Unbury our Dead with Song

Online

A virtual conversation with award-winning Kenyan writer, Mükoma Wa Ngügï plus a live performance of live Ethiopian Tizita music. Unbury our Dead With Song is a novel about four talented Ethiopian musicians – The Diva, The Corporal, the Taliban Man, and Miriam, who are competing to see who can sing the best Tizita (popularly referred to as Ethiopian blues). Taking place in an illegal boxing...

Free

Is Pan-Africanism Dead?

Online

This discussion seeks to unpack the state of the Pan-African movement in 2021 and beyond, specifically from a diaspora perspective. Are the founding principles still relevant to the current generation, does it need to be redefined and who are the leaders of the new school? We'll try to find answers to some of these questions and explore key actions that are necessary to ensure that...

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Sisters of the Wilderness

The Africa Centre 66 Great Suffolk Street, London

We are pleased to be screening this powerful film about sisterhood, nature conservation, and culture. Set in the iMfolozi wilderness, South Africa, in the oldest game park in Africa, Sisters of the Wilderness tells the story of five young Zulu women going into the wilderness for the first time in their lives on a journey of healing and self-discovery which serves as a reminder that...

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Christmas African Market

It is that time of the year again, to showcase and celebrate Afrocentric creativity and innovation at The Africa Centre's African Market. This time, it is a Christmas Special featuring dozens of exciting vendors. The event is brought to you in partnership with Open The Gate. It's a family-friendly pop-up market event featuring stalls for fashion, jewelry, artwork, hair and skin care products, and books,...

Free

Experience in Hospitality: Money Moves Workshop

This is a programme designed to provide food and beverage entrepreneurs from the Black community with the opportunity to experience various aspects of the industry. Aspiring chefs and entrepreneurs will learn how best to grow and scale their businesses considering specific questions such as when to raise, and from whom. This session will also highlight what investors look out for and how to best engage...

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Migration Stories

Online

National Storytelling Week in 2022 takes place from 29 January to 5 February. The Africa Centre and the Library of Africa and The African Diaspora (LOATAD) are coming together to ‘humanise’ African and Caribbean migration by digging deeper beyond the usual statistics and politically charged narratives. Migration is essentially about the movement of human beings, whether voluntary or involuntary. However, the human dimension is all...

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Reshaping UK Cultural & Creative Industries

Online

A collaboration with University of Arts London (UAL), this online event will focus on re-imagining a more culturally diverse and inclusive space for young creatives and entrepreneurs. As artists and cultural and creative entrepreneurs of the future, what do young people want from the industries? What artistic, creative, ethical, and moral interventions can young people make that will help define the ethos and practices of...

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COVID-19 - A Message from The Africa Centre

In view of the current situation regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19) and to ensure the safety of the public and staff at The Africa Centre, our offices will be closed until further notice. 

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