A joyous July with Hair, Fashion and Cultural Passion in London
This summer in the city of London is looking hot! With cultural events each week in July for the entire family to attend, learn and celebrate the richness of their Afro-Carribean culture through expressive hair events, fashion displays and historical debates and presentations.
On the 7th July, Award Winning Presenter Claire Clottey chairs the Pan african centre of thoughts second panel event, ‘Re-instating Matriachy’ which explores the image of the black woman, her position as a leader and role model and how mainstream western media demeans and controls her authority. Swedenborg Hall – 20 Bloomsbury Way, London, WC1A 2TH, £15. Doors 7pm. Tickets
Sat 16th July, Multi-awarded Hair Salon Ziuzo celebrates their 10th birthday takes in central London with their new event: Hair, Fashion, Passion. Encompassing live hair-dyeing, cutting, styling and relaxing exhibitions with the hottest styling talent in London, the show promises to deliver ‘Atlanta-style’ fascinating hair creations to a live audience. There is a fashion segment where Mammaw Fashion and Couture designer Clariscia Gill will showcase their latest collections. Exhibitors include: I Love Afro, Premae Skincare and Uchenna Dance Head Wraps.
Crypt on the Green – Clerkenwell Close, London, EC1R 0EA, £20. Doors: 4pm. Tickets
Sun 24th July marks the finals of the nationwide search for Ms. Natural Hair UK. Hosted by Judith Jacobs and with hair experts like Angela Plummer, 15 naturalist’s from London, Bristol, manchester and Birmingham head to Clayton Crown Hotel – 152 Cricklewood Broadway, London, NW2 3ED, £20 to witness the crowing of a national natural beauty. Doors 5pm. Tickets
Saturday 30th July ends the month with the Emancipation Summer Ball. A night of elegance and celebration of Jamaican culture, with attendance from High Commissioners and live performances from comedienne Glenda Jaxson. Tickets include; Rum Reception sponsored by Wray and Nephew, 3 course meal with proceeds going to the National Education Trust, Jamaica. Leyton Great Hall, 1 Adelaide Road, E10 5NN, £60. Doors 6pm. Tickets
All event tickets are available via Eventbrite, except Emancipation Summer Ball on Ticket Source.