Serendipity Institute for Black Arts and Heritage

Category Supporter of Outstanding Woman in Act, Media and Music Award 2023

Serendipity Institute for Black Arts and Heritage’s mission is to centre perspectives from the African and African Caribbean Diaspora by embedding them in cultural experiences for all.

The programme includes the flagship dance festival, Let’s Dance International Frontiers, Black History Month Leicester and the annual Windrush Day Lecture.  Through this programme, Serendipity has established a legacy.

Hosting the Living Archive, documenting Black arts, heritage and culture, publishing the voices of Black artists and community activists, nurturing artists to create high-quality new work and mentoring young people as they navigate the industry.

Serendipity’s strength as a Black-led organisation is in working in partnership with artists, venues, educational institutions, museums, producers, directors, promoters, media companies, and agencies both in the UK and across international forums.