It’s been a week since we held our first ever Children’s Empowerment and Literary Festival on Saturday 30th July 2016 and what an amazing turnout it was! Over the course of the day, we had 175 guests come and enjoy the the many stalls and activities that we had. We had a selection of workshops which proved popular with children, a favourite proving to be the I Can Project workshop, as well as a panel for parents that discussed topics around diverse literature and empowerment.

A special thank you to all of our vendors, workshop leaders, panellists, volunteers and our host, Remel London, for making the event a successful, enjoyable day!

Thank you to the various sponsors of CELF2016; Cantu Beauty, Lewisham Homes, Mellz Photography, Xambino, Sheabutter Cottage, Evolving Diva, Cousin Connections Publishing, Obi and Titi, Butterfly Books, Sofn’free and Creme of Nature.

Take a look at some of the images from the day and be sure to stay tuned for next year’s festival!

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