Upcoming Events

“Pain To Power” Purchase Tickets HereBritish-Nigerian model and youth advocate Mulan Itoje—a previous contestant on Britain’s Next Top Model and mentor at The Change foundation—continues her empowering work with a series of self-care events, entitled ‘Spring Melanin’.   On April 1 the model curated the first of Spring Melanin events which brought together darkskinned women from all ethnicity's to celebrate themselves in a safe space. The next event, a...

LUBU Art presentsAn eclectic exhibition of works from artists Qaeahao and Taiwo Popoola.This exhibit is daily from 20th - 25th October 2018 in The Africa Centre Gallery. The Private View will be on Friday 19th October from 6pm-9pm....

Pulsating with rhythmic energy and groove Via Kanana stands as an expression of light and hope, defying the adversity and fear caused by corruption in a post-apartheid era.Choreographed by South African dance legend Gregory Maqoma, the dynamic artists of Via Katlehong bring the whistling, tapping, clapping rebellion of the quick-stepping Pantsula movement to the stage. As ambassadors of the culture, a way of life for township inhabitants,...

 Hosted by The Africa Centre  (5th-14th October 2018) and designed by Pierre-Christophe Gam, “Sankara, The Upright Man” is a mix-media installation offering an apocryphal retelling of the life of Thomas Sankara, the late president of Burkina Faso.Thomas Sankara was a military captain, a humanist, a pan-Africanist, an ecologist and a feminist who served as President of Burkina Faso from 1983, until his death in 1987,...

Dear friendsJoin us on an amazing journey of fun, leisure, information and spiritual awakening through the sacred and magical heritage and cultures of Africa. An unforgettable day filled with inspiring talks and workshops for education, family, relationship, business and personal motivation. Prepared to celebrate you.By attending this magnificent event, you might actually think you're travelling through the continent of Africa. Come network with us...

Calling all food vendors and traders!Application deadline for a stall at our annual Africa Centre Summer Festival is FRIDAY 29 JUNE AT 5PM.To apply, simply click on Google Doc link hereFor additional information and traders pack, email theafricanmarket@openthegate.org.uk.See you at the Africa Centre Summer Festival on Saturday 18 August....

Saturday 18 August 2018 - Great Suffolk Street, SE1 Line-up announcements coming soon! Grab FREE TICKETS online   2 music stages, one youth dance stage, 9 streets, 150 stallsWe are bringing together the best of African and diaspora culture onto the streets of London. It is the largest African festival in the UK, fusing music, dance, food and fashion from across UK and the African continent. Join us on Saturday...

Sundays, 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 Holding Hoop Troupe! Level up with The Hoop Awards program where...

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: 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...