Taste Of Africa has featured a range of entertainment and live performances, including international artists, Bantu arts, African drumming, Cultures Choir, traditional performances, traditional food, an African Fashion show, and youth talent.
Taste Of Africa
Taste of Africa aims to bring the local community together and showcase the expression of the African culture. It has featured a range of entertainment and live performances, including international artists, Bantu arts, African drumming, Cultures Choir, traditional performances, traditional food, an African Fashion show, and youth talent.
Black History Youth Awards Dinner
Black History Youth Awards Dinner celebrates the achievement of black youths promoting and celebrating positive role models within and outside the community and aims to address young people’s specific needs. This black-tie event honoured the successes rather than focusing on the negative stories and images portrayed in the media. The African adage “it takes a village to raise a child” is the ethos behind this initiative.
Africa in the Mall
This was a weekend-long event hosted inside the Hillstreet shopping centre in Middlesbrough, which involved the African community selling traditional jewellery, food, clothes and other items to promote African culture and Heritage.
This event was hosted on Albert Road in Middlesbrough. It used the collaborative work of school children who created the clothing and unique African designs, then showcased outside for the local community.
This touching event brought musicians and singers together from a range of racial and cultural backgrounds to establish community cohesion and demonstrate racial harmony. It aimed to celebrate diversity within the local community whilst bringing together members of the Black, Asian and White community to raise awareness of each other’s differences.
Christmas showtime concert
This uplifting event aimed to bring people together and break away from the devastation that the pandemic has brought to many lives. It offered fun entertainment from the comfort of our homes. It featured local musicians and spoken word poetry while involving the younger generation, who did a fantastic job hosting the event.
An event over a series of evenings that featured educational movies showcased to young people to teach them and bring awareness about African history.