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Black History Month | Walking in Their Footsteps
October 21, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Event: Black History Month | Walking in Their Footsteps
Start Date: 21 Oct 2018 9:00 am
End Date: 21 Oct 2018 1:00 pm
Venue: The Royal Foundation of St Katharine
Black History Month recognises black history and achievements and it’s the 30th Black History Month in the UK this year.
Join us for a day of reflection and contemplation as we consider the path walked by those who came before; the first black British footballers, the first black British newsreader, the first black British model, the first black British MP, the first black British pilot. The list goes on and on and yet it’s still as important now as it ever was to acknowledge where we are and how far we have come.
Join us for an exploration into the magnificent world of you as a Black Person in the UK today!
Take time out to reflect on why you are where you are
Engage in visioning where you want to be heading.
What to Expect
Walking in their Footsteps workshop is a celebration event that will enable you to consider what you want for yourself on this day of recognition.
You will complete some reflective writing, create a visioning board, and consider your next steps.
You may be coming to the workshop to:
- give thanks for your strengths and wisdom
- consider your purposes
- connect to your heart’s desire
- envision your dreams
- design your future
Our hope for you is that you will have a snapshot and a sense of yourself and be able to use these insights to grow.
All materials will be provided and places are limited to 12 people.
Are there minimum age requirements for the workshop?
Yes. Over 18’s only.
What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the venue?
St Katharine’s is easily accessible via the excellent public transport routes, which service London. St Katharine’s is situated at Limehouse Station on the Docklands Light Railway (DLR), which runs directly to Bank and Tower Gateway stations (5 minutes) where the London Underground can be joined.
We recommend that you check for any delays or engineering works before beginning your journey to St Katharine’s, please go to the TfL Website.
From Limehouse Station
Arriving at Limehouse station take the Bekesbourne Street exit. Turn left onto Bekesbourne Street and then quick right at the ‘Grocery Station’ on the corner. Immediately on your left is the entrance to St. Katharine’s precinct and yurt cafe. Our main reception is on the other side of the precinct and on your left through the car park.
Getting to Limehouse
By DLR / Underground Central, Northern or Waterloo and City line to Bank OR Circle or District line to Monument and walk to Bank then Docklands Light Railway (DLR) to Limehouse – 5 minutes – second stop from Bank. OR Jubilee Line to Canary Wharf or Canning Town (easier change) then Docklands Light Railway (DLR) to Limehouse – 4 minutes and 4 stops from Canary Wharf – 5 stops and 9 minutes from Canning Town.
By bus – Limehouse is serviced by many buses which are convenient for local trips around the East End. For details of buses, please see www.tfl.gov.uk
By Taxi – you may wish to pre-book their journey to St Katharine.
What can I bring to the workshop?
If you have photos, images, quotes or anything else that you want to included, please feel free to bring it along with you.
How can I contact the organiser with any questions?
Please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org
What’s the refund policy?
If you cancel more than 30 days before the start of the workshop, your fees will be refunded minus a £15 administration charge.
If you cancel your place less than 30 days before the start of the workshop, your fees will not normally be refundable. Non-attendance due to illness or personal circumstances does not provide the right to a refund or credit. However, we are able to offer a place on a future workshop or for your place to be transferred to a friend or relative.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket?
No. We’re happy to see your ticket on your phone.
Is my ticket transferrable?
Yes. If you are unable to attend and would like to gift your place to a friend or relative please let us know asap. Preferably not less than 24 hours before the start of the workshop.