Black History at Union Chapel

Photo credit: Islington Local History Centre

Union Chapel is a working church, events venue and a space for community projects in Islington. During the coronavirus pandemic, like many other religious spaces and event venues, the Union Chapel has suspended its face to face events until further notice. However they have continued to provide support for the community through their Community Emergency Response initiative, find out more about their work on their website. They have also continued to hold events and performances online.

Black History Month Special Service

On Sunday 18th October Union Chapel held a special Black History Month service with performances from black musicians, take a look at some of the performances below:

“I can’t hear nobody pray” – CLAUDINA EDWARDS & OGO AJALA
“Blackbird” – OGO AJALA
“Stand Up” – CLAUDINA EDWARDS & OGO AJALA

Head over to the Union Chapel YouTube channel for more videos.

The Whole Truth Channel 4

Channel 4 recently filmed a programme to mark World Mental Health Day 2020. Hosted by Jordan Stephens, founder of the mental health movement #IAMWHOLE, the programme featured UK artists Che Lingo, Arlo Parks and Kojey Radical, and was filmed inside the Union Chapel. Take a look at some of the photos taken during filming of the programme:

Watch The Whole Truth on the Channel 4 website here.

Union Chapel Website: www.unionchapel.org.uk

All images and videos on this post have been provided by Union Chapel unless stated otherwise.

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