Heart and Soul – Live Musical Showcase 2011, hosted at the RichMix Centre by Julie Payne and sponsored by Exemplar.
This is the main event in the annual celebration of Black History Month and Exemplar were proud to be lead sponsor for 2011. Held at the renowned RichMix Centre in Shoreditch, over 200 people enjoyed a night of live music and merriment. The event bought every culture possible under one roof to enjoy performances from a number of singers from the cast of Thriller currently appearing in the west end, local performers Fil Straughan,Patrick Alan,Angie Brown backed by the Mighty Dukes band. Tributes were paid to Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Prince, Whitney Houston, Aretha Franklin and many more.
Baroness Oona King of Bow, Trevor Philips OBE and our very own Daniel Van Gelder addressed the evening giving speeches to celebrate the rich Black History of London and in particular the East End.