Black History Month workshops
Black History Month workshops celebrating African and Caribbean Culture and the History of Black people within Britain and Europe
Culture in context
Learn about the world largest e-waste dump and turn milk bottles into useful objects, masks, elephants or birds.
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.
Learn about the history of West Africas trade beads, explore some artefacts and make your own colourful beads from magazine and newspapers.
Disrupting gender sterotypes
Poverty of aspiration
We have covered many issues and are happy to work with you. Previous topics include: Slavery, the creation of ‘Africa’, racism, Black people in Britain, The Windrush, South African emancipation and much more.
Drums as standard and up to 200 by special request, enabling us to take larger classes and lower cost per student
Stories from Griot and Anasai from both the caribbean and African traditions
Years delivering workshops. Tried and tested specialists
Authentic cultural arts forms as standard
Black History Month workshops
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, inequality, racism, the history of Black people within the UK, stereotyping, religion and much more! We work with groups with a wide range of skills, gifts and abilities and are happy to lead open learning sessions where students can really engage with our practitioners cultures.
How do we timetable?
Our team will work with you to get the best outcome to reach your objectives.
A session can be from 7 separate classes a day or we can work intensively with one class.
How many students?
As standard we work with a class at a time, if you have space we are happy to work with 2 classes at a time (or up to 60 students) in your hall or larger room.
Maximum – 7 workshops or up to 420 students in a day with one art activity.
How long is a class?
We recommend classes of 60 minutes, though 40 is possible.
We are very happy to work on longer more in depth projects, weeks and days.
Can we mix activities?
What do you need?
How much is it?
Options run from £2 – £16 per student. Please fill out our quick quote form and we will get right back to you with a proposal.
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!
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“Excellent! Each session was tailored for the year group and managed in a fun but firm way. The children got a lot out of them. Thank you!”
“He fully encouraged questions and provoked enquiry about printing symbols. Every activity was interesting and the children were engaged and focused. We all loved it.”