African Activities education!

African Activities have been working in UK schools since 2000, we now work with hundreds of schools and thousands of students every year! 

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Drumming!

An engaging and fun way to get everyone working in rhythm. Everyone gets a drum to play on.

Dance!

High energy but easy to follow moves. A really fun way to get a full body workout!.

Recycling!

Learn about the world largest e-waste dump and turn milk bottles into useful objects, masks, elephants or birds.

Adinkra!

Find out about the symbols and proverbs of the Akan people. Then either make your own symbol or use ours to print your Adinkra Cloth.

Storytelling/drama!

Learn about Anasi the cheeky West African Spider. Question and answer sessions facilitate student led learning, bring Africa right into your classroom. 

Art!

Our highly accesible activities allow you to explore creativity whilst gaining a deeper understanding of African Culture.

Educational establishments as customers accross the UK

Passionate, professional and tallented African Arts Specialists

Years delivering workshops. Tried and tested specialists

Authentic cultural arts forms as standard

We Provide Experiences That Adapt To Meet Your Students Needs.

All of our activities are fully accessible and adaptable equipment is available. We are more than happy to work to meet your learning objectives and have explored slavery, environmental  injustice, religion and much more! We work with groups with a wide range of skills, gifts and abilities.

Nursey – Key Stage 3

Featured on CBeebies – We offer workshops for Nurseries, Infant schools, junior schools and of course primaries.

The full range of workshops designed to meet your learning objectives. More information…

Key stage 3 – GCSE

We are are happy to design workshops to meet your learning objectives.

Popular options include arts weeks, celebrating success days, black history month, GCSE music, art, citizenship and humanities focused events.

Africa Day all schools

We can take over a year group or even a whole school for the day.

We will meet your learning objectives. A wide range of activities work well for MAD week, arts week, Rag week, diversity events and of course black history month. 

Specialist Education

We believe in the healing and the unifying power of the arts. Our workshops are accessible to all.

We enjoy working within a variety of secure units and professional care homes throughout the country.  

All our school workshops aim to introduce positive views of Africa and challenge stereotypes. Activities are unifying, adapting to the differing abilities of those within the group.

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Why Choose Us?

We are dedicated African Arts specialists, passionate about the transformative power of education

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Experienced

Our practitioners are all professional artists. The best in their field – fully trained, CRB checked and insured.

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Authentic

Our practitioners are all from Africa and the Caribbean. Enabling your students to explore, discuss, and learn in a context that involves real-world problems and experiences.

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Effective

98.8% of teachers felt we met their expectations, including 95.2% who felt we exceeded them.

African Activities works hard to redress an imbalance that we, as Africans, perceive in the west.  We simply do not recognise the one dimensional view of the rich and diverse continent that we derive from!

At African Activities we are proud to be the leading supplier of African themed workshops across England. An African Activities workshop guarantees an authentic and quality experience from our exceptional artists. We are proud to work with international musicians who we believe are the best you will find outside Africa, our musicians work across every continent except Antarctica and the Arctic! Of course we are CRB checked and insured.

You can view our workshops on CBeebies and the BBC. We invite you to view our testimonials and see what those who work with us think of our outcomes!

Our workshops will bring African into your school, workplace, community group or festival and we feel we have a lot to offer!

 Get a no hassle quote today and find out what your schools African Activities day might look like

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