Untold Story Part 2 - Black Soldiers in the First World War

4 February 5 to 7pm
Potters House Church, 254 Abbey Street, Dery DE22 3SX

This event explores the involvement of African/Caribbean soldiers during World War I. Invited is author and historian H. Barnes - author of Why Are West Indians here in this country? - who will share knowledge spanning 400 years of African/Caribbean contribution to Britain's military services. Also joining are veterans with a parade of standards.


The event takes place on Saturday 4 February 2017, from 5pm to 7.30pm at Potters House Church, 254 Abbey Street , Derby, DE22 3SX. This event will highlight the positive contributions of black migrants, especially those of African/Caribbean people to Britain in the last century.

Professor H. Barnes' book will be on sale.

Donations upon entry appreciated.

2014 to 2018 are dedicated to the centenary commemoration of World War I. Various communities have been hosting events and projects, researching and sharing stories of real people during World War I. Thus, this event particularly highlights the remembrances and sacrifices of African/Caribbean soldiers during this four year Commemoration.

M-prez Enterprise is a not-for-profit organisation formed on behalf of women and young adults in 2009. It runs workshops, seminars and entertainment activities for disadvantaged communities across the Midlands.

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For more information and event flyer contact mprez.ent@gmail.com or 07718882562