Wellingborough African Caribbean Association (WACA) have been celebrating Windrush Day, which happens on 22nd June each year!
Sleeping Radical and Michal Spišiak of RYG Films recently screened a new film about the Romanian community living in Wellingborough, made in collaboration with the help of local residents and it’s now available to view online. About From Under the Same Skies ‘From Under the Same Skies’ is a collaboration between Michal Spišiak and Emma … Continue reading From Under The Same Skies film
8th October 2021 Diwali lantern making As part of celebrating Diwali in 2021, we want to encourage everyone to participate in making homemade lanterns, from recyclable materials (no glass) – please find some suggestions for materials below. This is a great opportunity for parents, elders and families to come together and work with children in … Continue reading Diwali lantern making
Updated 8th October 2021 On 29th October at 7pm, the Wellingborough Young Producers are hosting a watch party where they will release the full #SpeakYourTruth film with introduction from poets Yomi Sode and Gina Myrie. For more info on how to get involved, email email@example.com Over the last 8 months, Warts and All have been … Continue reading #SpeakYourTruth
Black History Month programme Sessions about Black history and culture led by Wellingborough African Caribbean Association and Steve Stephenson MBE. Venue: Wellingborough African Caribbean Association, Rock Street Community Complex, 27-29 Rock Street, Wellingborough, NN8 4LW [link to map] Cost: All events are FREE entry, activities and refreshments. Booking/info: No booking required for events but for … Continue reading Black History Month 2021
16th September 2021 Cultural Wellbeing Days in Wellingborough during Summer 2021 Sarah Brown, Producer at Made With Many reflects on summer Community Champions events in Wellingborough Throughout the summer, Made With Many teamed up with Support Northamptonshire’s Community Champions project, along with the United African Association, Teamwork Trust and the Asha Deep project to deliver … Continue reading Cultural Wellbeing Days in Wellingborough
18th August 2021 Wellbeing Mela On Sunday 15th August we held a Wellbeing Mela event at the Hindu Community Centre in Wellingborough with the local Asian community, including arts & crafts, henna art, singing, dancing, yoga demonstrations, complimentatary therapies as well as tasters of Asian food. People shared their future hopes and aspirations for their … Continue reading Wellbeing Mela