Summer Festival Our flagship community outreach event and a celebration of contemporary music and art.

Saturday 18th August

The Africa Centre Summer Festival brings together the best of African and Diaspora culture to the streets of Central London. It is the largest African festival in the UK, fusing music, dance, food and fashion from across the UK, Africa & the Diaspora.

We build on the great artistic success of previous editions of our festival and anticipate reaching an even larger audience this year than ever before! We bring together African and Caribbean communities plus everyone with an interest in African and Diasporic music, dance and culture.
#AfricaSummerFest18 IS YOURS to enjoy with friends and family!

 

2 music stages, one youth dance stage, 9 streets, 150 stalls

We are bringing together the best of African and diaspora culture onto the streets of London. It is the largest African festival in the UK, fusing music, dance, food and fashion from across UK and the African continent. Join us on Saturday 18th August 2018. Check back for more info.

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