28 June, 2023

Croydon Children


Venue 1 (Children)

Croydon Clocktower, Katharine St, Croydon CR9 1ET

Time : 11 am -12 pm

Author: Atinuke & Kingsley Nebechi

Book : Brilliant Black British History

Brilliant Black British History: A Journey Through Time

Embark on an extraordinary journey through time and discover the untold stories of Black British history. Join us for an exciting and educational event inspired by the captivating book, “Brilliant Black British History,” written by Atinuke and beautifully illustrated by Kingsley Nebechi.

In this event, Atinuke will take young readers on a thrilling exploration of Black British history uncovering hidden narratives. From the earliest inhabitants to the Black Tudors, Georgians, Victorians, and beyond, she will uncover diverse heroes who have shaped our nation and give us insights into complex historical events, including the world wars, slavery, the industrial revolution, Windrush, and the Black Lives Matter movement. Event attendees will also have the chance to colour and add their own style to illustrations from the book, with tips and tricks from Kingsley.

Prepare to be amazed as you challenge your preconceptions and broaden your understanding of British history. Through engaging storytelling, vivid illustrations, and detailed maps, Atinuke and Kingsley Nebechi will bring history to life creating a unique opportunity to learn about the often-overlooked stories that have shaped our “green-grey British isles.”

Children of all ages, parents, and educators are invited to join us for this eye-opening event. You will be invited to ask questions of Atinuke and Kingsley towards the end of the event and engage in thought-provoking discussions.

Copies of “Brilliant Black British History” will be available for purchase, and Atinuke and Kingsley Nebechi will be present for book signings. Don’t miss this chance to celebrate the brilliant Black individuals who have contributed to the tapestry of British society.

Ignite curiosity, inspire young minds, and embrace the power of inclusivity with “Brilliant Black British History: A Journey Through Time.” Secure your place now and join us for an unforgettable event that will change the way you see the past.

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