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Thank You Community!!!

Hey Team!

 

We made it!

 

We  smashed our target of £5,000 securing £5000 in match funding from East Sussex County Council bringing us to the grand total of £11,266 

 

So we will be OPENING OUR DOORS once a week!! Join our mailing list to find out more. The Lab has been operating on a volunteer basis for the best part of 2 years. This will allow us to share more of the love, more of the time with more people! 

So a massive thank you to everyone who donated, share a post, read an article, spoke to someone about what we were up to, cheered us along, came to an event, donated art, bought art, engaged with our social media. We couldnt have done it without YOU!!!!

september
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Get Your Joy On!

Dance class for all abilities, advance booking recommended. Get your joy on with movement director and choreographer Darragh O’Leary.

Pop routines to sweat and laugh too. 

Mon 2nd  October 5.30 pm & 7 pm
Mon 9th  October 5.30 pm & 7 pm

Mon 16th  October 5.30 pm & 7 pm
Mon 23rd  October 5.30 pm & 7 pm
- Booking Essential

@Afri-Co-Lab
£15/ £10/ £5 Concessions
*4 Class Bundle Plan £36

Mondays 5:30 pm + 7 pm

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Yoga For deep Rest And Recovery
with Janice Kate Fisher
Five Week Yoga Courses For Every Body.
 

Book your spot by 20th the of October to enjoy our early bird booking discounts!             
Following on from Everybody Yoga Retreats, we are excited to share with you our new five-week Every Body Positive Yoga courses. 

These courses, as always are gentle and restorative; time for your body to rest and recover from the hectic-ness of life.

Starting 29th October 2023
Sundays - 11 am to 12:15 pm

Weekly

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Photography by Rafe Eddington

A Weekly Joyful Practice For Every Body

This invitation is simple.

Meet me as you are.

Using a combination of gentle stretching, breathing exercises, movement and joyful dance we will greet the day and start our weekend energised and refreshed.

 

Absolutely no experience necessary. Sessions suit every mind and body. Come with an open heart. Smiles will be provided but feel free to bring your own to share. 

Friday 22nd Sept 7:30 am
Friday 29th Sept 7:30 am
Friday 6th
 Oct 7:30 am
Friday 13th Oct 7:30 am

- Booking Essential

Fridays | 7:30 am - 8:30 am

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It does exactly what it says on the tin! Join us for an eve of creative reflection through the art of collage.

 

Using magazines, fabrics, wallpaper, banana leaf and whatever paper-like materials we can find. Cut and combine images and textures to reflect the world as you feel it.

September 28th + October 26th
7 pm - 9 pm

The Last Thursday of the month

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Sew Social with Karen Arthur

Sew Social is a monthly gathering on the first Tuesday of the month for Black an
d people of Colour crafters. 

 

We invite you to bring your handheld creative pieces or your mending pile. Sew on some buttons, come with a crafty dilemma or begin afresh! Knitters, sewists, quilters, artists and everyone in between. 

Sew Social is a dreamy space, a space to enable like minded crafters to meet and chat and to help alleviate loneliness and promote positive mental well being through craft for Global Majority folks local and those just passing through.

@Afri-Co-Lab
£15/ £10/ £5 Concessions

3rd Oct | Nov 7th 
7 pm - 9 pm

1st Tuesdays of the Month

coming soon

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@Afri-Co-Lab
£15/ £10/ £5 Concessions

What Sarah Read Next with Uju Asika & Raising Boys Who Do Better

Raising Boys who Do Better is an invitation for parents of boys, parents of daughters, aunties, uncles, godmothers, godfathers, teachers, community leaders and anyone who cares about young males in their life to ask; how we can raise boys who are empowered to stand up for what is right?

 

As well as her own anecdotal experiences, Uju Asika who is a parent of boys herself, explores confronting toxic masculinity. She delves into the hot-button issues affecting boys today- from education to sexism to power and consent. Raising Boys Who Do Better looks at bringing up boys in the era of #MeToo and Black Lives Matter.

 

Join Sarah Gwoyoma from What Sarah Read Next to dig deep into this amazing guide, ask questions and share thoughts. 

Friday 13th Oct |  7 pm - 9 pm

Afri-Co-Lab is a community interest company based in
St Leonards-On-Sea, East Sussex, headed up by fashion designer makers Anna & Lilly.

Combining their Ugandan cultural heritage, British seaside home and sustainability to create workshops, educational programmes, creative events and artistic interventions for seasoned and newbie creatives alike!

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Hattie Spice shop front takeover. January 2021

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facilitating creative exploration.

Past Projects

discovering your inner maker.

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Making Things Happen

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identity

creativity

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Never too young to create.      

Mini-Makers.                        

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  Making                        

  Uganglish Style.        

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