The Tony Cheeseman Foundation

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About The Tony Cheeseman Foundation

The Tony Cheeseman Foundation is a non-profit organisation whose mission is to preserve the heritage of the African Caribbean Communities in the East End of London and in particular Newham. The foundation aims to promote, inspire and support personal growth and community resilience through carrying on the African rooted work of Tony Cheeseman including nurturing, recording and presenting the rich heritage of the African Caribbean experience; sharing skills. imparting knowledge and harnessing technology to foster cross generational learning and celebrating our ingenuity through culturally relevant events , performance and workshops.

The Foundation was formed in 2010 to commemorate the life of Tony Cheeseman.

The Tony Cheeseman Foundation's Records
Tony Cheeseman, Newham Black Performing and Visual Arts Workshop.
Now the site of Forest Gate McDonald's

Newham Black Performing and Visual Arts Workshop was set up in 1980 by Tony Cheeseman (1944-2009) and others to support the education, development and promotion of Black Arts in London....


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Newham Heritage Month is an online heritage festival running throughout June, with new heritage records being added daily and a range of workshops any other free virtual events to take part in.

1 - 31 May 2021