Black History Month in #Croydon ‘Celebrating Communities….’ Do you have an event to contribute?

Black History Month is fast approaching and if you would like your event/s to be promoted by Croydon Council  via a specific website which will go live nearer the time and in the Croydon BME Forum’s literature, you will need to email the details by Friday 14th July, 2017 to: communityrelations@croydon.gov.uk

There have been some really good submissions so far but the organisers are keen to capture and promote all events so please do keep them coming in so that they can publicise all events.

Please complete the following template with the details of your event:

Description of activity

Date

Location

Time

Audience

Entry/ticketing

Cost

Please describe your event briefly- i.e. a very short paragraph or a few sentences with the key details

What date in October or early November will your event be taking place?

Where in Croydon will your event be taking place?

What time will your event be taking place?

Who is the desired audience, e.g. is it for children, families or over 60s

Can people turn up on the day or do they need to pre-book? If pre-booking is needed how can this be done?

Is there a cost or will the event be free?

If you have any photographs from previous events or that are associated with your event that you have permission to share, please send them over as the organisers may be able to feature some in the programme.

The theme of this year’s Black History Month is “Celebrating Communities – a Tribute to Black Institutions”.

If you have any queries, please email: communityrelations@croydon.gov.uk

Council funding opportunities can be found here:

https://www.croydon.gov.uk/community/advice/tsfunding/funding/supportingvoluntarysectorlocal

https://www.croydon.gov.uk/community/advice/community-ward-budgets

Croydon BME Forum’s Domestic Abuse Group – Tues 23 May 2.30 – 4.30pm

At Croydon BME Forum’s new home –  56A Mitcham Road, Croydon, CR0 3RG

TO BOOK A PLACE, PLEASE EMAIL monique@bmeforum.org

T: 020 8684 3719
W: cbmeforum.org

Keep up to date by following Croydon BME Forum on Twitter @CroydonBMEForum,  and Croydon BME forum on Facebook.

Dementia Care in Croydon – Join Croydon BME Forum to feed in your views and experiences – 19 May

 

At Croydon BME Forum’s new home –  56A Mitcham Road, Croydon, CR0 3RG

TO BOOK A PLACE, PLEASE EMAIL anna@bmeforum.org

T: 020 8684 3719
W: cbmeforum.org

Keep up to date by following Croydon BME Forum on Twitter @CroydonBMEForum,  and Croydon BME forum on Facebook.

Superwoman 2016 – Black History Month event in Croydon on 28 October

October is Black History Month.

As part of the month’s event’s Stella Fasusi is holding a special event to celebrate the strength and impact of black women in society and she would love you to join her.

SUPERWOMAN 2016 takes place on Friday 28 October, 6pm at the Croydon Conference Centre, 5-9 Surrey Street, CR0 1RG.

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Stella says,

“This is the second annual event in Croydon where we celebrate history and highlight the magic that women contribute to this society. We will engage in vibrant discussion with our panel and other amazing women, redefining what it means to be a woman of strength in 2016.”

Tickets are available now on Superwoman2016.eventbrite.co.uk

Topics to be explored include:

  • Representation in Media
  • Black Women in Business
  • Black Mental Health
  • Confidence

Complete with short, ‘Express’ workshops (on networking, marketing and more!), performances and prizes.

SPEAKERS INCLUDE

Nicolina Andall – Chairperson for Croydon Chamber of Commerce and Commercial Lawyer of Andall Legal

Reni Eddo-Lodge – Writer, Journalist and Activist

HOSTED by Just Jumi – Founder of ‘Creative Corner Live’, Poet & Radio Host

SPECIAL GUEST 
The Mayor of Croydon

ALL ARE WELCOME! 

Twitter  @wearesuperwoman  @stellafemfem

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Stella, centre, at the launch event of Black History Month 2016 hosted by Croydon BME Forum

Free English classes at Croydon BME Forum

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FREE English Classes for beginners.
ESOL Entry Level 1

Tuesdays 13:00 – 16:00
Fridays 10:00 – 13:00

Starting Tuesday 13th September 2016
Ends Friday 9th December 2016

At Croydon BME Forum’s new home –  56A Mitcham Road , Croydon, CR0 3RG

TO BOOK A PLACE, PLEASE EMAIL nadine@bmeforum.org

T: 020 8684 3719
W: cbmeforum.org

Keep up to date by following Croydon BME Forum on Twitter @CroydonBMEForum,  and Croydon BME forum on Facebook.

Black History Month in #Croydon ‘Our Young Achievers’ Do you have an event to contribute?

Croydon celebrates Black history month again this October.

Submissions are now being sought for the programme of events.

Black History Month is fast approaching and if you would like your event/s to be promoted by Croyn Council  through the council’s website (which will go live nearer the time) and in  literature, you need to email the details by Friday 19th August to: communityrelations@croydon.gov.uk

Please complete the following template with the details of your event:

Description of activity Date Location Time Audience Entry/ticketing Cost
Please describe your event briefly- i.e. a very short paragraph or a few sentences with the key details What date in October or early November will your event be taking place? Where in Croydon will your event be taking place? What time will your event be taking place? Who is the desired audience, e.g. is it for children, families or over 60s Can people turn up on the day or do they need to pre-book? If pre-booking is needed how can this be done? Is there a cost or will the event be free?

 

If you have any photographs from previous events or that are associated with your event that you have permission to share please send them over as the council may be able to feature some in the programme.

 

The 2016 theme is Croydon Celebrates Black History Month ‘Our Young Achievers’.

For a flavour of some of the events that took place last year, please find the 2015 programme here: http://www.cbmeforum.org/croydon-celebrates-black-history-month-2015-women-in-leadership/

If you have any queries, please email: communityrelations@croydon.gov.uk

Council funding opportunities can be found here:  Croydon Community Grants

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