2017 Achievement Award Winners
On Friday 7th July 2017 the Descendants family got together to mark our 13th Annual Dr John Roberts CBE Q.C Achievement Awards . Everyone gathered at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel in Ealing Common to celebrate the great achievements of our young people.The evening was a real showcase of what can be achieved […]

13th Annual Achievement Awards: The Big Night!!!

Achievement Award Trophies
Yes, you read that correctly! There are just over two weeks to go until our 13th Annual Achievement Awards event and, despite the sweltering heat, the team are hard at work on the final preparations. To make this our most fabulous event ever, you can help us out by taking […]

Tick-Tock…Two Weeks To Go!!!

Award Nominees 2015
JUST SIX WEEKS TO GO!!! While we are all out enjoying the sunshine this Bank Holiday weekend, let’s not forget that there are only six weeks – yes SIX WEEKS!!! – until we all join together for the biggest event of our calendar: The 13th Annual Achievement Awards! To remind […]

13th Annual Achievement Awards: Countdown Continues!

First Give Presentation
A big Descendants thank you to pupils from Ark Elvin Academy in Wembley who chose Descendants as their First Give Project nomination. The five talented Year Nine’s produced a video presentation advocating for Descendants, earning a runner-up spot in their School Final…and a £250 grant for Descendants in the process! […]

Thank you to our First Give Prize Winners!

Patron Camara Fearon
The third and final of our new patrons is the supremely talented CAMARA FEARON. Camara is a 20 year old multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter, musician, mentor, Presenter, actress and ardent Charity worker. A Multi-Award winner, she was even honoured at our very own Dr.  John Roberts CBE QC 10th Annual Achievements Awards’, receiving […]

Introducing Our Patrons: Camara Fearon

Black History Month Rehearsals
Sound the ‘New Project’ alert!!! I spent most Saturdays during my early years at the library, drinking in fairy stories, myths and legends, classics, contemporary stories, fantasy, science-fiction and anything else I could lay my hands on. I also wrote stories and poems for my own amusement but it never, […]

Exploring the World of Books!

Patron Lennox Thomas
Following our introduction to  Sister Monica Tywang, we’d now like you to meet the second of our new Patrons: Lennox Thomas. He is: The first person of Caribbean descent to become a senior Probation officer’ A past member and Chair of Descendants’ management Committee A parent A community activist An […]

Introducing Our Patrons: Lennox K. Thomas

At the end of last year we let you know that, following the recent passing of Dr John Roberts and the death of Mrs Connie Mark BEM MBE in 2007, The Management Committee have selected 3 new members of the community to join Lord Paul Boateng as Patrons of Descendants. Sister Monica […]

Introducing Our Patrons : Sister Monica Tywang

House of Commons, Westminster
When  the Descendants kids took a half-term trip to The Houses of Parliament at the kind invitation of Rupa Huq, MP Ealing Central & Acton, they looked very much at home! There are definitely some strong leaders in the group – could this be a sneak preview of things to […]

Our Future Leaders!