It’s mid-July which means summer is still in full motion, which also means there are many things going on (especially in London), essentially meaning you should try and get out. There are many events taking place this summer such as award ceremonies, plays, talks etc.
Here are a couple of events taking place that you may be interested in:
Screened nights is a pop up cinema based in London, which showcase a wide range of work created by independent film directors. On the 26th of July, they are screening the work of 7 directors at Dalston Roof Park. For further information, visit website www.screenednights.com
GIRLS LET’S TALK
Shhh… no boys allowed!! An ambassador of Girls Talk London, Shannie Mears, is hosting a girl’s night on the 20th of July. Shannie created this event for the empowerment of young women, enabling them to identify their strengths and giving them the encouragement to achieve their goals. This is going to be a fun night in a relaxed environment, so ladies register now. To register search ‘Girls let’s talk’ on www.eventbrite.co.uk or send a message @shannieloves on Instagram.
The Faaji Group presents Faaji Sundays which is an event that promotes the beautiful West African culture. On August 27th, Faaji Sundays will take place at a secret location. This will be a night of faaji (Yoruba word which means enjoyment), with a 3-course menu of West African delicacies, old school and new school African music and a live band. For further details, visit www.faajisundays.com
AFRICAN PRIDE AWARDS
The African Pride Awards is night of recognising and celebrating Africans who have contributed and made a positive impact in the African diaspora community. The ceremony includes 14 awards including categories such as outstanding achievement in sports, make-up artist of the year etc. and 3 special recognition awards. This will be a night where everyone comes together to celebrate. For further details, visit www.africanprideawards.org
Adzvice is a space for the guidance of young people, providing them with recommendations and knowledge. They are launching an event on the 29th of July where there will be multiple guest speakers from different disciplines, 1-2-1, workshops and drop-in sessions including brand consultancy, fitness, mental health awareness etc. This is a great opportunity to gain knowledge and to network with other people. For further information, visit www.adzvice.com/events
by Naomi Aregbesola