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One Central Place for all Updates

 

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.

The Africa Centre is building a new home

 

The Africa is building a home for contemporary African culture and heritage. There are ambitious and advanced plans to create the most welcoming cultural space in London.

 

Our appointed Architects Freehaus, are now in the late stages of the architectural design process and building work is expected to commence later this year.

 

We are excited about what the future holds for The Africa Centre.

COVID-19 – Important 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.

 

Please follow the link for more information.

 

 

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.

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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