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The Trustees of the Africa Centre are pleased to announce that Kenneth Olumuyiwa Tharp CBE has been appointed Director of the Africa Centre. As one of the UK’s most respected cultural leaders, Kenneth will lead the Africa Centre into an exciting new phase, including a major capital project and redefining us as the international centre for contemporary African culture, business and innovation. Under Kenneth’s direction the...

Date: ALL YEAR ‘ROUND | Every Sunday from 20th of May 2018, 2pm – 3.30pm Location: Arch 29 @TheAfricaCentre Visit their website for tickets & schedule info   Six week once in a lifetime course - learn how to hula hoop! Want to learn how to isolate, spin multiple hoops and up your hoop game? In these sessions, you will learn how to hoop like Marawa’s Majorettes a World Record...

Date: Every Wednesday from 9 – 30 May, 5.30pm - 8.30pm Location: The Hub co-working space, Arch 28 @TheAfricaCentre   People Like Me Academy (PLM) is an educational medium designed to equip young people with the essential skills and experiences that they need to meet their career aspirations and/or start up ambitions. It was founded out of the frustration of an all too familiar quandary. An inability to secure a...

Date:  Friday 27 April 2018 – 6pm – 10pm Location: Arch 29 @TheAfricaCentre    Decolonising The Archive and Black History Studies In partnership with Brand South Africa, invite you to the screening of Winnie. Winnie Madikizela-Mandela was variously viewed as the wife of South Africa’s most revered leader, the mother of her nation and a revolutionary force in her own right. Join us for an exclusive night of film + panel Q&A with anti-Apartheid activist...

Date: THIS SPRING | Every Mon – Tue – Fri except bank holidays 11am – 3pm Location: Africa Centre’s main building, 66 Great Suffolk St., SE1 0BL   This is a new and exciting street food business bringing to London the heart and taste of Madagascar! Make the Africa Centre house on 66 Great Suffolk Street, SE1, and your new lunchtime hotspot. Come enjoy some of the specialities from...

Date: Saturday 30th June, 11am – 8pm Location: The Hub co-working space + Arch 29 @TheAfricaCentre   Jollof Festival and Afropolitan Insights presents the very first UK Edition of their inimitable Jollof Festival! Jollof Festival UK team rounds up its favourite Jollof restaurants and vendors under our roof, to bring you some of the best Jollof dishes from various different countries, for you to sample, taste and vote....

Date: Wednesday 9 May 2018, 7pm – 10pm Location: Arch 29 @TheAfricaCentre   A fascinating presentation by Black History Studies, in collaboration with Decolonising the Archive that will highlight the history of economic empowerment, focussing on past economic successes made by people of African and Caribbean descent in the areas of business development and entrepreneurship and how this can inspire us today. It will focus on the lives,...

Date: Saturday 26th of May, 10am – 4pm Location: Arch 29 @TheAfricaCentre   The Creative Platform Academy is a support system specifically designed for people working in any form of the creative industry so they can fully understand the business behind their craft. It will comprise a series of workshops, practical seminars and one-on-one strategic consultations all of which are designed to help the creative person understand the...

Date: ALL YEAR ‘ROUND | Every 2nd Tuesday of each month, 6 pm – 9pm Location: The Hub co-working space, Arch 28 @TheAfricaCentre Grab tickets for the next Twi club on Tuesday 8th May! Project 1957's Twi Club in partnership with the Young Africa Centre. Twi Club is designed to bring together beginner and intermediate Twi speakers (both Ghanaian and non-Ghanaians) and provide them with a fun, relaxed...

Seeking an actor to play a Black Santa for "Dear Santa." Location : Africa Centre - 66 Great Suffolk street SE1 0BL Date : December 8 - 10 As Santa, you will be working alongside the elves and welcoming visitors to Elf School, who will partake in craft activities. Must be child friendly, have a bubbly personality, and love Christmas. Must be DBS checked. Ethnicity: African or African or...