Afro Ecstatic Dance – Calling The Ancestors

Saturday 30 October 2021

This is a Black History event organised by Melanin Health & Wellness and aims to celebrate, honour and heal the past trauma experienced by our ancestors through drumming workshops, spoken word, art, gong bath and dance. Also including an Afro House DJ and traditional opening ceremony…


Date: Saturday 30 October

Time: 6-10pm

Venue: Brixton Community Base, Talma Road, London SW2 1AS

You are invited to play, flow, connect with the ancestors whilst you stretch, unwind, and release your power through drumming and movement. Enjoy unleashing the wild dancer within you, free from judgement as you surf the vibes and beats of Africa!

Artwork will be displayed by the young amazing Congolese artist, Cedoux Kadima.

Who else to expect:

  • Ritual of Sound
  • DJ SoulProvyder
  • Dembis Thioung
  • NaaLa Lartey

Melanin Health & Wellness is a Southwark based volunteer lead community group who have been providing children from the Black & Asian community with nutritional support and cooked meals through their Melanin Lunch Box Project. They also organise community events in order to fundraise and support the work they deliver around mental health and wellness. They are pleased to highlight the support received from Berkeley Foundation in partnership with some of their present projects.

All profits from the event will go back into providing meals for children as part of the Melanin Lunch Box Project.

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