IT’S ALMOST HERE….’Africa Oyé’ – The UK’s largest free celebration of African Music and Culture!

Saturday 16th – Sunday 17th June 2018, 12:30 PM – 9:30 PM @ Sefton Park, Liverpool, L17 1AJ Africa Oye, is the UK’s largest free celebration of African music and culture, and takes place annually in Liverpool. Beginning in 1992 as a series of small gigs in the city center, the event has gone from…

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“FASHION4AFRICA POP UP”: showcasing contemporary African art and fashion in the heart of the Westend,

Friday 27th July 2018, 12:00 PM – 8:30 PM @ The China Exchange (UK), 32a Gerrard Street, London, W1D 6JA We are pleased to announce that ‘Fashion4Africa‘ will be rekindling and showcase contemporary creative African art and fashion in the heart of the Westend, surrounded by UK’s theatre-land, hotels, tourism and Soho nightlife. Fashion4Africa’s boutique…

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“9th ANNUAL YORUBA ARTS FESTIVAL”

Saturday 21st – Sunday 22nd July 2018, 12:00 PM –9:00 PM @ Clissold Park, Green Lanes, London N16 9EY Founded in 2010, the annual Yoruba Arts Festival celebrates the rich and diverse arts and culture of one of Africa’s largest and oldest cultures.   The festival features cultural performances, arts and crafts, workshops, competitions, children’s…

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Exhibition: ‘SOUTH AFRICAN MOMENTS’ by Lucy Abraham

Monday 30th July – Sunday 5th August 2018 from 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM @ 54 The Gallery, 54 Shepherd Market, London W1J 7QX   The exhibition will capture the vitality of life in contemporary South Africa. Erina’s vivid and colourful paintings depict sunny South Africa and its rainbow nation, drawing inspiration from the beauty…

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Curators Talk ‘Family Ties: The Adamah Papers’ by Black Cultural Archives

Thursday 12th July 2018, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM @ 1 Windrush Square, Brixton, London SW2 1EF ‘Family Ties Curators Talk‘ – Natalie Fiawoo shares insight into her journey curating this new exhibition, which gives you an insight into what life was like in 1885 to 1950s Ghana; and how a British-Ghanaian family from east London rediscovered their…

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‘Arrival’: Celebrating Windrush and the Communities who Followed

Saturday 30th June 2018 @ City Hall, The Queen’s Walk, London SE1 2AA Arrival: celebrating Windrush and the communities who followed. City Hall will host a free event to bring the story of ‘arrival in London’ to life. There will be talks, music, workshops, film screenings and installations. The day will honour the Windrush generation and…

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THE ULTIMATE DAY OF INDULGENCE: “The 2018 CurlyTreats Festival” – The UK’s Biggest Natural Hair & Beauty Event!

CurlyTreats Festival London 2018 is the ultimate one-day event focused on all things natural hair, beauty and wellness. Known as the UK’s leading event of its kind, this is a day of empowerment, entertainment and influence at its best. Packed with vendors, seminars, interactive workshops, live features and expert speakers.

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‘BlackWoman 2018 – The Inauguration’ 

Saturday 23rd June 2018, 2:00 PM & 6:00 PM @ COS, 146 Queen Victoria St, London EC4V 4BY BlackWoman will showcase the best of four emerging designers and 20 models with Catwalk Shows, Human Rights Presentations, and Cultural Debates. BlackWoman will be a glossy, crowd-pulling experience where young, edgy designers will showcase their next-generation cool, with art-world…

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‘Africa Utopia 2018 Festival’ 

Thursday 19th – Sunday 22nd July @ The Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, London SE1 8XX Africa Utopia is an annual festival celebrating the arts and culture of one of the world’s most dynamic and fast-changing continents. Championed by Senegalese singer and human rights advocate Baaba Maal, the annual programme features a range of talks, workshops, music, performances,…

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‘Experience The Untold African Story Of The First World War’

Wednesday 11th – Sunday 15th July 2018 @ Tate Modern, Bankside, London SE1 9TG Tate Modern joins forces with 14-18 NOW the UK’s arts programme for the First World War centenary, to commemorate the significant contribution of African men and women in this desperate conflict that took the lives of so many. THE WORLD premiere of a new…

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WINDRUSH FILM PREMIERE SERIES: Di Journey & Brown Girl Begins 

Saturday 16th June 2018, 2:30 PM – 9:30 PM @ Africa Centre, 66 Great Suffolk Street, Arch 29 Nearest Station Southwark, London SE1 0BL In honour of those who have contributed to the Journey we have made and for those who will continue the journey towards our success as a people. 2:30 PM : Pop Up…

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Break From Convention: Reel Rebels Radio hosts pop-up art exhibition ‘Perspectives’

Friday 8th – Saturday 10th June 2018. 6:00 PM @ at Reel Radio Rebels Music Studios, 7A Bouverie Mews, London N16 0AE AN EXHIBITION is set to showcase the work of three artists in a ‘break from convention’ with a twist next month. Reel Rebels Radio hosts pop-up art exhibition, ‘Perspectives’, featuring the work of comic artist…

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‘Radiate Windrush 2 Day Festival’ by Wanda Nation

 Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th June 2018. 12:00 PM – 9:00 PM @ Crystal Palace Park, Anerley Hill, London SE19 2GA   Wanda Nation presents ‘Radiate Windrush Festival‘, a friendly cosmopolitan Black Culture and Afro Arts community event. It has been created to celebrate the 70th Anniversary of the Windrush and to appreciate the Black…

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‘G.I.R.L. Xhibition’ by Aisha Kigwalilo

 Saturday 16th June 2018, 5:00 PM – 11:00 PM @ Temple of Peace, King Edward VII Avenue, Cardiff CF10 3AP   The Africa-UK Young Women’s Leadership and Empowerment Movement, TuWezeshe Akina Dada presents to you G.I.R.L. Xhibition – A collaborative art exhibition showcasing young up and coming artists through the representation and celebration of black female individuality.…

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LONDON HISTORY DAY 2018: Free Screening of ‘BEYOND THE PHOTO’ at the ‘Herne Hill Film Festival’

Thursday 31st May 2018, 8:00 PM @ The Prince Regent, 69 Dulwich Road, London SE24 0NJ ‘London History Day‘ is back and it’s bigger and better than ever! More than 70 of London’s museums, galleries and cultural spaces will open their doors to reveal special behind the scenes tours, rarely seen exhibits and one off…

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“POP UP AFRICA”: EXPERIENCE AFRICA THROUGH RETAIL AND FOOD – SUPPORTING AFRICAN START- UPS TO REACH THE WIDER MARKET

‘Pop Up Africa’ at Spitalfields: Monday 28th May 2018 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM @ Spitalfields Market, 65 Brushfield Street, Spitalfields London E1 6AA ‘Pop Up Africa‘ returns to Spitalfields on Bank Holiday Monday 28th May 2018 to host the much loved ‘Africa at Spitalfields’ event. Africa at Spitalfields offers city dwellers the chance to experience and purchase a bit of…

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“I AM NOW YOU – MOTHER” An Exhibition by MARCIA MICHAEL

Michael uses photography and oral history to retrieve lost and re-imagined narratives of her matri-lineal ancestry, creating an intimate dialogue between mother and daughter in order visualise history from her mother’s memory. In the artist’s own words: ‘my desire is to recover a visual and aural narrative of my matri-lineal history and reunite the present with the past. The body is testament to the refusal to forget. The body, my mother’s body, is all of my histories’.

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“HAIL THE DARK LIONESS” Exhibition by South African visual activist Zanele Muholi

Now til 24th June 2018, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM @ New Art Exchange, 39-41 Gregory Boulevard, Nottingham NG7 6BE  Hail the Dark Lioness by South African visual activist Zanele Muholi “I’m reclaiming my blackness, which I feel is continuously performed by the privileged ‘other’. My reality is that I do not mimic being black;…

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RAPHAEL ALBERT: “MISS BLACK AND BEAUTIFUL EXHIBITION”

For more than three decades from the late 1960’s, Raphael Albert organised and documented numerous black British beauty pageants and other cultural events, while creating a portfolio of photographs of aspiring models in his home studio.

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“MFest” – The first UK festival dedicated to the literature, culture and ideas of Black British Muslim Communities

With more than 25 events running from Friday 27th to Sunday 29th April 2018 at The British Library and P21 Gallery, MFest provides a unique platform in the centre of London for emerging and established writers, performers and artists to present their works and bring together Britain’s incredibly varied Muslim population.

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** 7 DAYS TO GO ** “Rock Against Racism: Victoria Park Carnival –  40th Anniversary Special Event”

Sunday 29th April 2018 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM @ The Migration Museum, The Workshop, 26 Lambeth High Street, London SE1 7AG On Sunday 30 April 1978, 80,000 people gathered in Trafalgar Square, and danced their way through the East End to Victoria Park in Hackney for the first big ‘Rock Against Racism Carnival Against…

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“RETURN TO YOUR ROOTS FESTIVAL 2018 – NATURAL HAIR, BEAUTY, HEALTH & WELLNESS” by Khembe Clarke

A family occasion full of positive vibes and high energy. Want to know more about looking after natural hair? Interested in improving your health and wellness. Looking for useful information and guidance – then look no further

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“7th Annual Women4Africa Awards UK”  #TheRoyalEdition

The ‘Women For Africa Awards UK’ seeks to honour and award a number of women from African countries at a prestigious venue in central London. The categories have been carefully picked so as to encompass women in their many different roles. 

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“THE BLACK MARKET & FILM FESTIVAL” by Black History Studies

Saturday 5th May 2018, 12:00 PM – 9:00 PM @ The West Green Learning Centre, Parkview Academy, West Green Road, London N15 3QR The 13th Black Market & Film Festival is an event to showcase, expose and connect Black cultural and creative entrepreneurs to the community. We provide a platform to sell their products, promote their skills…

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“The A.C.E. MARKET” Afrikan Centred Education

Saturday April 28th 2018, 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM @ Chestnuts Community Centre, St. Ann’s Road, Tottenham, London N15 5BN We are pleased to inform you that MEDUKATION will be hosting another A.C.E. MARKET on Saturday 28th April 2018. The day is designed for the expressed purpose of bringing together the Enterprises, Businesses, & Programmes in our community; especially…

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