Consultation meeting @TheAfrica Centre: ‘Entrepreneurship & Innovation’
The Africa Centre is opening a Creative Hub this December with desk space for creatives and entrepreneurs and we would like to hear your feedback during our Consultation event next Thursday 10th
Come to have a tour of the new space and give us feedback!
The event will explore one of the Africa Centre’s five pillars of activity: ‘Entrepreneurship & Innovation’ and how that will be implemented through the Centre’s programme activities and the development of the Creative Hub.
Join us at the Africa Centre, 66 Great Suffolk street - SE1 0BL,
on Thursday 10th November, from 6 to 8pm.
If you can’t make this date or are interested in feeding back on
other pillars, here are the dates of the remaining Africa Centre Consultation events:
• Culture and Social: Thursday 17th November 2016
• Education: Wednesday 23rd November 2016
• Intellectual: Thursday 8th December 2016
Consultation meetings @TheAfricaCentre: LAUNCH EVENT
The Africa Centre is now located in Southwark and its ‘new home’ will soon boast resolutely innovative spaces!
We are launching a series of consultation events at the Centre ( 27th October to 8th December 2016) and call out to ALL who are interested in contemporary
African arts, African culture and creative industries, to drop in, meet with inspiring people and share ideas that will help us build the NEW Africa Centre.
During this first session, we look at welcoming industry experts from the Art & Culture, Education, Advocacy and Creative Business sectors, as well as community leaders and long-time supporters of London’s cultural diversity.
Over the course of two hours, we will share with you our emerging thinking and the promising architectural schemes for our 4-storey building in Southwark.
If you're lucky, we may give you a tour of our newly acquired Railway Arches too.
The Africa Centre proudly celebrates its 50th Anniversary.
For 50 years, the Centre has played a unique role in supporting African art, culture, enterprise and education in the UK.
Join us on Thursday 6th October at the Roundhouse for an evening of live music performances accompanied by a delightful cocktail reception.
Enjoy acoustic jazz-folk-soul by London's very own Bumi Thomas, liven yourself up with Fela Kuti-inspired afrobeats by 'The Fontanelles', and finish your evening in style with Anna Mudeka band playing a fusion of music driven from the Mbira music of Zimbabwe.
BIG60 ART, CULTURE AND LIFESTYLE ‘POP UP’
BIG60 is an annual Art, Culture and Lifestyle 'pop up' created by A Whitespace Creative Agency (AWCA), in partnership with the British Council, which provides artistic and culinary experiences to its visitors.
For the first time since inception, the 2016 edition of BIG60, themed “Crossing Borders” will be hosted in London.
The Africa Centre is proud to welcome new talents from the visual and
performing art scenes, with the aim to celebrate creative expression #MadeInNigeria.
Through BIG60, the Centre is committed to stimulate intercultural dialogue between Africa and its diaspora in the UK and promote African creatives on the rise.
Join us for a next week of celebrations and discover new trends from poetry, film and music, to urban art, photography, fashion, cuisine and much more.
ART EXHIBITION: Le Trait by Soly Cisse
The Africa Centre and Sulger-Buel Lovell present Le Trait by renowned Senegalese artist Soly Cisse. Following the success of Cisse’s first exhibition of collage paintings at Sulger-Buel Lovell, the show has been extended with new works showcased at The Africa Centre.
Friday 11 March – 1 April
Film Screening – New African subcultures : Death Metal Angola
The Africa Centre is delighted to partner with Calvert 22 to present a special film event that aims to explore counter-narratives and subculture movements taking place in Angola.
We hope you can join us to see the premiere screening of a film exploring the ‘’other’’ African identity, with documentary by Jeremy Xido (Death Metal Angola).
Friday 18th March
7:00 pm – 8:30pm at Calvert 22
Death Metal Angola
Sonia Ferreira and Wilker Flores live and breathe hardcore rock and roll. They run the Okutiuka orphanage in the war-ravaged city of Huambo, Angola and dream of mounting the first-ever national rock concert. Raucous and righteous, Death Metal Angola follows their story, giving the audiences a look at a rock show off the grid that is fulfilling, haunting and real.