Press & Events

2024

📚Grandad and Me stocked in Ruby's Read - from February 2024

📅V-itality Winter Market @ Isleworth Public Hall - 3rd March


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2023

📅V-itality Spring Cultural Market @ Isleworth Public Hall - 5th March

🎤The Melanin Djali Project Conversations Podcast  - 11th March 
I was featured on this Canadian podcast in collaboration with the Ottawa Black Bookclub to discuss Grandad and Me. The project aims celebrate diversity and representation in children's storytelling, entertainment and edutainment. To be aired later on in the year (date tbc)

📅LK Spring Artisan Craft & Gift Fayre @ St John's Church, Beckenham - 25th March

🎤RealTalk with Simply Deez  - 2nd May
Live radio show promoting Like Me For Me and Grandad and Me in preparation for The Black Bookcase event in Luton (see below for event's details)

🎤TCTK Business Radio Show with DJ Mr.P - 3rd May
A live conversation talking about my business journey

📅V-itality 1st Anniversary Cultural Market @ Isleworth Public Hall - 7th May

📅One Love, One Stop Marketplace @ The Robert Fitzroy Academy - 14th May

📅The Black Bookcase: The Luton African Books, Arts & Craft Festival @ Luton Sixth Form College Bradgers Hill Road, Luton, LU2 7EW, England- 3rd June

📅Return To Your Roots @The H Suite 100 Icknield Port Road, Birmingham, B16 0AA, England - 17th June

📅St Marks C of E Primary School's Summer Fair, Harleyford Rd, SE11 5SL - 1st July

📅Brentford Festival, Blondin Park - 3rd September

📅Panasonic Diversity Day, Bracknell Berkshire, RG12 1RT - 7th September

📅Our Stories: Nubian Books & Art Fair, The Palms, Peckham Palms Arcade- 16th September

📚Grandad and Me stocked in New Becon Books, Finsbury Park, London N4 3EN - from September 2023

📅Black History Month PopUp at Lambeth College, SW4 9BL - 18th October 

📅Black British Book Festival, Southbank Centre London - 28th October 

📅V-itality Spring Cultural Market @ Isleworth Public Hall - 5th November 

📅St Thomas Becket School Christmas Craft Fair, SE25 5BN - 8th December 

📅St Philips Church, Norbury, SW16 4NW - 9th December 

📅V-itality Winter Market @ Isleworth Public Hall - 10th November 


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2022

📅My Pop Up Event @ West Norwood Picturehouse - 3rd April

📅Black Female Entrepreneur Greenwich (BFEG) @ Woolwich Library - 7th April

📅PSA Living - Official Launch & Fundraiser @ Streatham Space Project - 30th April 

📅Taste for Good Vibe Family Day Event @ Paradox Community Centre, Chingford - 21th May

📅Woodside Jubilee Festival @ Christie Drive CR0 6YA - 4th June

📅Make Shift Foundation, Windrush Market Day 1@ Brixton Station Road - 25th June

📅Taste of the Caribbean Event @ Croydon Road Recreation Ground, Beckenham - 2nd July

📅Unity Link Up Family Fun Day @ Upper Norwood Library - 30th July

💻Black Woman Blog ~ Onyx Yayas - August 
I met sisters Joanna and Natalie whilst trading at the BFEG market and they told me all about their sisterhood Blog for Black Women. I automatically knew that I wanted to be interviewed and share my story on a platform which inspires, educates and transforms Black women.

🎤Interview with Danni Blechner: Book Journey Mentor for Authors - August
With my debut children's book Grandad and Me set for release on 3rd September, I had an interview with Danni Blechner, Founder of Conscious Dreams Publishers. Watch on CDP's YouTube channel 

📅Grandad and Me Book Launch @ Streatham Space Project - 3rd September 
Our Like Me For Me founder, Dorraine Robinson celebrates the release of her debut children's book Grandad and Me

📅The Big Market @ Peckham Levels - 2nd October

📅One Love, One Stop Marketplace @ The Robert Fitzroy Academy - 8th October

📅Black Authors On The Rise: A Celebration of Black Authors @ Brent Community Hub - 15th October
Our Like Me For Me founder, Dorraine Robinson is just one of 75 authors of African and Caribbean descent to be published by Conscious Dreams Publishing. Come and celebrate Black Authors on the Rise.

📅 LK Christmas Artisan Craft & Gift Fayre @ St Barnabas Parish Hall, Dulwich Village - 12th November

📅One Love, One Stop Marketplace Christmas & Kwanzaa Bonanza @The Robert Fitzroy Academy - 4th December

📅Small Biz Christmas Gift Pop-up Market  @ Leyton Green Gallery  - 10th December

💻The Virtual Black Books Show - 11th December 
I will be joining host Makonnen Sankofa and several authors from around the world to speak about my book and tell the story behind their journeys. Available on the Black Books Show YouTube channel.
 
                                 
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2021

📅Black Culture Market @ The Department Store, Brixton - 5th & 6th June 

📖The Voice Black Business Guide - October
Whilst trading at the Black Culture Market in Brixton, I was approached by a jounalist working for The Voice Newspaper. I offered the opportunity to contribute to a feature in the 5th issue of The Voice Newspaper's Black Business Guide. Like Me For Me celebrated on page 25 of the Black Buisness Guide.

📅Christmas Market with My Pop Up Events @ Brixton Library - 27th November

📅Christmas Market with My Pop Up Events @ The Old Library, West Norwood - 5th December

📅Blue Borough Culture Market @St Lawrence Hall, Bromley - 18th December


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2019

🎤Real Talk Lounge - January
I was invited as a guest speaker to the Real Talk Lounge @ Tribe Urban Radio - an independent black owned online radio station, to discuss black youth of today.

📅The Made Youth Market @ Pop Brixton - 17th November

📅Black Culture Pop-Up Market @ Impact Brixton (inside Pop Brixton) - 28th & 29th November

📅Products on sale at Noir Kringle's Black Santa's Grotto Experience - 21st & 22nd December