Southbank International School

Kwame worked with two classes across the day at the Kensington Campus of the Southbank International school. The day started with an assembly and a run through of some African artefacts to get the children thinking! Then the children enjoyed Adinkra printing -...

Why do we do what we do?

Kwame recently received a request from Arts Professional Magazine to share his thoughts on Black History Month and the work that we do across the country. You can see the article here , we would love to know what you think....

Back to Work!

As much as it was wonderful to spend a month in Ghana, it is also very lovely to return. My family picked me up at the airport and it was great to hear about what they have been up to whilst I was gone. I'm glad they were there to help with the baggage as well as we...

Kwame From Ghana

Kwame is currently in Buipe. We have been delighted by the progress of the returnees house which is now fully roofed and operational. The trees are growing well, unsurprisingly as Adamu is currently watering them three times a day! The foundations are in for the river...

Adinkra Symbols: Outcomes

We are often asked about outcomes from our adinkra printing workshops so I thought we would pop some up online for you to take a look at. Adinkra is highly accessible and adaptable which means that a wide range of ages and abilities can access it in different ways and...

Taste of Africa

We were delighted to support the fundraising of Toby to work for his upcoming visit to Kenya. "I just wanted to write to you to thank so very much for your help in making my fundraising evening so much fun and to add a real taste of Africa to my themed evening....

Hurlingham Academy

We returned to Hurlingham Academy for Black History month. This year with drumming workshops and dance workshops from Emmanuel and Pape. It was a fantastic day of workshops followed by a show stopping finale and performance to parents and the school. We look forward...

SS Mendi | Dancing the Death Drill

The SS Mendi had sailed from Cape Town in 1917 carrying 823 men of the South African Native Labour Corps, ready to lay down their lives to defend a 'mother county' that did not even recognise them as citizens. Most of them had not seen the sea before and many could...

Live at the Ageas Bowl with Lion King!

A cricket ground, Lion King, outdoor cinema and us! Could the British summer get any better than this? The Disney classic The Lion King to be shown on July 22nd 2018 on the Ageas Bowl outfield on one of the venue’s new giant HD Samsung screens, offering a unique...

Mela Festival!

On Saturday 14th July 2018, Southampton’s biggest free family festival is back. The Southampton Mela Festival will fill Hoglands Park with music, dance and family activities from around the world and African Activities are delighted to be back on the main stage! If...

New Energy Fitness

Kwame had a great time with the guys from New Energy Health and Fitness during their recent staff training day. The guys had fun working on the rhythms and really came together to create a great groove. [videopress...

Childrens Entertainers

For children's parties and events we have a number of entertainers who are sure to keep your little ones (and the adults) entertained! With art, textiles, drumming, dancing a storytelling on...

Launch of the New Forest Arts Festival

African Activities were honored to be invited to launch the New Forest Arts Festival to dignitaries from across the New Forest. Over 50 guests attended a launch evening for a sneak preview of some of this year’s fantastic events. African Activities provided a drumming...

What do customers think?

Testimonials from our clients…

“Amazing!

Kwame is brilliant, everyone loved him and I have passed his details on to a few of the staff members”

Katie Wells| Yes

Corporate Bookings, Yes - Your event solutions

“Many thanks once again for providing our entertainment last weekend.

People really enjoyed it and you handled the large group really well”

Helen Mizen | Critical Software

HR Manager, Critical Software

Home    About     Blog    Contact Us    Privacy

African Activities, Unit 17, Netley Marsh Workshops, woodlands,

Southampton, SO40 7GY

023 8178 2720

info@africanactivities.org.uk