Africa Take Part: Fun Family Creative Workshops

About this event

African Night Fever and Ropetackle proudly invite you to take part in this special free, family friendly fun-packed day of workshops, embracing the magical spirit of West Africa and its cultures, plus an immersive lunch time concert finale with Namvula.

The workshops and concert are designed for all abilities and we encourage family participation.

Namvula is a singer/songwriter whose artistic journey is an exploration of cultural intersections and heartfelt storytelling.

Her music reflects the nuances and complexities of her mixed Zambian and Scottish heritage, and a restlessness born of her diasporic upbringing. She takes inspiration from the deep grooves of Africa, the lyrical sensibility of folk-pop, and the improvisational freedom of jazz.

Activities include:

  • Fun dance workshop with Ali Bangura and Kwame Ernerst-Obeng
  • Learn to move to the beats of West Africa, singing and clapping to joyous traditional songs
  • Fun filled African drumming workshop for all ages (limited spaces)
  • Family friendly arts and crafts activities with Phati Mnguni
  • Discover the cultural stories of the Manding Griots
  • Immersive lunchtime concert with Namvula

11am-12.30pm: arts and crafts activities, and two 30 min drumming workshops (spaces are limited, first come first served)
1.30pm-2pm: West African dance workshop, open to all
2pm-3pm: immersive lunch time concert with Namvula

To join us, please book your free ticket according to whether you will just attend the workshops, attend both workshops and concert, or just attend the concert.

You can choose which activities and workshops you wish to participate in on the day, however, please note the drumming workshops have limited spaces.

  • Date
    Sat, October 14, 2023
  • Start time 11:00 AM
  • Price SOLD OUT
  • Duration 180 Minutes
  • Event format TBA

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