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One day family event designed by Urban MBA to celebrate and showcase the work of local young entrepreneurs.
Frequently young people are promoted negatively; as local entrepreneurs they are now giving back to the community by organising this local event for all the family. Stalls, activities and music performances.
Come and sample
- Cultural Fusion Food from Cally Munchy
- Smoothies from Bringing Eden
- Pies Bakery
- Head Massage
- Kids Games & face painting
- Music from 8 Eyez
and take part in Mayamada’s Treasure Hunt
About some of the Entrepreneurs:
Julia Samboma (19), a member of the Urban MBA alumni set up 8Eyez, a media and events company that showcases emerging talent when she was 18. With 3 successful and sold out events, Julia plans to bring young people who have come through her platform to perform at ‘Easter in the Square’.
Nigel Twumasi (31) is the co-founder of mayamada, a creative brand inspired by anime and manga. An Urban MBA supported company featured in Vogue, GQ, The Voice, London Live, Metro and more, mayamada is set in their own universe of characters. Nigel and co-founder Lao write original manga-style comics, design streetwear clothing, host their own social
gaming event, and deliver workshops using storytelling to unlock the creative potential in young people. “Hackney is a culturally diverse area that as allowed us to grow our brand through connections with local businesses, schools and residents too.”
Mrs Pepys’ Pies are purveyors of hand made pies and other savouries using local and organic ingredients. All our meat is free range. As well as filling your belly we also nourish the community by creating tempting slices of employment for people with mental health problems. The business is nearly two years old, whilst I am 49 on the outside and 21 on the inside. I love markets and moved to Dalston 16 years ago to be near Ridley Road. My business is name after Elizabeth Pepys, wife of the 17th century diarist, Samuel Pepys, and I recreating historical recipes.