With summer drawing to an end, here’s what’s on, 5 must visit African events before the cold returns (In no particular order).
5. This is AFRIKA: London-African Dance Party
This is AFRIKA brings world class African music to some of London’s trendy night spots, with live DJs spinning the latest in contemporary music across all genres that span the African continent. Hear the seamless blends of popular African genres such as Afrobeat, Soukous, Naija-pop, Kwaito plus many more.
This is an event for all dance and music enthusiasts; whether you like African pop music or you just want to socialise and enjoy a drink. London African Dance Party is where you can do it all. This event kicks off on the 25th Aug at The Planet Nollywood, Camberwell Road,London. Interested in attending? Click the link to purchase your tickets. London African Dance Party Tickets .This is the event you don’t want to miss.
4. South African Braai
Feeling nostalgic, missing home or just interested in attending a traditional South African braai. This is the event for you.
Braai is the South African equivalent of a BBQ. Jaya & Co are offering an experience like no other. What makes a Braai special is the company and the food. You’ll be spoiled for choices with menu options such as Peri peri whole roasted lamb shoulder, Cajun spice & maple chicken, Roasted sea trout plus plenty more to suit your needs.
Located in FEGO, Pembroke Road, Sevenoaks. This South African Braai will be fun for the whole family & did we mention that it’s FREE. Register your spaces here: South African Braai Registration
3. Nula’s Kitchen Presents: African Street Food ‘Pop Up’
Whether you would describe yourself as a ‘foodie’ or not, this is definitely a must attend event. Nula’s kitchen brings you a sample taste of African cuisine with a contemporary twist. This will be a unique experience offering the most vibrant and freshly prepared delights from the continent.
You won’t just enjoy the food by itself. You will also experience a beautifully curated blend of both African and contemporary music, games and a host of other activities for the whole family to enjoy. This African street food pop up us definitely the right way to close off the summer. Book your tickets here: African Street Food Pop Up Tickets
2. Pop Up Africa’s – Africa at Spitalfields (The Mini Edition)
A personal favourite of ours, Pop Up Africa invites you to shop Africa, taste Africa and experience Africa like never before. Recently, Pop Up Africa took over the whole Spitalfields market for the African Pop Up event. If you missed that, this is the chance to enjoy the mini edition of the shopping experience. You’ll find a little taste of Africa via skin and hair products, books, art, fashion and jewellery amongst other market stalls.
Shop your way through 40 exclusive stalls selling African & Africa inspired products. All free of charge. Register your tickets here: Pop Up Africa Registration
1. Noir Escape
Taking place every Saturday from the 19th August, Noir Escape offers weekly African Caribbean cuisine and experience. Offering jerk duck, fish cake wraps, rice and veg curry as-well as plenty more options; Noir Escape is a much check out event. It’s not just about food, there will also be few surprises, plus live DJ’s giving you a soundtrack to enjoy your summer evenings. Join the party here: Noir Escape Registration