Waterloo (30 minutes)

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