Get involved and volunteer at The Africa Centre

We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help for this year Africa Centre Summer Festival.

It’s a great opportunity to meet other current and prospective volunteers, get an idea of the activities that go on at the Africa Centre and ask any questions you might have.


Please contact us to register your interest and let us know which session you would like to attend by emailing us, phoning 020 8004 6436 or just popping in to see us!

Join us for a great community festival in Great Suffolk Street. Africa Centre has been running for the 4th year and this year we are making it bigger and better.


Africa Centre Summer Festival is a celebration of the best of African and Black contemporary culture – combining music, art, fashion, to enjoy a wide range of African street food and craft stalls, 3 music stages, great activities and fun for all family.


We need volunteers to make this event a success! The day will be very busy so we need volunteers that will be able to keep up with excitement, bring lots of energy as well as enthusiasm. We will be working through 2 shifts: from 08:30am – 1pm and from 1pm to 8pm.

Volunteer roles will be assigned on the day during briefing including following responsibilities:

Set up/Close Down of festival, including stalls;
Giving out information and directions to the public;
Litter picking;
Stage Management Support;
Graffiti area management;

Management of children’s area
Support of moving acts: dance group;
Photography for event;
Recording feedback through video.

All volunteers will receive a T-Shirt, Lunch and water/drinks throughout the day.

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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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