Support for Ancestry Talks


Ancestry Talks has given hundreds of people in the UK free access to expert insight into tracing African & Caribbean & British ancestry.

Presenting genealogy discoveries interwoven with Black history references, audiences are invited to discover how Black ancestry and Black history can be harnessed as powerful tools for exploring self-identity and self-empowerment. Ancestry Talks is an unmissable supplement to the Black History event calendar.

Your pledge will help enhance and us extend the Ancestry Talks Programme beyond May 2018 and beyond London's M25. We want thousands of people to gain free access to our unique talks and workshops.

Pledge Now and get your reward!

Greater knowledge of family history is associated with a host of positive outcomes for the people, including higher self-esteem, a stronger belief in their capacity to control the future, lower levels of anxiety, fewer behavioral problems, more resilience in the event of hardship, better academic performance and better relationships with their parents. By Michael Alison Chandler December 10, 2013

I’m passionate supporting families and individuals explore their ancestry. That's why I'm aiming to raise funding to tour Ancestry Talks in metropolitan areas of the UK (London, Birmingham, Manchester) and beyond.

A day session costs a minimum of 500 pounds.

  • Preparation,
  • Venue hire,
  • travel subsistence expenses,
  • Equipment.