Dr Makaziwe Mandela, Adjoa Andoh, René Carayol, David Olusoga, Musa Motha & The London Community Gospel Choir, Gather For New Black History Month Event

Thursday 19th October

Adjoa Andoh and Dr Maki Mandela

Delivering a keynote presentation, the eldest daughter of President Mandela, globally in demand D&I/social justice speaker Dr Makaziwe Mandela, will headline new Black History Month event, Descendants & Destiny, taking place in London on Thursday 19th October 2023.


Descendants & Destiny will be a night of celebration, inspiration and contemplation on 19th October 2023, indigo at The O2

Actor/Director Adjoa Andoh and Broadcaster/Historian David Olusoga, will participate in a Q&A panel compered by pioneer in cultural diversity and inclusive leadership René Carayol.

‘The ambition is to inspire, motivate and drive positive action in the sphere of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. ‘What uncomfortable conversations need to be had about race, inequality, social injustice and importantly, what needs to be done about it?’ A light will also be shone on Black Excellence.’ Said event owner Matt Jones of GamePlan Solutions.

The audience will be treated to an awe-inspiring performance from South African Musa Motha, a 27-year-old cancer survivor, and an extraordinary international award winning amputee dancer, who recently featured in ITV’s Britain’s Got Talent Grand final.

The renowned London Community Gospel Choir will bring their charisma and vibrant sound to proceedings, opening and closing the show.

A show for the socially conscious of all ages, business and community leaders, DE&I executives, allies, students, and educators.

In celebration of International Nelson Mandela Day (18th July), those who buy tickets in the month of July, will be entered into a draw for an exclusive meet and photo with Musa. (The deadline for entry is 5pm on Saturday 5th August 2023) Through words, live music and dance, Descendants & Destiny will be a stimulating and uplifting occasion.

Tickets are on sale via AXS.com