"The best part of the event was that The Gentleman's Network managed to get people from diverse backgrounds together for a tremendous evening, where insights were shared, as well as collective thought was fostered.

There was an audience from different walks of life and they came together for a common goal."

~ TGN Made Men Guest 2017


Overview of TGN Made Men 2017

On 14th November 2017, The Gentlemen’s Network put on the first Made Men event designed to celebrate black British males for International Men's Day held at the Rainmaking Loft, opposite the iconic Tower Bridge in London. 

We honoured many men from different walks of life including Aaron Wallace - Shear & Shine Founder, Duro Oye - Founder of 2020 Change, political commentator and award-winning author Kenny Imafidon, creative genius Malik Sankara, fashion designer Nicholas Dex, and Founder of the Eligible Bachelor Rasheed Ige, hosted by professional duo Pure Yinkz and Uncle D.

Keynote speakers King Cas and Prof. Khonsu imparted wisdom with our guests, with poetic performances from The Brotherhood and Alph Arley with Armstrong Martins serenading our guests prior to his X Factor debut. And last but not least, the talented Feyi Badejo showcased his incredible artwork!

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Check out the TGN Made Men 2017 eBooklet here

This publication features advise from the men honoured on the night with further insight.


Special Thanks

We would like to say a special thanks to those that attended and contributed to making this event happen. 

Special thanks go to our event supporters (in no particular order):

Rainmaking Loft, 2020 Change, Pure Yinkz, Uncle D, Feyi Badejo, Alph Arley, King Cas, Prof. Khonsu, The Brotherhood - Dxggz and Magero, Aaron Wallace, Duro Oye, Kenny Imafidon, Malik Sankara, Nicholas Dex, Rasheed Ige, Shanice Mantey, Being ManKind, Events UnCut, Illyoustrate, in Other News, Nandos, Creative Cake Designs, Pick Up Academy, Double S Media, IC-FREE, Shear & Shine, Melanin Adventure, Quality HQ, International Men's Day, Capital Moments, Illyoustrate, Prestige M, Food Junkee, Tarah Long, Phoebe Williams, Sarah Aluko, Sedem Ama, David Agyemang, Godwin Deveer


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