BHM Event Focuses on Supplementary Schools, Mentoring & History Through Edutainment

BHM Event Focuses on Supplementary Schools, Mentoring & History Through Edutainment

WHEAT Mentoring Trust and Akoben Awards work together to deliver a Harrow Black History Month event based on talks and edutainment music – Education in Britain Through Supplementary Schools & Mentoring and African History: Did You Know?’ Edu-tainment CD Launch on Oct. 27

What: Education in Britain Through Supplementary Schools & Mentoring
A talks based programme followed by Q&A session on the importance of education to Africans and why they set up supplementary schools in the UK; a tribute to the pioneers of supplementary schools including John La Rose and Eric Huntley; and the importance of mentoring in education. Speakers include Dr. Hailu Hagos and Eric Huntley. Programme includes launch of Akoben Awards’ ‘African History: Did You Know?" Edu-tainment CD.
When: Wednesday 27th October, 6:30PM – 8:30PM
Where: Council Chamber, Harrow Civic Centre, Station Road, Middlesex HA1 2XF
Free. For further information: info@bstop.net

What: ‘African History: Did You Know?’ Edu-tainment CD Launch
Akoben Awards has worked with rapper and songwriter Kimba to produce a CD that provides a range of African histories in an accessible and engaging manner over rocking beats. The launch, which takes place during the Education in Britain Through Supplementary Schools & Mentoring event, will include performance of the songs, and a give-away of the CD, which will also be available through Harrow libraries, and for free downloading from www.bstop.net.
When: Wednesday 27th October, 6:30PM – 8:30PM
Where: Council Chamber, Harrow Civic Centre, Station Road, Middlesex HA1 2XF
Free. For further information: akobenawards@gmail.com

What: African History: Did You Know? CD Rewind & The Conscious Music Mini Discussion
Another chance to hear the ‘African History: Did You Know?’ edu-tainment CD made for Akoben Awards by rapper and songwriter Kimba, who will be joined by other conscious artists discussing issues around connecting consumers with artists that make conscious, positive black music to educate. It’s also an opportunity for artists and consumers to network and find out more about aims and plans of Akoben Awards. Ends with free-form improvised session centred on African history through music.
When: Sunday 31st October, 4.00PM – 5.00PM (registration & refreshments from 3.30PM)
Where: Gayton Library, 5 St John’s Road, Harrow, HA1 2EE (Harrow On The Hill station, by Debenhams/Cumberland Hotel)
Free. For further information: akobenawards@gmail.com. www.bstop.net

Region: All
Start Date: 27/10/2010
End Date: 27/10/2010
Start Time: 18:30
Venue: Harrow Civic Centre
Venue Address: Station Road, Harrow
Celebs Attending: Dr Hailu Hagos, Eric Huntley
Website: http://www.bstop.net
Press Tickets: Not Available
Sponsorship: Not Available
 
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