Upcoming Events

The above event celebrates the 11th anniversary of The Metanoia Project in the countdown to 2034.  The host is Dr Gloria Gordon, 2002 National Teaching Fellow and founder of the Centre for British African Caribbean Studies (CBACS). Also being celebrated is the 70th Anniversary of International Human Rights Day. The presentation theme ‘Clipped Wings Can Fly Again’ explores, with you, the idea that Africa IS...

Supplementary Schools and Ethnic Minority Communities explores the construction and negotiation of community identities within the context of supplementary schooling.The launch event will include a presentation by the author, Dr Amanda Simon, a Q&A session, refreshments and networking opportunity.Please visit the Eventbrite page for further information and to book your place at the event....

COME! HEAR THE INIMITABLE DR RUNOKO RASHIDI LECTURE Described by some as: The African-Centred Master Teacher and International Eminent Black Scholar and by others as another of the infinite multi-genii - join us to hear and interact with Dr Runoko Rashidi - Historian; Anthropologist; Essayist; Researcher; Editor; Author [author and or editor of eighteen/18 books]; Activist and Public Lecturer whose work is committedly dedicated to full disclosures of Afrikan foundations of...

“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 Khoi San (The founders of Southern Africa) artist Qaeahao and Nigerian (Yoruba) Taiwo Popoola.This exhibit is daily from 20th - 26th 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...