The Africa Centre is located in the heart of London at 38 King Street, Covent Garden, WC2E 8JT. It is part of London’s most vibrant cultural quarter , only some 30 metres from the Covent Garden Piazza and some 5 mins from Covent Garden tube station – see map at ‘Contact Us’.
Since the 1960s it has been host to a huge variety of events including theatre and dance productions, art exhibitions, music, cabaret and comedy gigs, literature events and book Launches, debates on topics of importance to Africa and its diaspora, fashion shows, music awards and corporate and private parties.
We have several spaces you can hire. The hire arrangement will be tailored to your needs and is flexible. You can also hire our equipment, our staff or our caterers.
For the range and costs of spaces to hire click here to go to ‘Spaces’ page.
For the range and costs of equipment to hire click here to download the technical equipment document (PDF).
If you require any other information or to discuss your particular needs contact email@example.com or telephone Susan on +44 (0)20 7836 1973 or Melanie on + 44 (0)2072245680.
PLEASE NOTE: Booking fees for Xmas Eve, Boxing Day, New Year’s Eve 2012 and New Year’s day 2013 will be £150 / hour. The equipment hire rates will remain the same.
Fees for all other dates will be as the current booking form for NFP/CHARITIES only. Between 17/12/12 and 01/01/13, rates for private and corporate hires will be negotiated – please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. If you are considering an event finishing later than 23.00 it will need an extended licence ( temporary event notice) which we can apply for on your behalf but we cannot guarantee that you will get the extended time you prefer. The charge is £50.00 and we would need 3 weeks notice to do this.
The AC will be closed from 27/12/12 to 30/12/12 incl and 02/01/13 to 07/01/13 incl except for extraordinary bookings. The Comedy Club in the Basement may continue, please contact the Top Secret Comedy Club.