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Ghana’s Hidden History Explored for LGBTQ+ History Month

We Deh Here Acrylic on canvas painting by Kwame Bakoji-Hume.February in the UK is LGBTQ+ History Month.  Much like black history month it deserves way more than a month a year. It should of course be integrated, but much like Black History LGBTQ+ history is...

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Travel to Ghana this Summer!

This summer we are delighted to be delivering four days of African Summer School from Townhill park community centre. Thanks to funding from Southampton city council free school meals children can come for free and for everyone else it is just £15 per child per day....

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Camp Bestival – We Are Family

camp bestival we are family'We knew Camp Bestival was likely to feel emotional, it is after all a long time since we have gathered with joy in numbers. I also knew I would be be nervous - we have spent months planning, mitigating and protecting for ourselves and...

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How Black will your BHM be this year?

We believe in placing culture firmly within its context. As we plan for Black History month 2022 we thought we might try that with our history too. The truth is much Black History taught within schools just isn’t. Slavery, apartheid, the civil rights movement – none...

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Ghana 2020

We intend to offer the most authentic and real experience in sub saharan Africa.  This year in 2020 Kwame is delighted to invite you directly to his home town for the first time.  Having told stories of Buipe to schools across the UK we would like to invite you to...

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SEND Resource Of The Year – Finalists!

African Activities were humbled to be nominated for the award of "best SEND resource in schools" and delighted to discover we have been shortlisted as finalists. The Award is delivered by The Music and Drama Education Awards who told us "This is a tremendous...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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How We Help Each Other Through An Educational Funding Crisis

There is no doubt that schools are under extraordinary pressure at this time. A twin attack of funding shortfalls and increasing pressure on targets, curriculum and staff time are making in increasingly hard for schools to book activities. We know our outcomes are...

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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...

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Years 3-6 – A day of Recycling, Dance and Storytelling

We spent a wonderful day recently with Congerstone Primary school.  The children and teachers had a fabulous time. We thought you might like to see the timetable for the day to give an idea of what one practitioner can offer. Here is some video of a little African...

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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 -...

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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.  

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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

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

HR Manager, Critical Software