Meet The Two British Women Bringing Back Live Events
Now, for the first time, CURLYTREATS Natural Hair Fest and Radiate Festival are uniting to bring together the power of both brands to provide visitors with a fun and exciting memorable experience post lockdown. 4,000 visitors each day are expected to attend the two-day outdoor event at London’s iconic Crystal Palace Park. The joint festival will provide a unique experience with a variety of empowerment sessions, musical acts, fashion, art, food & markets – while strengthening the community.
Vinna Best, Director of CURLYTREATS said:
“We’re very excited to build on our relationship with this partnership to show what a great example of collaboration over competition looks like. We carefully considered the suitability of this new location and decided that choosing an outdoor location would mean we can ensure there is enough space for all to enjoy whilst following government guidelines.”
Wendy Cummins, Director of Radiate Festival said:
As two Black women-led grassroots organisations, CURLYTREATS and Radiate Festival have always been committed to adding value to the Black British community by pushing the boundaries of possibility. During this post-pandemic recovery period, they are re-building back even better. But it is not all clear waters to the finishing line as working & planning an event right at the end of the Stage 3 lockdown means some measures will still be in place for the duo. Working with local authority officials presents the perfect opportunity to ease visitors back into socialising after such a long and stressful year.
About CURLYTREATS Fest
CURLYTREATS Fest is an impactful celebration of Black women. Promoting self-love, empowerment and challenging hair discrimination that leads to a lack of confidence. CURLYTREATS Fest is committed to creating experiences that empower Black women and girls.
About Radiate Festival
Radiate Festival hosts London’s Windrush Festival, a rich & vibrant cultural event by the local Black Community. It’s the perfect expression of the real culture & heritage of Black Londoner’s from the Caribbean who can now annually celebrate the Windrush pioneers & its many generations.
• Natural but a wearer of protective hairstyles
• Thinking about giving up the harmful chemicals from relaxers.
• Learn what ingredients are good for natural hair
• Get discounted beauty products and discover new brands.
• Interested in celebrating your natural hair and beauty.
• Seeking hands-on training and knowledge from the experts.