Kwanzaa Update 4th February 2022: Honouring the ancestors will now happen on 16th April 2022 on A Day to Remember. Update 28th December 2021: Due to COVID restrictions, Wellingborough African Caribbean Association have decided to postpone their Kwanzaa celebration. Organiser Sylvia Erskine commented, "The principles of Kwanzaa run throughout the year and the celebration and honouring of ancestors will be postponed until later in the year." Watch this space for updates. A time for remembering and embracing new beginnings You are invited in the spirit of KWANZAA to a celebration of The Seven Principles of Kwanzaa, with Brother Omowale leading the ceremony. Enjoy drumming, singing, storytelling, activities and gifts for children, share the soul food feast and much more! Hosted by Wellingborough African Caribbean Association, in partnership with the Black Community Forum (part of Made With Many) and supported by Arts Council England. Contact: Sylvia Erskine on 0333 050 7104 or email@example.com for booking or any enquiries about the event. Date: Saturday 1st January 2022 Time: 11am – 2pm Venue: Wellingborough African Caribbean Association (WACA), 27-29 Rock Street, Wellingborough NN8 4LW Who is it for: Everyone is welcome Cost: FREE entry and refreshments Booking: Please let Sylvia know if you're coming (for catering purposes). Parking: Free in Jackson's Lane car park nearby. COVID: Please follow current government guidelines at https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus Share: Download the A4 pdf poster or e-flyer (for social media). The Seven Principles of Kwanzaa • Umoja (Unity) To strive for and maintain unity in the family, community, nation and race. • Kujichagulia (Self-Determination) • Ujima (Collective Work and Responsibility) • Ujamaa (Cooperative Economics) • Nia (Purpose) • Kuumba (Creativity) • Imani (Faith) Keep in Touch For future updates on news, events and opportunities please sign up to the e-newsletter or follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn – or Get Inspired on our website.