Africa Centre: Summer Festival 2017 MUSIC – CULTURE – ART – FASHION

The Africa Centre Summer Festival will take over the streets around its new home just three minutes walk from Tate Modern and Southwark tubes. Not an event to be missed!
Enjoy the best of  African and Black British music with THREE STAGES featuring the sounds of  DEE AJAYI, HAK BAKER, AFRIKAN BOY,  BIG TOBZ, MOELOGO, SEEDS OF CREATION, AMIRA KHEIR + MORE

A fun filled day for the whole family from midday to sundown,  fashion, jewellery, accessories and beauty brands and indulge in a selection of delicious food. Take selfies using the hashtag #AfricaSummerFestival and have loads of fun!

Family and kid-friendly activities include pop-up cinema and bar installation by British-Nigerian inside artist and designer Yinka Ilori in one of the Africa centre’s two railway arches at Old Union Yard.

Visual art is provided by a special installations from celebrated sculptor, Sokari Douglas Camp CBE whose “Corten Head” will be unveiled just outside the Africa Centre. In Surrey Row, the Sulger-Buel Lovell Gallery will showcase the work of two highly original talents, Zimbabwe based artist Georgina Maxim and Ghanaian artist Larry Amponsah.

With it new home in Southwark, The Africa Centre will provide an update of their re-development plans, including the opening of the café-bar alongside a resolutely contemporary performance space and future activities programmed at its co-working space THE HUB.

Pop up from Bala Baya, fusing their North African heritage will be dishing out delicious delights adding to the days attractions. As the night descends, Bala Baya will host their own Africa nights party, serving you cocktails all the way till 4am, come sip and wiggle with our live DJ playing the best tropical beats!

More info: www.africacentrefestival.com . Follow @TheAfricaCentre to get the latest festival updates.

When: SAT 19TH AUGUST 2017 Where: GREAT SUFFOLK STREET, SOUTHWARK, LONDON SE1 TIME: 12pm – 10PM FREE ENTRY

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