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VIRTUAL Black History Children Workshop: Nana Yaa Asantewaa – Sun 8 October 2023

Date: October 8, 2023
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Location: Online
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Make History come to life with these Sankofa Sunday ‘Ancient African Kingdoms: From Pharaohs to Empires’ children workshops led by Charmaine Simpson of Black History Studies.

These workshops aim to dispel misconceptions, foster appreciation, and celebrate the rich cultural and historical legacy of Africa. By delving into the origins of human civilization, the great empires, and the diverse contributions of African societies, we can gain a deeper understanding of the continent’s significance in shaping the world we live in today. Let us embark on this enlightening journey together and celebrate the enduring spirit of Africa.

Each workshop will last 1.5 hours from 12:00 to 13:30 GMT (Greenwich Mean Time)

The workshops are aimed at young people aged 8 – 16 years old.

These workshops will be online using Zoom webinar. Please ensure that your device can support Zoom.

We like to keep the workshops interactive so ask if you can put your camera on.

The Zoom link will be provided upon registration.

Session 6: Nana Yaa Asantewaa & The Ashanti Kingdom – Sunday 8th October 2023 from 12:00 – 13:30 GMT

In this workshop, we will delve into the remarkable story of Yaa Asantewaa, a fearless leader and symbol of resistance, and explore the history, culture, and achievements of the Ashanti Kingdom in West Africa. The Ashanti Kingdom, known for its rich cultural heritage and organised society, played a significant role in shaping the region’s history. This workshop aims to highlight the inspiring leadership of Yaa Asantewaa and shed light on the vibrant traditions and contributions of the Ashanti people.

Tickets for this workshop cost £6.00.

To book your place, please go

The zoom link will be sent to you for each session.

All workshops are non-refundable and non-transferable. Non attendance does not entitle you to a refund.

Spaces are limited. Book today, don’t delay.