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We are delighted to be partnering with Hogan Lovells to host a cocktail reception honouring African arts and culture on Wednesday 14th February 2017 from 6.30pm to 9pm. We invite you to join us at the Africa Centre brand new space, THE HUB, located at Union Yard Arches in Southwark as we welcome special guests Johnnetta Cole and Christine Crammer from the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art in Washington DC, for a one-night only special event. This event...

This holiday season, the Africa Centre celebrates its new location in Southwark, with the ‘Africa Pop-Up Shop’. For 3 days from December 15 until 17, emerging and established talents from Africa and the UK-African Diaspora will be showcased – featuring incredible artisanship from Ghana and Kenya, to South-Africa and the UK in one unique space. Fashion, jewellery, homewear, accessories, prints and African food will be on sale to the...

The Africa Centre is launching a series of consultations to get feedback from its stakeholders as we are developing our new strategy and shaping our new vision. 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 November 2016. Come to have a tour of the new space and give us...

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 2016 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...

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...