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A full-day, free festival, packed with a line-up of performances, displays & activities.We are bringing the heat to London with three Music Stages. Join us on at The Africa Centre, 66 Great Suffolk St, SE1 0BL on Saturday 19 August 2017. See more information about upcoming activities and programme.Visit our festival website: Africa Centre Festival...

Future Trends is a collaboration between the award winning creative consultants Pidgin Perfect (Glasgow), fashion curators 2ManySiblings (Nairobi), Zoma Contemporary Arts (Addis) and The Africa Centre (London). The project is a new Arts new Audiences (nAnA) grantee through the ‘British Council’s East Africa Arts’ programme.Future Trends is a look into a utopian future where reimagined fashions, design, and architecture combine with emerging forms of technology...

Yinka Ilori creates immersive experience at The Africa CentreBritish-Nigerian designer Yinka Ilori will launch a specially commissioned installation for the Africa Centre during London Design Festival, September 16 – 23, 2017.The project called ‘A large Chair doesn’t make a King’ is an immersive installation that invites the audience to take a seat at one of four chairs mounted on stairs. On sitting, the participant will...

This one-day event will be hosted at The Africa Centre in collaboration with Africa Oracle. The Africa & Diaspora (ADF) is created to provide a valuable platform for exchanging ideas and discussing common issues every 6 months. The first edition will provide a forum for the presentation and discussion of Trade, Investment, Entrepreneurship and UK-Africa Cooperation in the private sector. It will facilitate and promote...

Afrimari, an international maritime network connecting leaders, in partnership with global maritime group CMR and the Africa Centre cordially invite you to the screening of thought-provoking film 'Big Men' on Thursday 29th of June 2017.'Big Men' brings awareness to the oil finds in Ghana through the Kosmos story and highlights both the larger commercial and political spectrum of doing business in Africa.The screening will start...

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...