The Village Pop Up Market and festival
Saturday 23rd September 2017
2.00pm – 9.00pm
POP UP MARKET
Join independent makers and designers who are selling:
Clothing | Jewellery | Accessories | Arts | Natural skincare and beauty | Homeware | Books
Music on rotation by
Ace of Jacks
Our pop up shop is an opportunity for you to purchase high quality goods from independent brands.
Pop Up Shop Traders include:
- Nature’s Gift Products – Hand made skin care stuff; creams, soaps, hand creams and hand made bags
- FunkyNChunky – Handmade African print bags, statement jewellery, Head wraps and purses
- AyoJoy - Handmade African print upholstered furniture
- Jamaica Deli - Cold pressed sugar cane juice, jerk chicken and healthy vegetarian wraps
Throughout the day enjoy fresh refreshments, the best in local art, craft and clothing stalls, books, children’s activities, face-painting, live music, and discussions.
2.30pm - Natural hair and self care
Inspirational YOU proudly present the third instalment of their natural hair and well-being series.
For black women across the diaspora, the choice of how one wears their hair is at times more than simply a personal choice. Often, it’s rife with social and political implications that can have a profound impact on all aspects of one’s life.
This series is a forum for all to come together and discuss the beauty and visibility of natural hair. The Black hair care industry is worth £88 million and as utilising the rise of social influencers to reach a new audience.
This panel of industry influencers will discuss hair maintenance, wellbeing, hair stories, style options, professional experiences and reflections on the importance of self care in an inclusive and lively environment.
Lance Lowe - @UndergroundHairdresser - Salon based in Notting Hill
Vicki Igbokwe - Creative Director of Uchenna Dance
Jahdusha - Co-Editor of Natural Hair Weekly
4.00pm - Bend so you don't break (mental health & wellbeing discussion)
Wellbeing and mental health is a concern for everyone, regardless of race, status, class, and power. There are many positive steps being taking by businesses and local communities to break down the stigma and silence around mental health, but more needs to be done
Kelechi Okafor - Actress and Founder of Kelechnekoff Fitness Studio
Lisa Bent - Counsellor, Commentator & Founder of Self-Central
Tevin Vassell - Poet and Presenter
7.00pm - Live Acoustic Show (Booking required)
In the evening we have a live acoustic showcase
Mr. Working @officialjr100
Poetic Impact @Poetic_impact
Janaishia Wade @theangelsings
SJ Soulist - @sjsoulist
Come and hear about The Village CIC and their plans for this new community space.
Call: 07772 527 813 / 07545 156 111