The South West‘s Black Girl Convention returns to Bristol for its third year, connecting all things hair and beauty, health & wellbeing, business and enterprise, arts, digital and technology for womxn and girls of African and Caribbean heritage.
Expect opportunities to engage in a range of workshops, experience live demos, hear powerful stories from trailblazing individuals, participate in debate and discussions, shop in the market place and enjoy some amazing live performances.
This isn’t an invitation – this is your conference, this is your home created by people like you, for people like you! Join the movement as we continue to share and shape the Black Girl Experience in the South West.
Who is this for?
Our event is intergenerational, we believe that sharing the lived experience across generations is integral to our personal growth, strengthens our communities, and widens our support network.
Please note some subject content may be sensitive to those under 16.
Independent attendees 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
- Arrivals and registration from 9am
- Market Place from 9am-5.30pm
- Workshops from 10am
- Networking Drinks from 5pm
*those identifying as women and non-binary. The event is hosted in a fully accessible space. We are inclusive of the LGBTQ+ community. We encourage refugee, asylum and other migrants to join.
If you struggle to fund your place, we will have a limited number of gifted tickets available – contact GIFT TICKET LOTTERY to be added to the draw – successful gifted ticket holders to be notified by October 30th, 2019.
Support Black Girl Convention
If you would like to support Black Girl Convention donate / sponsor please get in touch firstname.lastname@example.org for our supporter brochure.
Black Girl Convention is an event hosted by The OJiJi Purple Project LTD (non profit). All funds raised will be invested into the smooth running of Black Girl Convention 2019, this includes venue refreshments, marketing, facilitators fees, volunteer expenses and gift access for low-income attendees.
Any excess funds raised will be used to contribute to future Black Girl Convention activity.
When will I hear back?
If you have not heard from us by 31st October, unfortunately you have not been successful.
Should I still buy a ticket if I want to apply?
If you buy and ticket, and you end up being a speaker/workshop facilitator we will reimburse the price of your ticket.
If you buy a ticket and you become a market trader we will subsidise the amount already paid on your ticket off your traders fee.
Are speakers paid?
Yes – fees will be offered to selected applicants, there are a number of time slots/ durations available, the fee will be proportional.
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