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Welcome to The Africa Centre’s latest news page. As we undergo our biggest redevelopment project yet to bring to life the best version of The Africa Centre possible, we want to have one central place for all stories relating to everything that is happening.

Vacancy: Head of Marketing and Communications

The Africa Centre is seeking a highly skilled, organised and dynamic individual to join The Africa Centre team in a crucial role.

Working closely with and reporting to the Director, The Head of Marketing and Communications will lead the development and implementation of the organisation’s Marketing and Communications strategy, as well as ensure the day to day delivery and effectiveness of all our Communications, Marketing and Social Media.

Please follow the link below to apply. If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact us

Closing date is Sunday 19th January 2020. Interviews will be held in the following 3 weeks.

The Africa Centre is searching for a new Chair

The Africa Centre is a vibrant home for the UK-based African Diaspora, and serves as an iconic cultural space in the heart of London.
With a rich history spanning six decades, The Africa Centre is a registered charity committed to celebrating and promoting African culture, entrepreneurship, thought leadership, education, and networking.

We are seeking to appoint a new Chair, with experience of senior leadership, non-profit governance, and cultural sector knowledge.

Please follow the link below to apply.

Visit from The Deputy Mayor of London for Business to The Africa Centre


On July 24th, Deputy Mayor of London for Business, Rajesh Agrawal, went on a tour of London and, particularly, the places that have received funding from the Mayor’s Office’s Good Growth Fund.

The Africa Centre announces architectural tendering process to transform Southwark HQ


The Africa Centre today, 25 March, announced details of the tendering process for the design team to deliver a bold and creative vision for its headquarters in Southwark, London.

The Africa Centre awarded £1.6m grant by Mayor of London’s Good Growth Fund


The Africa Centre is extremely proud to announce that as part of London Mayor Sadiq Khan’s £70m Good Growth Fund, our funding application for the further development of The Africa Centre has been successful in securing a grant of up to £1.6 million.

New talent Freehaus wins Africa Centre contest


Emerging practice Freehaus has won the competition to overhaul the Africa Centre’s headquarters in Southwark, central London.

The Africa Centre Christmas Market

Friday 6 December 2019, 12pm to 8pm and Saturday 7 December 2019, 11am to 8pm