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Oct 25

Black Ballad Presents… Cocktails & Conversations 2017

October 25, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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We’re extremely excited to announce Black Ballad’s 2nd annual Cocktails & Conversations – an evening of celebrating the talents, trials & triumphs of black British women, through honest conversation with the women that are creating and shaping our history today.

This year’s theme is Vitality, which is defined as:

“The capacity for survival or for the continuation of a meaningful or purposeful existence”

Our speakers for #BBCocktailsAndConvo are:

Keynote speaker

Jamelia: singer, tv presenter and documentary author


Benjamina Ebuehi: Quarter Finalist on the Great British Bake Off 2016 & Food Stylist

Ifey Frederick: Co-Founder of Nigerian Tapas Pop-up resturant, Chukus 

Wisdom Panel

Three black women that have been in their careers for 15 years or more & have reached the highest heights of their professions. They will be sharing their stories & giving us their tips for longetivity and sustained excellence.

Karen Tippett: Multi-award winning founder of travel & lifestyle PR firm TippettPR

Shelley Collins: Founder & Director of Just Resources

Nike Folayan: Associate Director WSP and Chairperson AFBE-UK

Our host for the evening will be Founder of AriatuPR, Ronke Lawal, and of course, there will be cocktails and other refreshments too. More importantly, you’ll be alongside other black British women also hoping to contribute towards making the world a better place for black women everywhere!

This Black Ballad event is open to everyone, with Black Ballad members getting access to discounted tickets sent to them via email:

General admission: £25.00

Black Ballad members: £17.50

Black Ballad premium members: £12.50

We are also bundling a limited number of event tickets with three months’ Black Ballad membership.

General Admission + 3 months BB membership: £32.50

General Admission + 3 months BB premium membership: £35.50

If you are buying a ticket + membership bundle, you’ll receive an email 9pm on the day you purchase with your activation code.

Why else should you become a Black Ballad member? Glad you asked! Find out more about Black Ballad member here.


October 25, 2017
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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