A Black History Month Adinkra Workshop

October is Black History Month in the UK. This blog post contains some helpful hints and links for teachers this BHM. Please feel free to forward it to anyone you think it might interest.   Kwame Bakoji-Hume of African Activities CIC has run hundreds of Black History...

Camp Bestival – We Are Family

From the 25 to the 29 of July African Activities were lucky to be invited to be a part of the Camp Bestival Family. We set up in the new 'Wild Tribe' area a deliberate move away from screens and over stimulation back to activities that reconnect children and their...

Pinewood School

Dear Kwame and everyone else involved at African Activities, Myself and all the staff and children in Year One would like to say a huge thank you for our fantastic African Activities Day. All the children absolutely loved it and I know it will be something they...

African Summer Camp

African Activities CIC is delighted to be running a number of events for children this summer. For the first week of the Summer holidays we are offering a fully immersive Ghanaian experience - children will play games, hear stories, learn songs, drumming, dance and of...

World Book Day

We love Handas Surprise but having lost count of the number of times we have worked with this theme we thought we would let you know about our three current favourite stories... Anasai The Spider - Gerald McDermott If we have visited you will know we love Anasai...

Customer Satisfaction Survey

Click here for Individual Response to the questions "How would you describe your over all experience with our company" Very professional, you have a great team! We had a fantastic time - Kwame was really engaging and gave the kids lots of opportunities to get in...

Kids Clubs – A Day Trip to Ghana

We are always pleased to visit Kids Clubs during the school holidays - Its wonderful to put the focus clearly on having fun! Kwame was pleased to visit Isis After school breakfast and holiday club in Basingstoke. He delivered a range of activities starting with making...

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...

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