TROY ELLIS & GEORGE FRANCIS |
University of Bristol
| Bristol, United Kingdom
| Jamaica | London
Bridging Histories is proud to support the Alton Ellis O.D. Awards, celebrating individuals who are spreading positivity and making a great contribution to their community.
Alton Ellis is known as the Godfather of the Rocksteady, a musical form that began in Jamaica in the 1960s and evolved into reggae. Ellis took Jamaica's music scene by storm with his sweet, sparse, romantic and joyful music, and rocksteady beat.
The Alton Ellis O.D. awards celebrate people who share in Ellis's values of positivity and who are coming together to do great things.
You can nominate local heroes for an award in any of ten categories.
Health and wellness
Education and employment
Music and creative arts
Sport and physical activity
Over time, Bridging Histories will be sharing highlight stories fromsome of the100s of people who have received awards already.