Greetings From Kwanzaa! Update 28th December: As the COVID numbers continue to rise again, Words by Alliouagana Pearl has taken the decision to help people to continue to be safe by postponing this event and reshaping it into a different Kwanzaa themed activity in the new year. There is still a chance to win a prize though! Download the Kwanzaa quiz, and email your answers to firstname.lastname@example.org by midnight on 1st January 2022. The festival of Kwanzaa is celebrated every year from 26th December lasting for seven days and coming to a festive end on 1st January. For those seven days, each day a different principle is highlighted – Unity, Self-determination, Collective Work and Responsibility, Cooperative Economics, Purpose, Creativity and Faith. Words by Alliouagana Pearl has been commissioned to deliver the event “Greetings from Kwanzaa” by the Black Community Forum (part of Made With Many) supported by Arts Council England. Come and celebrate the 6th principle of Kwanzaa, 'Kuumba', or 'Creativity' on the sixth day of Kwanzaa, Friday 31st December. A free event for the whole family! An amazing line-up of artists will be there leading on fun, creative activities that everyone can participate in: \tCinnamon Arts Group – Creating a Kwanzaa banner with creative input from everyone \tLemonpop Workshops – Make your own Kwanzaa Card and help create a Kwanzaa Canvas \tGerry Elliott – Creating the music of Kwanzaa giving everyone a chance on the drums \tWords by Alliouagana Pearl – Storytelling and colouring activities for the children Followed by some light refreshments and a chance to win some prizes in a Kwanzaa Quiz! Finish the afternoon with performances by the Singer Serwaah and the UAA drummers and dancers leaving with your Kwanzaa Goody Bag! Please invite your friends on facebook Enquiries: Contact Words by Alliouagana Pearl on 07543 736165 or email@example.com Date: Friday 31st December 2021 Time: 2pm – 5pm Venue: Wellingborough African Caribbean Association (WACA), 27-29 Rock Street, Wellingborough NN8 4LW Cost: FREE to attend! Who is it for: Everyone is welcome, and activities are suitable for children age over 5 years. Parking: Free in Jackson's Lane car park nearby. COVID: In line with government guidance, mask-wearing is now mandatory for the duration of our indoor events. This applies to all adults and children over the age of 11 years, unless you have a medical exemption. Thank you in advance for your cooperation with this & helping to keep us all safe. 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.