Summer Festival

Our flagship community outreach event and a celebration of contemporary music and art.

The Africa Centre Summer Festival brings together the best of African and Diaspora culture to the streets of Central London. It is the largest African festival in the UK, fusing music, dance, food and fashion from across the UK, Africa & the Diaspora.

 

We build on the great artistic success of previous editions of our festival and anticipate reaching ever larger audiences year on year! We bring together African and Caribbean communities plus everyone with an interest in African and Diasporic music, dance and culture.

Africa Centre Summer Festival 2018

 

2 Music Stages | 1 Youth Dance Stage | 9 streets | 150 stalls

 

We are bringing together the best of African and Diaspora culture to the streets of Central London. It is the largest African festival in the UK, fusing music, dance, food and fashion from across the UK and the African continent.

Join us on Saturday 18th August 2018 for the calendar event of the year!

 

CLICK HERE for this year’s epic line-up!

Food vendors and traders call-out

 

Application deadline for all food vendors and traders who wish to have a stall at the Africa Centre Summer Festival is FRIDAY 3 AUGUST AT 6PM. To apply, simply click on Google Doc link here.

For additional information and/or traders pack, please email Sandrine at theafricanmarket@openthegate.org.uk.

Africa Centre Summer Festival 2017

 

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.

Africa Centre Summer Festival 2015

 

The Story Within is a celebration of portrait photography in Africa since the 1960s. 

Africa is home to some of the world’s most talented photographers whose style has developed from documenting the streets and popular culture into a diverse contemporary practice.