Past Workshops & Events

What We Have Learnt

  • Afro Haircare Workshop
    Thu, 12 May
    Woodlands Youth Centre
    12 May, 19:00 – 21:00
    Woodlands Youth Centre, Woodlands Rd, Gillingham ME7 2BX, UK
    Struggling to care for yours or your child’s afro textured hair? Confused by the plethora of products available? Baffled by all the conflicting advice and tutorials online?
  • MCC T-Shirt Factory!
    Sat, 07 May
    Woodlands Youth Centre
    07 May, 10:30 – 13:00
    Woodlands Youth Centre, Woodlands Rd, Gillingham ME7 2BX, UK
    Medway Culture Club transformed into an MCC T-shirt Factory, in preparation for the then fast-approaching Platinum Jubilee celebrations.
  • The BIG MCC Bake Off!
    Sat, 02 Apr
    Woodlands Youth Centre
    02 Apr, 10:30 – 13:00
    Woodlands Youth Centre, Woodlands Rd, Gillingham ME7 2BX, UK
    Local restaurateur and owner of the Jerk Cafe in Strood teaches what goes into running a restaurant
  • Trailblazers: The Driving Force!
    Sat, 05 Mar
    Woodlands Youth Centre
    05 Mar, 10:30 – 13:00
    Woodlands Youth Centre, Woodlands Rd, Gillingham ME7 2BX, UK
    Welcome local trailblazers who inspire us with stories of how they have blazed a trail.
  • Untold Histories!
    Sat, 05 Feb
    Woodlands Youth Centre
    05 Feb, 10:30 – 13:00
    Woodlands Youth Centre, Woodlands Rd, Gillingham ME7 2BX, UK
    Together we will step back in time to learn about multicultural Roman Britain including Severus Septimius.
  • Christmas: Treats and Traditions
    Sat, 04 Dec
    Woodlands Youth Centre
    04 Dec 2021, 10:30 – 13:00
    Woodlands Youth Centre, Woodlands Rd, Gillingham ME7 2BX, UK
    Medway Culture Club brings a fun and festive session and spreads a little Christmas cheer.
  • Let’s All Create – Samba!
    Sat, 06 Nov
    Woodlands Youth Centre
    06 Nov 2021, 10:30 – 14:30
    Woodlands Youth Centre, Woodlands Rd, Gillingham ME7 2BX, UK
    Let’s All Create, an arts organisation who will deliver a high energy Brazilian Samba Drumming workshop. Working together, we will be creating a piece of Brazilian music, learning about different instruments and cultural traditions and having loads of fun at the same time!
  • Inspiring Creativity & Literacy!
    Sat, 02 Oct
    Woodlands Youth Centre
    02 Oct 2021, 10:30 – 14:30
    Woodlands Youth Centre, Woodlands Rd, Gillingham ME7 2BX, UK
    An interactive session with Kent-based, highly accomplished Children’s author Tolá Okogwu. Tolá has worked with the Medway Culture Club teachers to design a fun and fictitious session which includes storytelling, art & design, creative thinking and writing.
  • The Mother of Invention!
    Sat, 04 Sept
    Woodlands Youth Centre
    04 Sept 2021, 10:30 – 14:30
    Woodlands Youth Centre, Woodlands Rd, Gillingham ME7 2BX, UK
    An interactive session highlighting the achievements of some key innovators from the past and how their inventions still benefit us in the present day.
  • Medway Culture Club Carnival
    Sat, 28 Aug
    Woodlands Youth Centre
    28 Aug 2021, 11:00 – 15:00
    Woodlands Youth Centre, Woodlands Rd, Gillingham ME7 2BX, UK
    Medway Culture Club Carnival is a FREE Family Fun Day is a chance for us to get together and celebrate the diversity within our community.
  • African Storytelling & Drumming
    Sat, 03 Jul
    Woodlands Youth Centre
    03 Jul 2021, 10:30 – 13:30
    Woodlands Youth Centre, Woodlands Rd, Gillingham ME7 2BX, UK
    A partnership with the award-winning IROKO Theatre Company, who will deliver a traditional African storytelling and hands-on drumming workshop.
  • Ancient Civilisations – featuring Mansa Musa and the Kingdom of Mali
    05 Jun 2021, 10:00 – 11:00 BST
    Zoom Meeting
    In the month in which we will celebrate Father’s Day, this interactive workshop explores some of our forefathers and various civilisations. Highlighting some of the cultural customs and advancements and how these may have influenced modern-day society.
  • Spotlight on Mary Seacole
    Sat, 08 May
    Zoom Meeting
    08 May 2021, 10:00 – 11:00 BST
    Zoom Meeting
    To commemorate International Nurses Day and the 73rd anniversary of the NHS, Medway Culture Club will be spotlighting Mary Seacole.
  • The Wonder of Windrush
    Sat, 03 Apr
    Zoom Meeting
    03 Apr 2021, 10:00 – 11:00 BST
    Zoom Meeting
    This interactive workshop will describe the migration of people arriving in the UK from Caribbean countries between 1940s - 1970s, who are known as the “Windrush” generation.
  • Trailblazers
    Sat, 06 Mar
    Zoom Meeting
    06 Mar 2021, 10:00 – 11:00 GMT
    Zoom Meeting
    An interactive lesson that focuses on the subject of inspirational trailblazers and their achievements.
  • Diversity
    Sat, 30 Jan
    Zoom Meeting
    30 Jan 2021, 11:00 – 12:00 GMT
    Zoom Meeting
    An interactive lesson that aims to explore the subject of Diversity and what it means to each of us.