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Music, Dance and Poetry: Celebrating World Social Work Day through Creative Collaboration

Showcasing the talents of BASW members and people with lived experience, including musicians, poets and dancers

This event will is a celebration of the creativity of social workers across the global community on World Social Work Day 2021. It will consist of a showcase of music, poetry, and dance and will be led by both social workers and those with lived experience.

What to expect


  • Musically talented BASW members have come together to create a music video in celebration of World Social Work Day.
  • A cover of a song that members feel captured the Ubuntu theme
  • Contribution of instrumental, vocal and technical talents from members including: Alie Sea, Pete Feldon, Steve Ambler, Colin Newland, Angi Naylor, John McGowan, Hannah Branton, Phil Rigotto, Annette Yolanda-Bells and Rebekah Pierre


  • Join us to hear poetry from 'J' Ahmed - Co-Production Partner, Healthwatch Salford and expert by experience
  • 'J' will share poetry on the themes of Ubuntu, Social Work and Black Lives Matter


  • Ali Sea, Consultant Social Worker, will lead us in an energising dance session

  • Get your blood pumping with fun and simple dance moves that will be brought together to create a whole routine

BASW Professional Officer, Rebekah Pierre, will close this event with a reflection on the past year and a focus on our hopes for the future.