Its a new year and a new term at Descendants, but before we get started, let us take a moment to review the year that has just past and share once again some of  the amazing Descendants  highlights from 2016. Click the links to read more about each story on our […]

Happy 2017!

In this project we explored the question, “what do we mean by art?” The children and young people learned about the different forms of art, focussing on black artists in the UK. Each week, the children had to research their selected artist and do a presentation to the group. one […]

Exploring the World of Art

With the festive season in full flow, the streets of London are looking pretty spectacular. Oxford Street, Regent’s Street, the big department stores, the little shops, the famous landmarks – all have made every effort to look their best for Christmas, and we don’t want to miss it! This Friday,  16th December […]

All Aboard the Christmas Express!

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!

Blck History Month Event 2016 Group Portrait
On Friday 14th October, the Descendants family gathered to celebrate Black History Month with a very special event. The Autumn Term  Project reached its climax as the children performed short plays based on the lives of “Heroes and Sheroes” past, present and future. A special place in the programme was reserved to […]

Descendants Take A Bow!

Black History Month Rehearsals
Have you got your ticket yet? With less than a week to go before The Descendants Black History Month Event, the children have been hard at work rehearsing ready for this Friday’s big performance. The culmination of the Autumn Term project “Heroes and Sheroes”,Descendants Children will be performing short sketches portraying some […]

Practice Makes Perfect!!!

Descendants Evening Event
Black History Month is a fantastic opportunity to celebrate the myriad of contributions Black people have made to our country and to London. Sadiq Kahn, Mayor of London Aptly timed to coincide with UK Black History Month, who better for DESCENDANTS to celebrate the life and honour the achievements […]

An Evening With Descendants

Junior Runs For Descendants!
He did it!                           We are all so proud of Junior for completing the Parallel London 1K Event earlier this month. The race might be over, but we are still collecting donations, with proceeds going to support Descendants. […]

Well Done Junior! £1600 and Still Counting…

Heroes and Sheroes September 2016
New Project Alert! Starting this Friday, 9th September, we will focus on the heroes and sheroes who have left a legacy behind for the next generation. Community Room 1 2nd Floor Everyone Active Acton W3 6NE £2  per child per session For children aged 4-16 More to follow…

09.09.16: new Heroes – and Sheroes! – will rise…