Kenyan children help to launch Black History Month in Brixton

Written by on October 2, 2016 in Children, Music - Comments Off on Kenyan children help to launch Black History Month in Brixton

 

Choir members wait to perform

Choir members wait to perform

Kicking off Black History Month in Lambeth, the Singing Children of Africa choir of 22 children aged 9-14 performed yesterday at the Jubilee Hall on the Tulse Hill Estate.
Money raised from the choir’s tour of the UK will be used to build a new classroom in their community in Mombasa, Kenya.

Tulse Hill ward councillor Marcia Cameron welcomed the choir to the Jubilee Hall on the Tulse Hill estate

Tulse Hill ward councillor Marcia Cameron welcomed the choir to the Jubilee Hall on the Tulse Hill estate

About the Author

Alan Slingsby moved to Brixton just as the 1981 uprising began. His nearest pub was the Effra and nearest off licence the Frontline — long gone in an earlier wave of closures of treasured community establishments. Has edited newspapers for the National Union of Students and National Union of Teachers. Now makes a living designing magazines and books and anything else people will pay him for.

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