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Untold Stories. A history of Black People in Kent   

Medway African and Caribbean Association , Black History Live project is pleased to announce two live screenings of  "Untold Stories, a history of African and Caribbean people in Kent.

A short film telling the untold stories of African and Caribbean people who lived and worked in Kent in the 19th and 20th Century. A fascinating insight into their lives, their contribution and the legacy they left. There will be a post film panel discussion 

For Tickets to the event please click on the following links:

The Brook Theatre screening :

Gulbenkian screening :

Young Black Achievers Awards 2018

Nominations are now open for our 13th annual Young Black Achievers Awards. We are delighted to be supported again by Midkent College and Medway Council Black Workers' Forum. We are still look for sponsors for this prestigious event. Every year we receive some amazing nominations and in the past 12 years have given out over 100 awards plus! so help us to grow and celebrate the achievements of young black people across Kent and Medway

This year we are recognising the achievements of Black people from the Windrush generation. Download a nomunation form for more details and to make a nomination. 

To nominate a young person please see details of award rules, categories and criteria below. Nominations can be sent by email to or by completing the online form below.

Want to perform at the awards ceremony? or know someone who would like to perform? get in touch! email

To buy tickets for the awards and dinner dance, click on the image


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If the nomination is successful, you will be notified. Winners will be expected to attend the awards ceremony.

Windrush nomination form
Windrush awards form.doc
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Young Black Achievers Award Categories, Rules and Criteria 2018
Black acheivers application 2018.doc
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Young Black Achievers Award Categories, Rules and Criteria 2018
YPU awards nomination form 18.doc
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Date Event

Every Tuesday

1p.m. - 4p.m.

Drop in Group meets at The Sunlight Centre.

Light refreshments are available along with group activities such as dominoes, bingo, sweing, speakers on health matters and other matters of interest.

There is a small fee to sttend the sessions and for any extra activities and outings. The group is run by volunteers from MACA.







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c/o The Sunlight Centre

105 Richmond Road

Gillingham, Kent




Or use our online contact form.


More volunteers

The recent recruitment campaign has boosted our numbers, but we are always looking to welcome more volunteers.

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