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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....

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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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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...

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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...

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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...

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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 RSCpajUs]

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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 offer we are sure to have something to suit your...

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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...

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Southampton Solent University

Southampton Solent University spent the fourth year working with African Activities at their One World Fair in the University’s Conference Centre. The one world fair celebrates the cultural diversity of the city of Southampton. At Southampton Solent University...

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Marwell Wildlife Park – Sunset Party in the Park

African Activities were pleased to provide a band led drumming workshop during the annual party in the park event at Marwell Zoo. Despite the rain we were able to entertain hundreds of visitors during the evenings events. We have been pleased to return often, and have...

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John Lewis Family Fun Day

We provided a band lead workshop for the staff and families of John Lewis during their annual family fun day. The large house and hall was used to provide a workshop with 100 participants at a time. We were pleased to find the drumming so popular we had a large queue...

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African Activities at L’Oréal

African Activities were delighted to provide drumming workshops for the L'Oréal family day at their head quarters in London.Restricted by room availability Kwame worked with groups of 60, keeping to a strict time schedule through the day.It resulted in a great day...

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Fundraising for Future Bright Trust

We had a fantastic time at the African Sundowner event. With 60 drums and three practitioners we were ready to entertain the crowd. The drums quickly brought people together and we were event delighted to have some dancing! Future Bright Trust raises money to fund the...

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Nursery Children and the Early Years Curriculum

African Activities is proud the have worked with a number of nurseries including Yellow Dot, Paint Pots and Hungerford Nursery School.  We felt you might like to know some of the activities used during Africa weeks in the nurseries. Many nurseries begin with a...

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Key Stage 1 Africa Day

Kwame recently enjoyed a day with Archbishop Wake Primary School.  He worked for the day with their two year two classes and was delighted to take them on a tour of Drumming, Dance and storytelling. "Great at communications. Fair price offered the children an amazing...

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What do customers think?

Testimonials from our clients…


“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