Friday, July 12, 2024

Peter Kayode Adegbie

Peter Kayode Adegbie is a pastor, writer, filmmaker and cultural entrepreneur. He is currently completing a PhD in Creative Writing at Newcastle University. Peter's work focuses on building inter-generational and inter-cultural bridges; he is originator and creative director of 'Changing Perspectives Project'. He is also director of 'Culture Parade', a community interest company that provides a melting pot for communities to share their heritage, their arts, literature, drama, fashion and cuisine with the wider community. Peter as winner of the Northern Film and Media Capture documentary scheme in 2007 made the acclaimed documentary, 'Same Faces, Different Stories' for Community Channel. He is winner of Newcastle University Enterprise Challenge Award for Culture and Creativity 2009, and Dr. Tony Trapp ABC Award 2009. Peter who served as a Christian missionary in East and Central Africa for eight years is founder and senior pastor of Sunderland Chapel of Light. He is married to Theodora, a legal practitioner, and they have two children.